News & Publications

With our finger on the pulse of corporate governance in Canada and abroad, the ICD produces and distributes a number of high-quality governance resources to keep our members up to date and well-informed.

Director Journal

Director Journal is the official print publication of the Institute of Corporate Directors and features in-depth analysis of governance issues and trends written by experienced directors, senior executives, and governance experts. This full-colour publication is published and distributed to members six times a year.        
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ISSN 2371-5634 (Print)
ISSN 2371-5650 (Online)

Conference Connects e-newsletter

Stay connected to ICD's national governance gathering prior to the event with thought-provoking newsletter articles based on the conference themes.  Post-conference each issue will contain special reports on the highlights and key learnings from the day. 

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Directors' Responsibilities Guide

Developed by Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP in collaboration with the ICD, the 6th edition of Directors’ Responsibilities in Canada offers Canadian directors a comprehensive guide to the responsibilities and potential liabilities imposed on directors of Canadian corporations, as well as strategies for mitigating business as well as personal risk. 

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Eyes on Governance e-newsletter

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Latest Articles

Directors on the Move

Directors on the Move

Spencer Stuart

Directors on the Move™ provides a detailed listing of new, publicly announced board appointments across Canada.

ICD Chapter Event Insights

ICD Chapter Event Insights


Takeaways from regular ICD chapter events across the country

How to Improve Your Board's Gender Balance

How to Improve Your Board's Gender Balance

George Horhota

We all recognize that there is a serious gender imbalance on most corporate boards. Among the 677 issuers listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, 45 percent have failed to appoint any female directors.

Change Management Has Changed: Boards Must Too

Change Management Has Changed: Boards Must Too

Edmond Mellina

Edmond Mellina argues that it’s the board’s job to ensure that management hires disruptive leaders – and to serve as a bridge between these innovators and the organization’s legacy parts

Unstoppable Change, Relentless Innovation

Unstoppable Change, Relentless Innovation

Simon Avery

Canada's Governor General urges boards to resist complacency in dynamic times