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Interviewed by Dennis McCuistion of McCuistion television concerning corporate governance diversity, Dallas, Texas, September 9, 2014.

Interviewed by Peter O'Neil of the Vancouver Sun for a story relating to Senators serving on or advising boards, August 13, 2014. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Jennifer Brown of Canadian Lawyer InHouse magazine for a story relating to breach of fiduciary duty by a CEO, July 23, 2014. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Mark Anderson of Listed Magazine concerning politicians and business activities, and conflicts of interest between the media and politics, July 21, 2014.

Interviewed by Jeff Gray of The Globe and Mail concerning a recent Court of Appeal ruling involving breach of fiduciary duty, June 18, 2014. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Theresa Tedesco of the National Post for a story relating to CEO succession and behaviour at American Apparel, June 23, 2014. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Ian Thomas of Agenda (Financial Times publication for corporate directors) concerning cybercrime and the role of the board, June 20, 2014.

Interviewed (panelist) by BNN television concerning executive compensation, June 14, 2014. Click here for the four video segments.

Interviewed by Carrie Tate of The Globe and Mail concerning stock option backdating and the mining sector, June 14, 2014.

Interviewed by Agnese Smith concerning the OSC’s proposal concerning women on boards, June 10, 2014.

Interviewed by Christine Dobby of The Globe and Mail concerning compensation of Quebecor’s CEO, Robert Depatie, May 28, 2014. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Rachelle Younglai of The Globe and Mail concerning how shareholders are withholding more of their votes for directors, May 20, 2014. 

Interviewed by Tim Kiladze of The Globe and Mail concerning CEO succession at CIBC, May 1, 2014. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Kate MacNamara of CBC radio for a story relating to the “glass cliff” for women CEOs, April 29, 2014.

Interviewed by Tim Kiladze of The Globe and Mail concerning CEO succession at CIBC, April 28, 2014. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Anna Maria Tremonti of CBC Radio program - The Current concerning Senators serving on boards and potential conflicts of interest, April 23, 2014. Click here and here for the article and podcast recording (at 10:30), respectively.

Interviewed by Frederic Tomesco of Bloomberg News for a story relating to municipal corruption and governance implications, April 17, 2014.

Interviewed by Jeff Cossette of Corporate Secretary Magazine concerning gender diversity on boards of directors, and the recent OSC voluntary comply or explain initiative, April 15, 2013.

Interviewed by Mark Hume of The Globe and Mail concerning the former CEO’s contract with the BC Lottery Corporation,” April 14, 2014. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Andrea Woo of The Globe and Mail concerning the former CEO’s departure from the BC Lottery Corporation,” April 13, 2014. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Howard Green of BNN television’s Headline for segment entitled “Stronach’s Sky High Pay Days Numbered at Magna,” April 7, 2014. Click here or here for the video segment.

Interviewed by Gregory Millman of The Wall Street Journal's Risk and Compliance Team for a story relating to gender persity on boards of directors, March 21, 2014, 2014.

Interviewed by Marc Hogan of Agenda (Financial Times publication for corporate directors) concerning when directors should resign from the board and/or go to a regulator with their concern, March 10, 2014.

Interviewed by Paul Brent of Listed Magazine concerning increasing persity among companies, March 6, 2014.

Interviewed by Louise Brougham-Cook of Johannesburg Stock Exchange Magazine concerning "Directors' Tenure 'How long is too long?'", February 27, 2014.

Interviewed by Ralph Ward of Boardroom INSIDER concerning how a board member recognizes when he/she is becoming stale on a particualar board - and what to do about it, February 25, 2014.

Interviewed by Sean Pearce of York Regional Media Group concerning employee engagement in the Olympic games, February 21, 2014. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Amanda Gerut of Agenda (Financial Times publication for corporate directors) concerning the OSC's proposed disclosure requirements for TSX-listed companies regarding women on boards and in senior management, February 19, 2014.

Interviewed by Curtis Rush from The Toronto Star concerning potential decrease in workplace productivity during the Olympic Games, February 16, 2014. See here for the story.

Interviewed by Victoria Alarcan of Excalibur concerning the governance of York Federation of Students, February 13, 2014. See here for the story.

