2017 Excellence in Governance Award Winners

The Governance Professionals of Canada (“GPC”) handed out the Fifth Annual Excellence in Governance Awards (“EGAs”) on November 2, 2017 at their awards gala dinner and ceremony held at The Carlu in Toronto.

GPC received over 80 nominations this year from organizations across all sectors. The winners, organized by category, are presented below:

  1. Best Practices in Enterprise Risk Management
    • MD Financial Management Inc.
  2. Best Practices in Sustainability and ESG Governance
    • MEC (Mountain Equipment Co-op)
  3. Best Approach to Achieving Effective Board and Committee Operations
    • Green Shield Canada
  4. Best Practices to Enhance Boardroom Diversity
    • Vancouver Airport Authority (YVR)
    • Cameco Corporation (Honourable Mention)
  5. Best Practices in Strategic Planning, Oversight and Value Creation by the Board
    • ATB Financial
  6. Best Engagement by a Governance Team
    • Concentra Bank
  7. Best Compensation, Disclosure and Communication
    • Manulife Financial Corporation
  8. Best Practices in Subsidiary Governance
    • Bank of Montreal
  9. Best Overall Corporate Governance
    • Listed winner: Royal Bank of Canada and 
    • Non-listed winner: Vancouver Airport Authority
  10.  Peter Dey Governance Achievement Award
    •  Hugh Bolton, Chairman, EPCOR Utilities 



For EGA inquiries, please contact:

Albert Orellana
Manager, Education, Special Projects & Administration
416-921-5449 ext. 315

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