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Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006

Canada's largest companies have made major improvements to their corporate governance practices in the past year
9:22 PM | FULL STORY 
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Other day 1 stories
Companies tied for first place have demonstrated a commitment to keep improving
7:15 AM | FULL STORY 
Lack of independent directors and limited disclosure
7:15 AM | FULL STORY 
Reshaping the board of FirstService meant father of the founder had to leave
7:15 AM | FULL STORY 
Day 2 stories
Magna
14% of companies didn't give details of the performance criteria boards consider
5:51 AM | FULL STORY 
The practice has fallen out of favour, Elizabeth Church reports
7:09 AM | FULL STORY 
Day 3 stories
Options
Many firms continue to hand out this controversial form of pay
7:10 AM | FULL STORY 
Determining directors' connection to management is all over the board
7:14 AM | FULL STORY 
Day 4 stories
Sun Life
Many companies still have board members who don't own stock
7:17 AM | FULL STORY 
Despite growing opposition to two-tiered voting rights, there's been little change
7:23 AM | FULL STORY 
Day 5 stories
Heather Shaw
45% of the country's largest companies did not have a single female director
7:27 AM | FULL STORY 
Canadian companies keen to get outside directors with more foreign experience
7:41 AM | FULL STORY 
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ROB rating found widespread improvements this year 

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Monday
TransAlta, RBC at the top
Governance report card
FirstService moves up
Tuesday
Compensation disclosure
Loans disappearing
Wednesday
The options debate
Who's related
Thursday
CEO, director share ownership
Dual classes prevail
Friday
The gender gap
Regional blocks
 

Gold standard
Feedback from last year's survey led to some changes in criteria, categories 


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