Interviewed by Sarah Dobson from Thomson Reutersconcerning activity by a Chair of a UK company, February 13, 2014.

Interviewed by Rob Gibson of Sun Media for a story relating to the executive compensation transparency laws in Alberta, February 10, 2014. See the story here and the video here.

Interviewed by Reuters Global Market Forum chatroom 3pm ET February 10, 2014, talking about trends in corporate governance in 2014. See here for an underlying story.

Interviewed by Alberta Primetime for a story relating to sunshine lists and their effects in Alberta, February 5, 2014. See here for the video.

Interviewed by CBC News Edmonton concerning adverse effects of compensation disclosure, February 3, 2014. See here for the video and story.

Interviewed by Janet McFarland of The Globe and Mail concerning use of the word "Chair" or "Chairman," February 3, 2014. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Gregory Millman of The Wall Street Journal's Risk and Compliance Team for a story entitled, "The Morning Risk Report: Canada's OSFI Eyeball Financial Directors," January 27, 2014.

Interviewed by CBC Edmonton (television and radio) for a story relating to sunshine lists and their effects, for possible use in Alberta, January 20 and 21, 2014.

Interviewed by CBC Calgary radio for a story relating to sunshine lists and their effects, for possible use in Calgary, January 14, 2014, and January 15, 2014. See interviews here, here and here.

Interviewed by Jennifer Brown of Canadian Lawyer InHouse magazine for a story relating to a corporate governance public report distributed by a law firm, December 19, 2013. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Susan Peters for Investors Group for a story relating to the proper board succession and director recruitment, December 4, 2013.

Interviewed by Janet McFarland of The Globe and Mail concerning tenure limits for directors, November 6, 2013. Click here and here for the articles.

Interviewed by Eric Lam of Bloomberg News for a story relating to the Mayor of Toronto and governance implications, November 6, 2013. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Theresa Tedesco of the National Post for a story relating to BlackBerry and the boards changes announced, November 4, 2013.

Interviewed by Rebecca Penty of Bloomberg News for a story relating to the Mayor of Toronto and governance implications, November 3, 2013. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Amanda Gerut of Agenda (Financial Times publication for corporate directors) concerning use of online director recruiting tools, October 21, 2013.

Interviewed by Theresa Tedesco of the National Post for a story relating to Senators’ ability to sit on public company boards, October 10, 2013. Click here for article.

Interviewed by Todd Veinotte of The Todd Veinotte Show (News 95.7 Halifax, News 88.9 Saint John, News 91.9 Moncton) concerning the Huffington Post Canada column, "The real reason CEOs make so much more money than average workers," September 26, 2013.

Interviewed by Ian Thomas of Agenda (Financial Times publication for corporate directors) concerning the declining rates of sensitivity from directors regarding negative shareholder voting during re-nominations, September 9, 2013.

Interviewed by Jacqueline Nelson of The Globe and Mail concerning the appointment of the first female Board Chair of a major Canadian bank, August 30, 2013. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Tim Shufelt of The Globe and Mail concerning the sale of a portion of Glass Lewis by Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board, August 27, 2013. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Attracta Mooney of Ignites Europe | Financial Times concerning non-audit services provided by external auditors and possible conflicts of interest, August 27, 2013.

Interviewed by Jennifer Brown of Canadian Lawyer InHouse magazine for a story relating to Excellence in Governance Awards and two award categories and winners, August 20, 2013. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Janet McFarland of The Globe and Mail concerning advance provisions of prospective directors and shareholder approval, August 19, 2013. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Dean DiSpalatro of Advisor Group concerning the Ontario Securities Commission's proposal concerning women on boards of directors, August 7, 2013.

Interviewed by Attracta Mooney of Ignites Europe | Financial Times concerning tendering by UK audit committees every five years, July 31, 2013.

Interviewed by Tony Van Alphren of the Toronto Star for a story relating to a potential conflict of interest at the municipal level, July 29, 2013.

Interviewed by Teri Pecoskie of The Hamilton Spectator News for a story relating to potential delay in teacher investigations, July 7, 2013. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Liz Hoffman Judd for a Law360 story on an academic article on advocating vote-buying, with exponential costs, for corporate elections and merger votes, July 19, 2013.

