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    Rank Company Board Compensation Shareholder Disclosure TOTAL 2003 2002  5-year
        Composition   rights         return
                                                Maximum mark 40 19 28 13 100      
    1 Manulife Financial 39 19 24 13 95 89 96 236
    2 Bank of Montreal 37 18 26 13 94 89 90 141.6
    2 Finning International 38 18 26 12 94 92 91 122.8
    2 Suncor Energy 36 18 27 13 94 89 86 147.3
    5 Bank of Nova Scotia 39 16 26 12 93 82 78 157
    5 Canadian National 37 18 26 12 93 85 72 103.5
    5 Canfor Corporation 38 14 28 13 93 83 68 62.3
    5 Enbridge Inc. 36 17 28 12 93 91 78 96.8
    5 Royal Bank of Canada 34 18 28 13 93 94 85 116.3
    5 Sun Life Financial Inc. 39 15 26 13 93 93 82 n/a
    11 Agrium Inc. 37 18 24 13 92 90 77 43.2
    11 CIBC 34 19 28 11 92 91 87 143
    11 Placer Dome Inc. 39 16 26 11 92 84 78 55.9
    11 Toronto-Dominion Bank 34 17 28 13 92 84 83 80.3
    15 Cameco Corporation 37 16 26 12 91 72 67 233.5
    15 Canadian Pacific Railway 33 17 28 13 91 83 85 n/a
    15 Terasen Inc. 35 17 26 13 91 89 74 114.1
    15 TransAlta Corp. 39 13 28 11 91 94 96 5.6
    19 Industrial Alliance 36 16 26 12 90 81 67 n/a
    19 Rothmans Inc. 39 14 24 13 90 88 85 89.8
    19 SNC-Lavalin Group 39 16 22 13 90 90 76 323.4
    22 MacDonald, Dettwiler 38 18 20 13 89 73 71 n/a
    22 National Bank of Canada 37 15 28 9 89 74 70 180.1
    22 Petro-Canada 33 17 26 13 89 87 79 189.2
    22 Toromont Industries 31 19 26 13 89 76 71 137.7
    22 Nexen Inc. 34 18 24 13 89 82 75 77.9
    27 CP Ships Limited 34 16 24 13 87 85 82 n/a
    27 Hudson's Bay Company 39 12 23 13 87 74 82 -17.5
    27 MDS Inc. 36 18 20 13 87 84 78 30.4
    27 TransCanada Corp. 34 17 26 10 87 90 93 68.3
    31 BCE Inc. 32 17 26 11 86 87 88 96.8
    31 Domtar Inc. 36 13 28 9 86 86 75 3.4
    31 Methanex Corporation 34 15 28 9 86 80 87 326.7
    34 Aliant Inc. 32 16 26 11 85 76 76 35.5
    34 Vincor International Inc. 33 17 24 11 85 83 66 109.9
    34 Zarlink Semiconductor 36 17 19 13 85 72 51 -63.4
    37 Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. 35 16 20 13 84 81 88 -50
    37 Agnico-Eagle Mines 34 13 24 13 84 69 64 100.8
    37 CAE Inc. 33 17 26 8 84 90 89 40.8
    37 Emera Incorporated 33 13 26 12 84 83 81 44.7
    37 Fortis Inc. 39 13 20 12 84 85 60 114.4
    37 Inco Limited 31 18 24 11 84 78 84 46.8
    43 ATS Automation 35 15 20 13 83 74 75 -15
    43 IPSCO Inc. 38 15 20 10 83 78 72 13.4
    43 Laurentian Bank 38 7 26 12 83 76 80 50.3
    43 Nova Chemicals 35 18 18 12 83 80 70 39.7
    47 Alcan Inc. 28 12 28 13 81 79 77 26.7
    47 Ballard Power 34 11 24 12 81 59 59 -81.3
    47 BCE Emergis 35 13 24 9 81 62 57 -84.6
    47 Cambior Inc. 35 15 20 11 81 -- -- -1.8
    47 DOFASCO INC.  37 14 22 8 81 88 90 92.8
    47 Fairmont Hotels 34 14 22 11 81 78 80 n/a
    47 Gennum Corporation 35 10 24 12 81 76 70 4.6
    47 Imperial Oil Limited 27 15 26 13 81 73 64 115.5
