Submissions

The Committee issues Submissions to the regulatory authorities to effect change.  A Submission may be published as a response to a request for comment, or on a proactive basis, when CIRI believes an issue has high importance to the IR profession.

Latest Submissions

CIRI Comments on Proposed National Policy 25-201 Guidance for Proxy Advisory Firms July 22, 2014
The Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) today submitted comments to the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) in response to CSA Consultation Paper
25-­-401: Potential Regulation of Proxy Advisory Firms.
CIRI Comments on the Consultation on the Canada Business Corporation May 15, 2014
The Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) today forwarded a submission in response in response to the request for comments on the above reference Industry Canada Consultation Paper.
CIRI Comments on Proposed Amendments to Form 58:101F1: Disclosure Requirements Regarding Women on Boards and in Senior Management April 16, 2014
The Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) yesterday forwarded a submission to the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) in response to their second round of proposed amendments for disclosure of women on boards and in senior management. This submission reiterates our previously submitted position.
CIRI Comments on CSA Consultation Paper 54-401: Review of the Proxy Voting Infrastructure November 13, 2013
The Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) today submitted comments to the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) in response to Consultation Paper 54-­401 Review of the Proxy Voting Infrastructure.
CIRI Comments on OSC Staff Consultation Paper 58-401 October 2, 2013
The Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) today submitted comments to the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) in response to Consultation Paper 58-­401 Disclosure Requirements Regarding Women on Boards and in Senior Management.

Archived Submissions

CIRI Comments on Proposed National Policy 25-201 Guidance for Proxy Advisory Firms July 22, 2014
The Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) today submitted comments to the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) in response to CSA Consultation Paper
25-­-401: Potential Regulation of Proxy Advisory Firms.
CIRI Comments on the Consultation on the Canada Business Corporation May 15, 2014
The Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) today forwarded a submission in response in response to the request for comments on the above reference Industry Canada Consultation Paper.
CIRI Comments on Proposed Amendments to Form 58:101F1: Disclosure Requirements Regarding Women on Boards and in Senior Management April 16, 2014
The Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) yesterday forwarded a submission to the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) in response to their second round of proposed amendments for disclosure of women on boards and in senior management. This submission reiterates our previously submitted position.

Recent Submission

Collapse

CIRI Comments on CSA Proposed Amendments to the Early Warning System

CIRI has submitted comments to the CSA on proposed amendments NI 62-103 Early Warning Systems and Related Take-Over Bid and Insider Reporting Issues published in March.

CIRI's submission illustrates that Canada's early warning threshold are too high and includes multiple recommendations to the CSA including a reduction in the beneficial ownership threshold.

Click here to learn more.

  • Thank You To CIRI's 2010 National Strategic Partners