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Comments Received CSA Notice and Request for Comment Relating to Designated Rating Organizations (comment period closed October 4, 2017)
Date Comment Letters
October 4, 2017 The Canadian Advocacy Council for Canadian CFA Institute Societies
October 4, 2017 Douglas E. Turnball (DBRS Limited)
October 4, 2017 Hilary Parkes (Moody's Canada Inc.)
October 4, 2017 Frank Staudohar (S&P Global Ratings Canada)
Comments Received (comments due August 20, 2014)
Date Comment Letters
August 20, 2014 Neil Gross (Canadian Foundation for Advancement of Investor Rights)
August 20, 2014 Joan E. Dunne & Gordon Beal (Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada)
August 20, 2014 Jody MacKenzie (MNP LLP)
August 20, 2014 Ron Hozjan (Tamarack Valley)
August 19, 2014 A. Dimitri Lascaris & Anthony O'Brien (Siskinds LLP)
August 19, 2014 Daniel E. Chornous (Canadian Coalition for Good Governance)
August 18, 2014 Michael Keenan (Pension Investment Association of Canada)
August 11, 2014 Zafar Khan (TSX Venture Exchange Inc.)
August 8, 2014 Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
August 7, 2014 Cecilia Wong (Canadian Advocacy Council)
August 5, 2014 Gordon Keep (Fiore Management & Advisory Corp.)
June 27, 2014 David Taylor (Arian Silver Corporation)
May 28, 2014 Stephen P. Quin (Midas Gold Corporation)
Comments Received (comment period due January 15, 2014)
Date Comment Letters
January 15, 2014 Jeremy Jagt (Grant Thornton LLP) & Giles Henley (Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton LLP)
January 15, 2014 Ernst & Young LLP
January 15, 2014 Frank Vettess (Deloitte LLP)
January 15, 2014 Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
January 13, 2014 H. Garfield Emerson (Emerson Advisory)
January 13, 2014 John Gordon (KPMG LLP)
January 13, 2014 Daniel McMahon (CPA-Quebec) - Français
January 13, 2014 Daniel McMahon (CPA-Quebec) - English
January 8, 2014 PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
October 17, 2013 Tom Smith
Comments Received (comment period closed February 17, 2011)
Date Comment Letters
March 9, 2011 Benoit Dubé (CGI Group Inc.)
February 21, 2011 Brigitte K. Catellier (Astral Media Inc.)
February 21, 2011 Daniel Desjardins (Bombardier Inc.)
February 18, 2011 Raymond Pratte, Jean-Paul Jalbert (Le Regroupement Indépendant des Conseillers de l'Industrie Financière du Québec)
February 17, 2011 Fiona L. MacDonald, Raymond F. Murrill, Gwen Yager (Towers Watson)
February 17, 2011 Christian Laniel (Praemis Consulting)
February 17, 2011 Lynn Beauregard (Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries)
February 17, 2011 Shawn E. Christensen (WestJet)
February 17, 2011 Simon Rivet (Metro)
February 17, 2011 John M. Tuzyk (Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP)
February 17, 2011 Doug Pearce (British Columbia Investment Management Corporation)
February 17, 2011 Nathalie Clark (Canadian Bankers Association)
February 17, 2011 Wayne Kozun (Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board)
February 17, 2011 Ken Hugessen, Georges Soaré, Scott Munn, Catherine McCall ((Hugessen Consulting Inc.)
February 17, 2011 Robert A. Balcom (Loblaw Companies Limited)
February 17, 2011 Eugene Ellmen (Social Investment Organization)
February 16, 2011 Thierry Dorval, Tracey Kernahan (Ogilvy Renault LLP)
February 16, 2011 Lisa M. Slipp (Mercer (Canada) Limited)
February 16, 2011 Laura O'Neill (Shareholder Association for Research and Education)
February 11, 2011 Barbara Miazga (Pension Investment Association of Canada)
February 10, 2011 Debra L. Sisti (ISS)
February 8, 2011 David F. Denison (Canadian Coalition for Good Governance)
February 8, 2011 H. Garfield Emerson (Emerson Advisory)
January 29, 2011 Chris Reed eMail
January 25, 2011 Claude Béland (Mouvement D'Éducation et de Défense des Actionnaires)
January 19, 2011 Robert Gatto eMail
January 19, 2011 Edwin A. Simmons eMail
January 17, 2011 John Kearns, Robert Walker (NEI Investments)
Comments Received (comment period closed December 24, 2009)
Date Comment Letters
December 17, 2009 Brian R. Bale (ATCO Ltd. and Canadian Utilities Limited)
December 9, 2009 Kevin Morris (TransAlta Corporation)
November 5, 2009 Robert J. Waters (Enerplus Resources Fund)
Comments Received (comment period closed May 6, 2008)
Date Comment Letters
May 6, 2008 Sylvia L. Groves (Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries)
April 30, 2008 Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
April 22, 2008 Bess Joffe (Hermes Equity Ownership Services Limited)
April 22, 2008 Christian Laniel (Aon Consulting)
April 22, 2008 David R. Beatty (Canadian Coalition for Good Governance)
April 22, 2008 David S. McCann (Canada Pension Plan Investment Board)
April 22, 2008 Doug Pearce (BC Investment Managment Corporation)
April 22, 2008 Eric B. Miller (Nexen Inc.)
