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Ontario
Securities
Commission


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Commission des
valeurs mobilières
de l'Ontario
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 06, 2017


OSC Announces Roundtable to Discuss Third Annual Review of Women on Boards and in Executive Officer Positions


TORONTO – The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) today announced that it will hold a roundtable to discuss the findings of its third annual review of disclosures made under National Instrument 58-101 Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices relating to women on boards and in executive officer positions, which will be published in the coming weeks.

The event will feature a panel discussion on the results of the review, as well as the benefits, challenges and experiences associated with the existing disclosure requirements relating to women on boards and in executive officer positions. Panellists will include representatives of issuers, investors and proxy advisors, as well as governance experts.

The roundtable will take place on October 24, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on the 22nd floor of the OSC’s offices, located at 20 Queen Street West in Toronto, Ontario.

Additional details regarding the roundtable, including the agenda, list of panellists and information about how stakeholders can register to attend, will be published in the coming weeks.

Any media interested in attending the roundtable should contact media_inquiries@osc.gov.on.ca.

The mandate of the OSC is to provide protection to investors from unfair, improper or fraudulent practices and to foster fair and efficient capital markets and confidence in the capital markets. Investors are urged to check the registration of any persons or company offering an investment opportunity and to review the OSC investor materials available at http://www.osc.gov.on.ca.


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