    47 Kinross Gold  32 14 22 13 81 79 64 -15.7
    56 CFM Corporation 35 17 16 12 80 68 51 -50.4
    56 Creo Inc. 37 13 18 12 80 70 63 -67.8
    56 Esprit Exploration Ltd. 37 17 14 12 80 68 67 11
    56 Husky Injection 33 12 22 13 80 81 63 -36
    56 Masonite International 33 11 24 12 80 75 68 137.4
    56 TELUS Corporation 37 19 13 11 80 77 67 -1.9
    56 Thomson Corporation 28 17 26 9 80 67 56 12
    63 Cogeco Cable Inc. 35 15 18 11 79 57 45 -11.7
    63 Kingsway Financial 34 14 20 11 79 81 78 73.6
    63 Manitoba Telecom 37 14 20 8 79 76 73 180.4
    63 Potash Corporation 31 14 21 13 79 78 81 90.8
    63 Saputo Inc. 31 14 26 8 79 50 45 76.3
    63 Torstar Corporation 38 18 10 13 79 77 56 71.5
    63 TSX Group Inc. 29 16 22 12 79 -- -- n/a
    70 Inmet Mining Corporation 35 12 20 11 78 -- -- 778.6
    70 Intrawest Corporation 31 12 24 11 78 64 58 -8.7
    70 Norbord Inc. 27 10 28 13 78 60 57 125
    70 Norske Skog Canada 24 15 26 13 78 62 63 -27.8
    70 ONEX Corp. 35 16 15 12 78 67 53 26
    70 Shell Canada Ltd. 24 13 28 13 78 78 80 125.3
    70 ZENON Environmental  32 16 17 13 78 74 59 69.6
    77 Encana Corporation 25 17 24 11 77 70 -- 130.6
    78 Agricore United 38 9 24 5 76 73 -- 6
    78 Brascan Corporation 26 15 23 12 76 69 55 209.3
    78 Gildan Activewear Inc. 38 8 20 10 76 62 50 157
    78 Goldcorp Inc. 29 11 24 12 76 63 70 385.9
    78 Patheon Inc. 35 8 21 12 76 83 65 0.6
    78 Stratos Global 37 6 22 11 76 61 54 172.8
    78 Vasogen Inc. 34 13 17 12 76 83 73 220.5
    85 Barrick Gold Corporation 27 10 26 12 75 54 49 -2.9
    85 Compton Petroleum 37 11 14 13 75 67 63 168.9
    85 Tembec Inc. 34 8 20 13 75 80 70 -31.4
    85 Western Oil Sands Inc. 36 13 20 6 75 70 74 n/a
    89 Canadian Natural 24 17 20 13 74 65 43 139.2
    89 Ensign Resource 31 13 18 12 74 53 54 99.5
    89 Noranda Inc. 24 12 28 10 74 67 55 34.7
    89 Talisman Energy 35 13 14 12 74 79 81 113.3
    89 Wescast Industries Inc. 35 11 17 11 74 71 49 -9.1
    94 ATI Technologies Inc. 31 16 18 8 73 51 52 7.5
    94 Canadian Western Bank 36 16 16 5 73 74 77 133.2
    94 Geac Computer 34 10 16 13 73 60 47 -76.7
    94 George Weston Limited 26 17 22 8 73 68 65 72.3
    94 Maple Leaf Foods Inc. 36 14 11 12 73 70 73 -6.7
    94 QLT Inc. 36 5 21 11 73 76 68 -66.6
    100 GSI Lumonics Inc. 31 8 22 11 72 59   83.8
    100 Meridian Gold Inc. 31 10 20 11 72 70 68 121.2
    100 Miramar Mining 38 7 22 5 72 -- -- 52.9
    100 West Fraser Timber 23 14 24 11 72 46 43 86.8
    100 WestJet Airlines Ltd. 28 17 16 11 72 64 68 185.5
    105 CI Fund Management Inc. 24 14 22 11 71 74 -- 286.6
    105 Glamis Gold Ltd. 32 8 23 8 71 62 54 681.1
    107 Eldorado Gold 34 6 22 8 70 68 -- 457.1
    107 ID Biomedical 33 8 20 9 70 71 53 394.5
    109 Axcan Pharma Inc. 33 5 18 13 69 67 58 180.9
    109 Bombardier Inc. 26 10 21 12 69 66 51 -71.9
    109 Open Text Corporation 35 6 16 12 69 53 43 50.5