Interviewed by Ian Thomas of Agenda (Financial Times publication for corporate directors) concerning the the uptick in board declassification proposals this proxy season across all sized companies, July 17, 2013.

Interviewed by Kate Wilkinson of Canadian Business for a story relating to personality testing for a Parliamentary Budget Officer, July 10, 2013. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Elizabeth Judd for a Corporate Secretary Magazine story on CEO succession planning, June 25, 2013.

Interviewed by Bloomberg LP for a story relating to corruption allegations and governance implications, June 17, 2013. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by J Lynn Fraser of Human Resource Professional magazine, a national B2B magazine, on succession and what companies/HR departments can do to help employees for change from or loss of a beloved/visionary leader, June 17, 2013.

Interviewed by Dean DiSpalatro of of Advisor Group concerning politicians on boards of directors, June 11, 2013. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Theresa Tedesco of the National Post for a story relating to CEO succession planning at Lululemon, June 11, 2013. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Emma Reilly of The Hamilton Spectator for a story relating to governance, behaviour and the code of conduct, June 6, 2013. See story here.

Interviewed by Ian Thomas of Agenda (Financial Times publication for corporate directors) concerning the audit committee's expanding workload and what might be some ways to keep the committee running smoothly, May 30, 2013.

Interviewed by Kate MacNamara of CBC radio for a story relating to diversity on boards in Ontario and recent "comply or explain" initiatives by the Wynne government, using the Australian model, May 28, 2013.

Interviewed by Kate Wilkinson of Canadian Business for a story relating to what high ranking employees can do when the CEO is struggling with a personal problem that begins to affect their work at the office, May 28, 2013. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Eric Lam of Bloomberg LP for a story relating to Mayor Rob Ford and governance implications, May 24, 2013. Click here, here or here for the article.

Interviewed (panelist) by Matt Galloway of CBC Radio's Metro Morning concerning Mayor Rob Ford and governance implications, May 24, 2013. Click here or here for the video segment.

Interviewed (panelist) by Howard Green of BNN television’s Headline for segment entitled “Jamie Dimon's Future at JPMorgan,” May 21, 2013. Click here or here for the video segment.

Interviewed by Jim Middlemiss of Listed Magazine concerning Barrick Gold and the say-on-pay failure, May 13, 2012. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Theresa Tedesco of the National Post for a story relating to changes at the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp., May 8, 2013. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Jennifer Brown of Canadian Lawyer InHouse magazine for a story relating to allegations of self dealing and breach of fiduciary duty by a former corporate officer, May 2, 2013.

Interviewed by Theresa Tedesco of the National Post for a story relating to shareholder activism, May 1, 2013. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Tim Querengesser of Alberta Venure for a story relating to corporate governance trends, April 23, 2013. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Theresa Tedesco of the National Post for a story relating to executive compensation at Barrick Gold, April 23, 2013. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Tracy Johnson of CBC radio for a story relating to executive compensation at Barrick Gold, April 19, 2013.

Interviewed by Anne-Caroline Desplanques of the Le Journal de Montreal for a story relating to the World Bank decision to discontinue SNC Lavalin from applying for contracts, April 17, 2013. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Nicolas Van Praet of the Financial Post for a story relating to say-on-pay, April 10, 2013. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Tony Van Alphren of the Toronto Star for a story relating to a potential conflict of interest by a vender of services to a city council, April 3, 2013.

Interviewed by Theresa Tedesco of the National Post for a story relating to public company director qualifications and recruitment, March 14, 2013.

Interviewed by Robert Thompson of Listed Magazine for a story relating to the retention of c-level candidate directors, March 13, 2013.

Interviewed by Paul McLaughlin of the Listed Magazine for a story relating to best practice for whistleblowing, March 4, 2013.

Interviewed by Madavi Acharya-Tom Yew of the Toronto Star for a story relating to executive compensation in Europe, March 12, 2013. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Jennifer Lee of National Public Relations for a Lexpert story relating to board-shareholder communication, February 26, 2013.

