Through the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance (CCGG) the following submissions were made:
- 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.
Through Responsible Investment Association of Canada (RIA) the following submissions were made:
- RIA Submission to Finance Canada regarding the Federal Financial Sector Framework [November 15, 2016].
- RIA Submission to Alberta Securities Commission regarding Proposed Amendments to NI 58-101 Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices and Form 58-101F1 Corporate Governance Disclosure [October 14, 2016].
- RIA submission to the Canadian Securities Administrators regarding CSA Consultation Paper 33-404: Proposals to Enhance the Obligations of Advisers, Dealers, and Representatives toward their Clients [September 26, 2016].
- Letter to CFA Society Toronto Chapter re: ESG content in the CFA Program and Continuous Education Program [May 25, 2016].
- RIA Submission to Ontario Securities Commission: OSC Statement of Priorities 2016-17 [May 5, 2016].
- Pembina Institute: BC Climate Leadership Plan consultation [March 29, 2016].
Through the Counsel of Institutional Investors (CII) the following submissions were made:
- Letter to the Tokyo Stock Exchange regarding a consultation on corporate reporting and disclosure put forward by the Financial Council Disclosure Working Group.
- Letter to the U.S. Senate Banking Committee strongly opposing legislation in the House of Representatives that would tighten regulation of proxy advisory firms to the detriment of institutional investors.
Through the Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) the following submissions were made:
- Comments on the January 2016 Consultation Draft of the Capital Markets Stability Act.
RBC GAM made the following submissions directly to regulators:
- Comment letter to the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) re notice 11-744 Draft Statement of Priorities.