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.

In Memoriam: Marcelo Mackinley

In Memoriam: Marcelo Mackinley

Brian Milner

As ICD chair, modest yet determined Marcelo Mackinlay doggedly pursued tougher governance standards.

ICD Chapter Event Insights

ICD Chapter Event Insights


Takeaways from regular ICD chapter events across the country

Is Corporate Culture on Your Agenda?

Is Corporate Culture on Your Agenda?

Camille Jovanovic, Steve Chan

With no shortage of corporate crises in the headlines, now more than ever boards need to recognize that they play a key role in overseeing the cultural tone.

New Era Brings Familiar Challenges for Boards

New Era Brings Familiar Challenges for Boards

Fred Clifford

Few would argue that the pace of change in the global economy is accelerating, thanks to innovation, new technology and the rejigging of traditional geopolitical alliances. North American boards must also contend with uncertainty as the United States weighs changes to tax and trade agreements.