CCGG Submissions

The following are the Coalition's submissions on important governance issues.

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2017

Submission to the Ontario Securities Commission on its request for comments on Draft 2017-2018 Statement of Priorities

Submission to the TSX re: Comment letter on proposed TSX amendments re disclosure of security based compensation arrangements

Submission to the House Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology re: Amendments to the Canada Business Corporations Act proposed in Part 1 of Bill C-25

Submission to the Supreme Court of Canada re:  CCGG’s Intervener Factum in Livent Inc. vs Deloitte LLP

2016

Submission to Ministry of Government and Consumer Services re: Ontario Business Law Advisory Council Report

Submission to the Alberta Securities Commission Re: Request for Comments on proposed amendments to National Instrument 58-101 Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices and Form 58- 101Fl Corporate Governance Disclosure regarding gender diversity and term limits

Letter to the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs in support of the Council of Institutional Investors’ letter against the proposed regulation of proxy advisors

Submission to the TSX re: Comment letter on proposed TSX amendments re disclosure of security based compensation arrangements

Submission to OSC re: Draft 2016-2017 Statement of Priorities

2015

Submission to the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services re: Comments on Ontario Business Law Agenda on Priority Findings & Recommendations Report 

Submission to the CSA re: Request for Comments on proposed amendments to Multilateral Instrument 62-104 Take-Over Bids and Issuer Bids and proposed changes to National Policy 62-203 Take-Over Bids and Issuer Bids

Submission to OSC re: OSC Staff consultation Paper 15-401 Proposed Framework for an OSC Whistleblower Program

Submission to TSX and OSC re: Request for Comments on Proposed Amendments to TSX Company Manual to modify, expand and formalize certain exemptions available to interlisted issuers

2014

Submission to Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory Authority re: Draft Provincial and Federal Legislation regarding the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System

Submission to the CSA re: Request  for Comments on Proposed Amendments regarding gender diversity and term limits 

Submission to the OSC re: Request for Comments on Application for Recognition of Aequitas Innovations Inc. and Aequitas Neo Exchange Inc. 

Submission to the CSA re: Request for Comments on Venture Issuer regulation

Submission to the CSA re: Request for Comments on Proposed National Policy 25-201 Guidance for Proxy Advisory Firms

Submission to the OSC re: Ontario Securities Submission Draft 2014-2015 Statement of Priorities

Submission to ICGN re: ICGN Member Consultation on Draft ICGN Global Governance Principles

Submission to the Industry Canada re: Industry Canada Consultation on the Canada Business Corporations Act 

Submission to the OSC re: Request for Comments on Proposed Amendments to National Instrument 58-101 Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices Regarding Women on Boards and in Senior Management 

2013

Submission to the OSC re: CSA Consultation Paper 54-401 Review of the Proxy Voting Infrastructure (the “Consultation Paper”)

Submission to the OSC re: OSC Staff Consultation Paper 58-401 Disclosure Requirements Regarding Women on Boards and in Senior Management (the "Consultation Paper")

Submission to the NASDAQ re: Request by the U.S. Council of Institutional Investors that NASDAQ adopt a majority voting listing standard in uncontested elections of directors

Submission to the NYSE re: Request by the U.S. Council of Institutional Investors that NYSE adopt a majority voting listing standard in uncontested elections of directors

Submission to the CSA re: Proposed Amendments to National Instrument 62-103 The Early Warning System

Submission to the CSA and to the AMF re: Proposed National Instrument 62-105 Security Holder Rights Plans and re: Takeover Bid Defensive Tactics

Submission to the OSC re: Ontario Securities Commission (''OSC'') Draft 2013-2014 Statement of Priorities

Submission to ICGN re: ICGN Position Paper on Gender Diversity

Submission to the TSX re: December, 2012 Consultation Paper on Emerging Market Issuers 

 


2012

Submission to the CSA re: Proposed National Instrument 51-103 Ongoing Governance and Disclosure Requirements for Venture Issuers