    109 Teck Cominco Ltd. 30 14 12 13 69 65 46 114
    113 Brookfield Properties 20 12 24 12 68 71 65 176.3
    113 CCL Industries 38 12 8 10 68 57 46 24.9
    113 Cott Corporation 27 11 20 10 68 69 67 573.4
    113 Home Capital Group Inc. 28 11 18 11 68 -- -- 962.4
    113 Loblaw Companies 22 16 22 8 68 70 75 69.4
    113 Precision Drilling 29 10 19 10 68 70 73 90.9
    119 Aber Diamond 29 8 18 12 67 64 61 351.4
    119 Aur Resources Inc. 29 5 20 13 67 68 52 91
    119 Canadian Tire 35 11 10 11 67 65 65 36.7
    119 CHC Helicopter 33 12 9 13 67 70 56 779.1
    119 Cognos Incorporated 24 16 16 11 67 67 54 171.4
    119 International Forest 28 12 16 11 67 77 58 43.6
    119 Sobeys Inc. 17 13 24 13 67 68 48 67.7
    126 FirstService Corporation 28 17 10 11 66 69 40 77.3
    126 Sierra Wireless 35 7 18 6 66 -- -- 73
    128 Alimentation Couche-Tard 26 14 14 11 65 56 41 487.8
    128 Falconbridge Limited 15 12 28 10 65 61 56 49.9
    128 Four Seasons Hotels Inc. 32 14 8 11 65 61 44 14
    128 Golden Star Resources 25 9 18 13 65 -- -- 656.3
    128 Jean Coutu Group 26 12 17 10 65 63 66 127.7
    128 Linamar Corporation 29 10 16 10 65 67 58 -30.7
    128 Mega Bloks Inc. 25 8 20 12 65 -- -- n/a
    128 Metro Inc. 30 13 10 12 65 68 43 89.5
    128 Sears Canada Inc. 23 9 20 13 65 69 55 -45.4
    128 Shaw Communications 29 13 10 13 65 62 41 -10.7
    128 Sherritt International Corp. 28 3 28 6 65 63 43 147.4
    139 Dorel Industries Inc. 28 12 13 11 64 42 50 36.1
    139 First Quantum Minerals 25 8 24 7 64 -- -- 1425.9
    139 Iamgold Corp. 30 7 20 7 64 53 61 201.5
    139 Intertape Polymer Group 24 13 22 5 64 57 48 -76.9
    143 Angiotech 31 9 16 7 63 51 45 709.3
    143 Biovail Corporation 30 8 18 7 63 69 59 -7.8
    143 CanWest Global 24 11 16 12 63 40 47 -48
    143 Dundee Bancorp Inc. 31 13 8 11 63 66 47 73.3
    143 Empire Company Limited 17 15 19 12 63 67 46 91.5
    143 Ivanhoe Mines Ltd 28 8 24 3 63 60 53 266.2
    143 Northgate Minerals 29 4 22 8 63 -- -- 283.3
    143 Penn West Petroleum 22 15 15 11 63 46 50 117.6
    143 Power Financial 16 13 22 12 63 67 50 156.7
    143 Transcontinental Inc. 29 11 15 8 63 70 59 186.2
    153 CORUS Entertainment Inc. 26 13 10 13 62 46 48 23.8
    153 Quebecor Inc. 23 14 16 9 62 48 51 -24.6
    153 Quebecor World Inc. 21 14 16 11 62 58 57 -6.4
    153 RONA Inc. 24 9 24 5 62 -- -- n/a
    153 Royal Group 25 14 11 12 62 49 48 -66.7
    158 Extendicare Inc. 26 11 13 11 61 63 52 187.6
    159 Cascades Inc. 25 10 22 3 60 59 52 55
    159 Forzani Group Ltd., The 32 8 13 7 60 65 70 190.4
    159 Pan American Silver 22 9 18 11 60 61 63 145.7
    162 CGI Group Inc. 28 11 12 8 59 60 52 -39.5
    162 Husky Energy Inc. 27 5 20 7 59 50 47 n/a
    162 Magna International Inc. 27 11 12 9 59 54 54 73
    162 Martinrea International 20 14 16 9 59 60 45 -22.1
    162 Molson Inc. 25 16 8 10 59 62 65 177.8
    162 SouthernEra Resources 27 9 18 5 59 62 -- 25.1
    162 St. Lawrence Cement 22 6 19 12 59 51 41 52.5