Interviewed by Theresa Tedesco of the National Post for a story relating to best practice for equity retention of a retiring CEO, February 14, 2013. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Matthew Van Dongen of The Hamilton Spectator for a story relating to governance over executive compensation within a not for profit organization, February 4, 2013. See story here.

Interviewed by Jennifer Brown of Canadian Lawyer InHouse magazine for a story relating to the call for proxy advisory firms to be regulated, January 21, 2013. See story here.

Interviewed by Joann Lublin of The Wall Street Journal for a story relating to the grounding of the Boeing Dreamliner 787s and succession planning and crisis management, January 17, 2013.

Interviewed by Jessica Murphy of Sun Media for a story relating to the alleged conflict of interest by Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney and role of a board of directors in oversight, December 18, 2012. See story here.

Interviewed by Nicole O’Reilly of The Hamilton Spectator for a story relating to the budgetary processes of the Hamilton Police Services Board and role of a board of directors in oversight, December 18, 2012.

Interviewed by Joe Castaldo of Canadian Business Magazine for a story relating to the alleged fraud by the former CEO of SNC Lavalin and role of a board of directors in CEO oversight, November 30, 2012.

Interviewed by Matthew McClearn of Canadian Business Magazine for a story relating to “Winners and Losers” and Canadian Pacific Railway, November 26, 2012.

Interviewed by Julie Cazzin of Listed Magazine for a story relating to the possible regulation of proxy advisory firms by the Canadian Securities Administrators, October 24, 2012. See story here.

Interviewed by Luis Millan of the The Bottom Line News for a story relating to the corporate governance guidelines by the Office of Superintendent of Financial Institutions, October 4, 2012.

Interviewed (panelist) by Randy Cass, Catherine Murray and Andrew McCreath of BNN television’s Market Sense for segment entitled “Telus Debate: What is Best for Shareholders,” August 29, 2012. Click here for the video segment.

Blog quoted in various digital media outlets, in respect of Telus share collapse. See here and here, circa 28 August 2012.

Interviewed by Suzanne Dansereau of the Les Affaires for a story relating to the takeover of Rona Inc. and whether boards in Canada should be able to say “no” to a takeover, August 14, 2012. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Barbara Shecter of the National/Financial Post for a story relating to the pending closing or Maple Group’s acquisition of TMX Group Inc., and potential corporate governance issues, August 1, 2012. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Madhavi Acharya-Tom Yew of the Toronto Star for a story relating to HSBC’s and other financial scandals and corporate governance implications, July 17, 2012. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Kate MacNamara of CBC radio for a story relating to Research in Motion voting results and status of incumbent directors, July 10, 2012.

Interviewed by Teri Pecoskie of The Hamilton Spectator News for a story relating to alleged criminal conduct and role of investigating bodies, July 6, 2012. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Matthew Scott for a Corporate Secretary Magazine story on Telus Communications Company and dual share structures, June 21, 2012. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by CBC Radio Newfoundland’s Beth Macdonell for a Nalcor Energy story and implications for corporate governance, director appointment and overall strategy, June 14, 2012. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Niamh Sacllan for a Toronto Star story on CP Rail story “CP Rail shakeup a warning for cozy Canadian boardrooms” and governance implications, May 18, 2012. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by CBC’s Lang and O’Leary for CP Rail story and implications for shareholder accountability, value creation and strategy by corporate boards, and having the right directors, May 17, 2012. Click here for the video segment, at the 6:30 mark.

Interviewed (panelist) by Howard Green of BNN television for CP Rail story and Canadian corporate governance implications, May 16, 2012. Click here and here for both video segments.

Interviewed by Ashante Infantry for a Toronto Star story “JPMorgan CEO keeps his jobs” on JPMorgan and governance implications, May 15, 2012.

Interviewed by Vincent Brousseau-Pouliot for a La Presse story on SNC Lavalin and potential conflicts of interest, May 2, 2012. Click here for the article (French).

Interviewed by Elizabeth Judd for a Corporate Secretary Magazine story on the use of technology in the boardroom, April 30, 2012.

