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

How does business

How does business "do the right thing?"


A conflict between politicians and corporations is coming to a head in the U.S.

What’s next for global trade?

What’s next for global trade?


Global trade was a hot issue at the World Economic Forum in Davos, late last month, and continues to be a priority for Canada’s boards

Hacks and breaches: Taming the cyber beast

Hacks and breaches: Taming the cyber beast


A cyberattack is every board director’s worst nightmare. 

Why boards need to engage with all stakeholders

Why boards need to engage with all stakeholders


Amidst the partisan rancour in American politics, a recent and rare example of Washington bipartisanship has produced a sensible piece of legislation that could eventually have implications for Canadian corporate governance.

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.