    169 Alliance Atlantis 25 14 8 11 58 63 36 40.3
    169 Celestica Inc. 32 8 9 9 58 48 41 -41.6
    169 Enerflex Systems Ltd. 33 6 16 3 58 61 71 -31.7
    169 Rogers Communications 24 15 9 10 58 45 43 -10
    173 Bennett Environmental 31 5 18 3 57 -- -- 47.5
    173 Research In Motion  21 10 16 10 57 51 53 256.4
    173 ShawCor Ltd. 26 8 12 11 57 56 46 -31.1
    173 TLC Vision Corporation 20 11 14 12 57 -- 48 -75.3
    177 AGF Management Ltd. 30 8 12 6 56 -- -- 97.6
    177 MI Developments Inc. 29 8 8 11 56 -- -- n/a
    177 PetroKazakhstan Inc. 29 7 18 2 56 56 63 8368.3
    177 Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. 13 8 22 13 56 44 46 n/a
    181 Astral Media Inc. 26 10 8 11 55 48 41 112.3
    181 ConjuChem Inc. 25 7 14 9 55 -- -- n/a
    183 Paramount Resources 26 11 12 5 54 57 56 -8.4
    183 Tundra Semiconductor 21 8 19 6 54 -- -- -19.1
    185 FNX Mining Company Inc. 27 8 12 6 53 -- -- 2128
    185 Gabriel Resources Ltd 27 3 16 7 53 51 44 115.7
    185 LionOre Mining 15 8 20 10 53 56 51 373.9
    185 Nevsun Resources Ltd. 26 8 16 3 53 -- -- 1000
    189 Ivanhoe Energy Inc. 16 10 22 4 52 -- -- -49.9
    189 Tesco Corp. 26 9 14 3 52 65 65 15.3
    189 Van Houtte Inc. 26 7 8 11 52 54 63 -25.3
    192 Fairfax Financial Holdings 19 15 14 3 51 53 50 -28.5
    192 Great-West Lifeco 12 7 23 9 51 46 37 160.8
    192 Tesma International Inc. 17 14 10 10 51 51 50 77.1
    195 Cinram International Inc. 17 6 21 6 50 47 44 67
    195 Minefinders Corporation 20 9 16 5 50 -- -- 1253.9
    195 Southwestern Resources 15 12 20 3 50 -- -- 393.2
    195 Trican Well Service Ltd. 21 10 16 3 50 53 58 500
    199 Neurochem Inc. 17 7 22 3 49 -- -- n/a
    200 ATCO Ltd. 22 10 10 6 48 48 40 37.6
    200 Rio Narcea Gold Mines 27 6 12 3 48 -- -- 197.8
    200 Telesystem International 22 9 14 3 48 -- -- -98.1
    203 Canadian Utilities Limited 20 9 12 6 47 57 40 61.9
    203 Cequel Energy Inc. 17 12 14 4 47 -- -- n/a
    203 IGM Financial Inc 8 8 22 9 47 34 41 110.9
    203 Rogers Wireless 19 8 9 11 47 45 46 21.6
    207 Power Corporation 11 12 12 11 46 50 39 140.9
    208 Niko Resources Ltd. 13 12 16 3 44 45 66 425.6
    209 Isotechnika Inc. 18 5 16 3 42 46 53 76.2
    209 TVA Group Inc. 21 3 12 6 42 47 65 12.8
    211 AEterna Zentaris Inc. 18 3 14 6 41 40 57 32.1
    211 Bema Gold Corporation 17 5 18 1 41 40 36 288.9
    213 Aastra Technologies 6 8 18 8 40 39 49 239.4
    213 Wheaton River Minerals 12 8 14 6 40 46 -- 1815.8
    215 First Calgary Petroleums 13 8 14 4 39 -- -- 1590.8
    216 Hummingbird Ltd. 14 7 14 3 38 49 59 -7.2
    216 Sino-Forest Corporation 9 8 18 3 38 -- -- 29.5
    218 CoolBrands International 6 11 4 7 28 30 -- 290.4
    n/a=not applicable
    --=was not ranked
    5-year return from Bloomberg, as of Aug. 31/04
    Data prepared with the assistance of the Clarkson Centre for Business Ethics & Board Effectiveness at the University of Toronto.