Governance

Quadrise Canada believes corporate governance is good business. Quadrise Canada uses public company principles to guide its corporate behavior.

Corporate Policies and Guidelines

Quadrise Canada has a full suite of best practice corporate policies including whistle blowing and disclosure policies and a code of business conduct and ethics.

The Board of Directors

The Board is comprised of seven members, four of whom are independent. Directors are elected by the shareholders at the Annual General Meeting. The Directors may, between annual general meetings, appoint one or more additional Directors until the next annual general meeting.

The Board meets a minimum of four times a year and as frequently as required. Board materials are circulated in advance of the meeting and the Directors are expected to review the materials in advance and attend all Board and committee meetings. Directors have access to management as required and the Board and the committees have the right to engage legal or other advisory services at Quadrise Canada's expense if they feel it is required. The Board's effectiveness is evaluated annually by its members.

Committee Mandate Composition Meetings per year
Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee The Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee is established to evaluate, develop, and make recommendations with respect to implementing the process and structure used to supervise the business and affairs of Quadrise Canada, with the objective of enhancing Quadrise Canada's performance and shareholder value. Not fewer than three Directors, majority has to be independent.
Norman R Gish,
H Douglas Hunter,
Robert D Niven
Minimum of two
Audit Committee The Audit Committee is established for the purpose of overseeing the accounting and financial reporting process and overseeing the reviews and audits of the financial statements of Quadrise Canada. Not fewer than three Directors, all have to be independent and "financially literate".
Donald E Foulkes,
H Douglas Hunter,
Verne G McKay
Minimum of four
Environment, Health & Safety Committee The Environment, Health & Safety Committee is established to assist the Board of Directors in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities to ensure that Quadrise Canada's activities are conducted in an environmentally responsible manner and that Quadrise Canada maintains the integrity of its health and safety policies. Not fewer than three Directors.
Alfred F Fischer,
Donald E Foulkes,
Robert D Niven
Minimum of two
Human Resources and Compensation Committee The Human Resources and Compensation Committee is established to assist the Board of Directors in fulfilling its responsibilities relating to the matters of human resources and compensation, including equity compensation, and to establish a plan of continuity and development of senior management of Quadrise Canada. Not fewer than three Directors, majority has to be independent.
H Douglas Hunter,
Verne G McKay,
Ian R J Williams
Minimum of two