April 22, 2008 Fiona L. Macdonald, Gerald F. Schnurr & Raymond F. Murrill (Towers Perrin)
April 22, 2008 Ken Hugessen & Georges A. Soare (Hugessen Consulting Inc.)
April 22, 2008 Laura O'Neill (Shareholder Association for Research & Education)
April 22, 2008 Lisa Slipp & Scott Clausen (Mercer Inc.)
April 22, 2008 Marie E. Beyette (Torstar Corporation)
April 22, 2008 Wayne Kozun (Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan)
April 21, 2008 Catherine Connally & Gary MacVicar (Issues Central, Inc.)
April 21, 2008 John M. Tuzyk (Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP)
April 21, 2008 Nathalie Clark (Canadian Bankers Association)
April 17, 2008 Watson Wyatt Worldwide
April 9, 2008 Frederic W. Cook (Frederic W. Cook & Co., Inc.)
February 27, 2008 Joan Reekie
Comments Received (comment period closed January 11, 2008)
Date Comment Letters
January 11, 2008 David R. Beatty (Canadian Coalition for Good Governance)
January 9, 2008 Michael Padfield (Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan)
Comments Received (comment period closed July 3, 2007)
Date Comment Letters
July 3, 2007 Claude Lamoureux (Teachers Pension Plan)
June 30, 2007 Canadian Coalition for Good Governance
June 30, 2007 Norman Wolff (Enersource Corporation)
June 29, 2007 Brigitte K. Catellier (Astral Media Inc.) & Ogilvy Renault
June 29, 2007 Canadian Bankers Association
June 29, 2007 Daniel Desjardins (Bombardier) & Ogilvy Renault LLP
June 29, 2007 Darren Kozol (Credit Union Central of British Columbia)
June 29, 2007 Denise H. Hughes (Imperial Oil Limited)
June 29, 2007 Donald J. DeGrandis (TransCanada PipeLines Ltd.)
June 29, 2007 Doug Pearce (British Columbia Investment Management Corporation)
June 29, 2007 Eric B. Miller (Nexen Inc.)
June 29, 2007 John M. Tuzyk (Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP)
June 29, 2007 Ken Hugessen, Georges Soare, Ruth Woods (Hugessen Consulting Inc.)
June 29, 2007 M. Jacqueline Sheppard (Talisman Energy Inc.)
June 29, 2007 Marie E. Beyette (Torstar Corporation)
June 29, 2007 Ogilvy Renault LLP
June 29, 2007 Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
June 29, 2007 Peter Chapman & Laura O'Neill (Shareholders Association for Research and Education)
June 29, 2007 Sean Finn (Canadian National Railroad Company)
June 29, 2007 Simon Rivet
June 29, 2007 Simon Romano & Ramandeep K. Grewal (Stikeman Eilliott LLP)
June 29, 2007 Towers Perrin
June 28, 2007 Bess Joffe (Hermes Equity Ownership Services Limited)
June 28, 2007 Deloitte & Touche LLP
June 28, 2007 Terri Troy (Pension Investment Association of Canada)
June 27, 2007 David F. Denison (Canada Pension Plan Investment Board)
June 27, 2007 Debra L. Sisti (Institutional Shareholders Services Canada Corp.)
June 27, 2007 Fred W. T. Somerville
June 27, 2007 Jeff Kozan (Sun Life Financial Inc.)
June 27, 2007 Robert Walker (The Ethical Funds)
June 27, 2007 Securities Law Subcommittee (Business Law)
June 27, 2007 WorldatWork
June 26, 2007 Jody Balko & Alison T. Love (Enbridge Inc.)
June 25, 2007 Trudy M. Curran (Canadian Oil Sands)
June 22, 2007 J.P. Bisnaire (Manulife Financial)
June 22, 2007 Stanley Beck & David McFadden (407 International Inc.)
June 20, 2007 Dean Taylor (Watson Wyatt Worldwide)
June 14, 2007 Lisa Slipp and Scott Clausen (Mercer Human Resource Consulting)
May 25, 2007 Murray G. Johnston (Winpak)
May 2, 2007 Don Hathaway
April 6, 2007 Joan Reekie
Comments Received (comment period closed March 1, 2007)
Date Comment Letters
March 9, 2007 Matt Bootle (TSX Venture Exchange)
March 5, 2007 Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
March 1, 2007 Carol Hansell (Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP)
February 28, 2007 Alan G. Van Weelden (KPMG)
February 28, 2007 Viki Lazaris (Canadian Performance Reporting Board)
Comments Received (comment period closed March 9, 2006)
Date Comment Letters
April 17, 2006 Philip Panet (Amaranth Advisors)
March 23, 2006 Warren Law (Canadian Bankers Association)
March 9, 2006 Bob Tait (Canadian Investor Relations Institute)
March 9, 2006 Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
March 9, 2006 Chantal Joubert (Miller Thomson Pouliot LLP)
March 9, 2006 Daniel Desjardins (Bombardier Inc.)