Submission to the TSX re: October 4, 2012 Proposed Amendments to the TSX Company Manual to require TSX-listed issuers to adopt Majority Voting Policies

Submission to the TSX re: September 9, 2012 Proposed Amendments to Part IV of the TSX Company Manual

Submission to the CSA re: Consultation Paper 25-401: Potential Regulation of Proxy Advisory Firms

Submission to the OSC re: Ontario Securities Commission's draft 2012-2013 Statement of Priorities

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2011

CCGG Letter of Response to the OSC Staff Notice 15-704: Request for Comments on Proposed Enforcement Initiatives

CCGG Letter of Response to OSC re: Maple Group Acquisition Corporation Notice and Request for Comment

CCGG Letter of Response to the Proposed National Instrument 51-103 Ongoing Governance and Disclosure Requirements for Venture Issuers  

CCGG Letter of Response to the Proposed Amendments to Part IV of the Toronto Stock Exchange Company Manual 

CCGG Letter of Response to the Application for Recognition of Alpha Trading Systems Limited Partnership and Alpha Exchange Inc. as an Exchange 

CCGG Letter of Response to the OSC Staff Notice 54-701: Regulatory Developments Regarding Shareholder Democracy Issues

CCGG Senate Brief: Women on Boards

CCGG Letter of Response to the CSA Submission on Compensation Disclosure

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2010

CCGG Factum in the Supreme Court of Canada 

CCGG Letter of Response to the Concept Release on the US Proxy System

CCGG Letter of Response to the Proposed NI 25-101 - Designated Rating Organizations, Related Policies and Consequential Amendments

CCGG Letter of Response to the CSA Multilateral Consultation Paper 51-403 (Venture Issuer Proposal) 

CCGG Letter of Response to the Proposed Amendements to NI 54-101 Communication with Beneficial Owners of Securities of a Reporting Issuer

CCGG Letter of Response to the Proposed Changes to NI 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects

CCGG Application for Leave to Intervene on Federal Securities Act Constitutional Reference

CCGG Letter to the CSA Regarding the Early Warning Threshold

CCGG Submission to the Parliamentary Committee on Industry, Science, and Technology Regarding the Statutory Review of the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA). (101k PDF)

Report of the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology

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2009

Canadian Coalition for Good Governance comments to the TSX on the proposed changes to Part VI of the Company Manual - shareholder approval in dilutive transactions. (278k PDF)
May 4, 2009

Canadian Coalition for Good Governance comments to the CSA on the proposed changes to the corporate governance guidelines. (323k PDF)
April 20, 2009

Doug Pearce's (CCGG Chair) letter to the CSA outlining the CCGG's concerns with respect to shareholder democracy. (934k PDF)
February 2, 2009

Letter to the SEC on eliminating Broker Votes (360k PDF)
January 19, 2009

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2008

Canadian Coalition for Good Governance comments to the Expert Panel on Securities Regulation (153k PDF)
August 5, 2008

Canadian Coalition for Good Governance comments on the Canadian Performance Reporting Board's exposure draft "Improved Communication with Non-GAAP Finanical Measures" (193k PDF)
April 30, 2008

Canadian Coalition for Good Governance comments on proposed Form 51-102 F6 (Compensation Disclosure) (106k PDF)
April 22, 2008

Canadian Coalition for Good Governance submission to the Ministère des Finances du Québec responding to the Working Paper on the Reform of the Quebec Corporations Act (76k PDF)
April 18, 2008

Canadian Coalition for Good Governance comments on the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) Concept Paper 52-402 on possible changes to securities rules relating to International Financial Reporting Standards (36k PDF)
April 14, 2008

Canadian Coalition for Good Governance comments to the CSA on National Instrument 51-102 (Proxy Solicitation Provisions) (53k PDF)
January 11, 2008

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2007

Canadian Coalition for Good Governance comments to the TSX on Section 6.11 of the Company Manual - Shareholder Approval Requirements for Transactions (128k PDF)
December 12, 2007