Interviewed by Philippe Mercure for a La Presse story on payments at SNC Lavalin, the CFO, and governance implications, April 10, 2012. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by François Desjardins for a Le Devoir story on corruption risk and Canada’s progress in this regard, March 30, 2012. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Diane Bérard for a Les Affaires story on payments at SNC Lavalin, resignation of the CEO, and governance implications, March 26, 2012. Click here for the blog and here for the article.

Interviewed by Dan Nolan of The Hamilton Spectator News for a story relating to alleged fraud in the Integration Services Organization of Hamilton, March 15, 2011. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Cooper Langford of Listed Magazine concerning board renewal and best practices, February 17, 2012.

Interviewed, with colleague Professor Patrice Gélinas, by Kristin Gribben of Agenda (Financial Times publication for corporate directors) concerning governance of executive compensation, best practices and compensation consultant rotation, February 16, 2012. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Kristin Gribben of Agenda (Financial Times publication for corporate directors) concerning governance of executive compensation, best practices and compensation consultant rotation, February 16, 2012.

Interviewed by Jim Middlemiss of Listed Magazine concerning Sino-Forest and what directors and boards need to do when operating in emerging markets, January 27, 2012.

Interviewed by Diane Bérard for Les Affaires story on Nortel trial and governance implications, January 17, 2012. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Aarti Maharaj of Corporate Secretary: Governance, Risk and Compliance concerning the corporate secretary's role in director succession, and promoting diversity among board members, January 9, 2012.

Interviewed by Teri Pecoskie of The Hamilton Spectator News concerning governance implications of the publishing of teacher disciplinary decisions online, January 5, 2012.

Interviewed by Aarti Maharaj of Corporate Secretary: Governance, Risk and Compliance concerning whether women on boards improve governance. Click here for the article, December 14, 2011.

Interviewed by Amanda Gerut of Agenda (Financial Times publication for corporate directors) concerning governance of executive compensation, CEO succession planning and the diversification of boards, December 14, 2011.

Interviewed by Adrian Morrow of The Globe and Mail concerning police budget deliberations and in camera sessions, December 7, 2011. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Kate MacNamara of CBC radio for a story relating to Magna voting results and majority voting policies, December 7, 2011.

Interviewed by Jeff Green of The Hamilton Spectator News for a story relating to Hamilton public school board’s practice of selecting the chair and vice-chair and “shadow” meetings, December 1, 2011. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Gord Bowes of Hamilton Community News for a story relating to Hamilton public school board’s practice of holding “caucus” meetings prior to going into public sessions, November 24, 2011. Click here or here for the article.

Interviewed by Jason McBride regarding a Toronto Life article for a story relating to executive compensation and disaffection animating the Occupy movement, November 23, 2011.

Interviewed by Craig Wong of The Canadian Press for a story relating to Sino-Forest’s alleged fraud, November 11, 2011. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Theresa Tedesco of the National Post for a story relating to shortening CEO tenures and the issues and challenges facing the corner office, September 26, 2011.

Interviewed by Rebecca Lowe of the International Bar Association for a story relating to corporate governance and transparency, and the role of lawyers, regulation and disclosure, August 30, 1011.

Interviewed by Stephanie Domet of CBC Radio One for a story relating to governance of reasonably perceived conflicts of interest at the municipal level, June 23, 2011. Click here, and here for the interview.

Interviewed by Bonnie Brown of CBC News for a story relating to governance of parliamentary expense reporting, June 7, 2011.

Interviewed by Marge Bruineman of The Barrie Examiner for a story relating to a series of articles entitled “Public Sector, Private Money,” in the context of the growing trend of the public sector deriving private revenue streams from commercial businesses, June 3, 2011.

Interviewed by Charles Gillis of Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C. for a story relating to sleep deprivation in students, in the context of Canadian Lawyer’s student publication, May 31, 2011. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Nicole O’Reilly of The Hamilton Spectator for a story relating to police budgets and executive sessions, in the context of the Hamilton Police Services Board, May 31, 2011. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Teri Pecoskie of The Hamilton Spectator for a story relating to boards’ of education codes of conduct, in the context of the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board, May 31, 2011.  Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Darcy Henton of The Calgary Herald for a story relating to potential conflicts of interest for a university professor who has a position on a board of directors, May 30, 2011.

