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)

Director Lens

Our regular communique to ICD members with a focus on current issues of relevance to directors as well as upcoming events acorss Canada, ICD course deadlines and board opportunities.

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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

13/01/2018
Spencer Stuart

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

Board Profile: The transformation of BlueShore Financial

Board Profile: The transformation of BlueShore Financial

13/01/2018
Martin Mittelstaedt

When North Vancouver changed from blue collar to white collar, its credit union followed suit – and prospered

ICD Director Lens Survey: Directors bullish on the economy and spending

ICD Director Lens Survey: Directors bullish on the economy and spending

10/01/2018
Jane Gadd

The ICD’s fall survey finds innovation, free trade, diversity and automation all top of mind for board members. But the tasks of preparing for worker displacement and climate change remain low priorities

What should directors expect in 2018?

What should directors expect in 2018?

08/01/2018

As we saw in the last issue of Director Lens, 2017 witnessed many provocative issues for boards including pressure to increase board diversity, calls for increased sustainability disclosure and the uncertainty around the NAFTA negotiations. What development and trends should directors be on the look out for in 2018?

All in the Family

All in the Family

08/01/2018
Colin Ellis

ICD report offers rare glimpse into governance of family-owned businesses