Canadian Coalition for Good Governance comments on the CICA exposure draft titled "Employee Future Benefits (Amendments to Section 3461) (39k PDF)
June 30, 2007

Canadian Coalition for Good Governace comments on the proposed amendments to National Instrument 51-102 (regarding executive compensation disclosure) and National Instrument 58-101 (Corporate Governance Disclosure Practices) (162k PDF)
June 29, 2007

Submission to the Ontario Securities Commission, Canadian Securities Administrators and Department of Finance, Canada on the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance's position with respect to a single national regulator. (42k PDF)
June 15, 2007

Submission to the TSX seeking an amendment to the TSX Company Manual to require that shareholder approval be sought by a listed corporation for a transaction involving the acquisition of a reporting issue which would result in equity issuance exceeding 25% of (the acquirer's) outstanding shares. (36k PDF)
June 8, 2007

Submission to the Ontario Government during the Business Law Modernization consultations (38k PDF)
June 7, 2007

Submission to the Canadian Securities Administrators with respect to National Policy 41-201 Distributable Cash and Other Indirect Offerings (48k PDF)
March 6, 2007

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2006

Submission to the Corporate Performance Reporting Board on Draft Intrepretive Release -Distributable Cash (48k PDF)
October 11, 2006

Submission to the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants with respect to the exposure draft on The Auditor's Standard Report. (33k PDF)
September 30, 2006

Comments to the Corporate Reporting Board (CICA) on the interpretive release Risk Disclosures MD&A (30k PDF)
September 15, 2006

Comments to the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board on convergence with International Standards on Auditing (ISAs) (28k PDF)
March 13, 2006

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2005

No submissions are recorded from 2005.

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2004

Submission to the Canadian Securities Administrators with respect to National Instrument 58-101 and National Policy 58-201, Corporate Governance Guidelines. (109k PDF)
December 13, 2004

Submission to Industry Canada in response to Towards an Improved Standard for Corporate Governance for Federally Incorporated Companies: Proposals for Amendments to the Canadian Business Corporations Act. (99k PDF)
December 10, 2004

Comments to the OSC on adoption of SOX 404 internal control standards (30k PDF)
November 23, 2004

Submission to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs with respect to the Five Year Review Committee's final report recommendation to review the Ontario Securities Act. (26k PDF)
August 18, 2004

Submission to FASB in response to a Request for Comments on Exposure Draft No. 1102-100 Share-based Payments, an amendment to FASB Statements No. 123 and 95. (14k PDF)
June 2004

Submission to the Ontario Securities Commission with respect to Multilateral Instrument 58-101 and Multilateral Policy 58-201, Corporate Governance Guidelines. (49k PDF)
May 25, 2004

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2003

Submission to the Honourable Mr. Gregory Sobara regarding Bill 198 and Provisions for Civil Liability for Continuous Disclosure in the Secondary Market. (42k PDF)
December 2, 2003

Note: This is the Coalition's second submission on this topic. No decision had been taken before the recent election in Ontario. With the change in government,
it was necessary to make a subsequent submission to restate our position.

Submission to the SEC in response to a Request for Comments on Proposed Rule: Security Holder Director Nominations Proposed Exchange Act Rule 14a-11 SEC Release No: 34-48626 File No. S7-19-03 (52k PDF)
November 25, 2003

Submission to the Minister of Finance, Government of Ontario, regarding Bill 198 and the Provisions for Civil Liability for Continuous Disclosure in the Secondary Market. (230k PDF)
April 10, 2003

Submission to the Canadian Securities Administrators regarding National Instrument 54-101 Communication with Beneficial Owners of Securities of a Reporting Issuer (30k PDF)
April 2, 2003

Submission to the International Accounting Standards Board on "Share-Based Payment": Exposure Draft Reporting Standards ED2 (10k PDF)
March 18, 2003

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