March 9, 2006 David R. Beatty (Canadian Coalition for Good Governance)
March 9, 2006 Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
March 9, 2006 Gordon C. Fowler & Alan G. Van Weeldon (KPMG LLP)
March 9, 2006 Ogilvy Renault LLP
March 9, 2006 Paul G. Findlay (Borden Ladner Gervais)
March 9, 2006 Scott Negraiff (Macleod Dixon LLP)
March 8, 2006 Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
March 8, 2006 Robert Morgan (Canadian Advocacy Committee)
March 8, 2006 Sean M. Farrell (McMillan Binch Mendelsohn)
March 7, 2006 Monique F. Leroux (Desjardins Group)
March 6, 2006 Jean-Guy Langelier (La Caisse Centrale Desjardins du Quebec)
March 6, 2006 Patricia Rosch (ADP Investor Communications)
March 3, 2006 Richard M. Barnowski (Securities Transfer Association of Canada)
February 20, 2006 Simon A. Romano (Stikeman Elliott LLP)
Comments Received (comment period closed August 19, 2003)
Date Comment Letters
August 29, 2003 Ronald H. Westcott (Encana)
August 27, 2003 Kathy Byles (Royal Trust Corporation of Canada), C. Paul Marchand (CIBC Mellon Global Securities Services Company) and Demetra Valente (State Street Trust Company Canada)
August 27, 2003 Warren Law (CBA)
August 25, 2003 Harold Lemieux (Shell Canada Limited)
August 24, 2003 Gil Yaron (SHARE)
August 21, 2003 Robert M. Fabes (TSX Stock Exchange)
August 20, 2003 Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
August 20, 2003 Perry Spitznagel (Bennett Jones)
August 20, 2003 Sue Britton (ADP Investor Communications)
August 19, 2003 Douglas L.Cameron and Charlmane Wong (Ernst & Young LLP)
August 19, 2003 Grace Hession (OTPPB)
August 19, 2003 Kelly E. Miller (BDO Dunwoody LLP)
August 19, 2003 M. Jacqueline Sheppard (Talisman Energy Inc.)
August 19, 2003 Ron Blunn & Wilma Jacobs (CIRI)
August 18, 2003 Ildo Ricciuto (BCE Inc.)
August 18, 2003 Linda Hohol (TSX Venture Exchange)
August 18, 2003 Mark D. Pratt (RBC)
August 18, 2003 Tanis J. MacLaren
August 15, 2003 Bruce G. Waterman (Agrium Inc.)
August 15, 2003 J. L. Goodfellow (CICA)
August 11, 2003 Simon Romano (Stikeman Elliott)
August 8, 2003 Stephen D.Rotz
August 6, 2003 Eugene Ellman (SIO)
Comments Received (comment period closed September 12, 2002)
Date Comment Letters
December 17, 2002 Jeff Ekstein (Government Affairs)
November 21, 2002 N. P. Fader (Bennett Jones)
November 15, 2002 Ed Waitzer - Supplementary Letter (on behalf of ADP)
November 1, 2002 Evan Cambray (PESDA)
October 15, 2002 Ed Waitzer (on behalf of ADP)
October 4, 2002 Douglas H. Hopkins
October 2, 2002 Edward J. Waitzer (Stikeman Elliott)
October 2, 2002 Robert M. Fabes (TSX)
September 30, 2002 PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
September 27, 2002 Gordon C. Fowler & Alan G. Van Weelden (KPMG)
September 27, 2002 Jane Watson, Ron Blunn & Joanne Brown (CIRI)
September 19, 2002 BDO Dunwoody LLP
September 19, 2002 Bruce McLeod & Donald Gordon (Canadian Listed Company Association)
September 19, 2002 Darrin J. Hopkins (Research Capital Corporation)
September 19, 2002 David L. Yu & Georgene B. Palacky (AIMR)
September 19, 2002 Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
September 19, 2002 Ernst & Young
September 19, 2002 J. L. Goodfellow (CRPI Board)
September 19, 2002 James Saloman (Assurance Standards Board Task Force)
September 19, 2002 Karen M. Watson (ATCO Group)
September 19, 2002 Paul A. Smith (Imperial Oil Limited)
September 19, 2002 Social Investment Organization
September 18, 2002 James D. Thomson (Parlee McLaws LLP) & Dean R. Woodward (Collins Barrow Calgary LLP)
September 18, 2002 Paul G. Cherry and Ron Salole (AcSB)
September 17, 2002 Grace Hession (OTTP)
September 17, 2002 Richard A. Finlay (McLeod & Company)
September 16, 2002 Stuart Chalmers (Catalyst LLP)
August 29, 2002 Matt Bootie (TSX)
July 23, 2002 E. Johnson (Power Corporation of Canada)
July 3, 2002 B. Pinsky