Interviewed by Nicole O'Reilly of The Hamilton Spectator for a story relating to the role of a chair of the board, in the context of the Hamilton Police Services Board, April 5, 2011.

Interviewed by Mary Gazze of Canadian Press for story entitled “Maple Leaf Foods shakes up its board,” February 3, 2011. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Mary Teresa Bitti for National Post for story entitled “Would legislating gender parity work in Canada,” November 14, 2010. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Diane Bérard for Les Affaires story on independence issues of individual directors succeeding the CEO, November 12, 2010. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Karen Mazurkewich for National Post for story entitled “Pension giants stand up to Magna,” June 3, 2010.

Interviewed by Jim Middlemiss for National Post for story entitled “Manifesto on how companies should govern themselves released,” March 31, 2010.

Interviewed by Tobi Cohen for Canadian Press concerning potential decrease in workplace productivity during the Olympic Games, February 16, 2010.

Interviewed by George Nicholas for Directorship concerning corporate boards that require the chief executive to provide an annual self assessment to help the board evaluate the executive's performance, February 11, 2010.

Interviewed by Neil Stewart for IR Magazine concerning proposed changes by the Securities and Exchange Commission to proxy disclosure and solicitation, September 10, 2009. Click here for the article.

Panelist on The Agenda with Steve Paiken, TVOntario, for discussion entitled "Keeping Ontario Accountable," September 10, 2009. Click here for video replay.

Interviewed by The Toronto Star concerning Bruce Power and potential breaches to the company code of conduct by employees, September 10, 2009.

Interviewed by Ken Mark for the Bottom Line (a Lexis Nexis accounting publication) regarding resolving possible conflicts involving corporate culture, management objectives and performance measures, particularly within for-profit Crown Corporations, September 9 and 15, 2009.

Interviewed by The National Post, "Expenses: Whose tab is it anyway?" concerning the governance of Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (and oversight of expense policy compliance), September 2, 2009.

Interviewed (email) by Domini Stuart for Company Director Magazine concerning emotional intelligence in the boardroom, August 12, 2009.

Interviewed (email) by Domini Stuart for Company Director Magazine for “What’s your boardroom personality?,” June 8, 2009. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by The Globe and Mail concerning improvement to corporate governance practices, April 7, 2009. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Charlie Deitch for Corporate Board Member Magazine for article entitled “Are You Ready for a Peer Review,” concerning the trend toward individual director evaluations in addition to whole board evaluations, November / December, 2008. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Corporate Board Member Magazine concerning the trend toward individual director evaluations in addition to whole board evaluations, June 25, 2008. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Jane George of Nunatsiaq News concerning the norm in Canadian businesses' boards of directors for compensation, October 9, 2008.

Interviewed by Allison Martell of The Varsity concerning minute practices of board of directors meetings, September 28, 2008.

Interviewed by Les Affaires concerning the role of board leadership within an organization, September 22, 2008.

Interviewed by Canadian Society for Corporate Secretaries concerning a publication supplement on director compensation and performance, governance transparency and disclosure and the developing role of the corporate secretary, July 24, 2008.

Interviewed by Canadian Press and CTV Newsnet concerning work productivity, June 26 and 28, 2008.

Interviewed by Corporate Board Member Magazine concerning the trend toward individual director evaluations in addition to or in replace of whole board evaluations, June 25, 2008.

Interviewed by Nationnews.com concerning new BSE trading rules to be implemented by 2011, May 19, 2008.

Interviewed by Canadian Business for “Myths and Reality: Board Culture – not structure – is what ultimately creates good corporate governance” August 13-27, 2007, 60-63.

Interviewed by Canadian Business for “See no evil: Did the audit committee of Hollinger’s board fail shareholders by allowing criminal activity?” August 13-27, 2007, 64-65.

Interviewed by CBC Radio concerning the governance of Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG), March 27, 2007.

Interviewed by CBC Radio concerning corporate governance, February 10, 2004, March 16, 2004, and August 9, 2004.

Interviewed by Canadian Business concerning director accreditation, February 5, 2004; and concerning corporate governance, February 12, 2004.

Interviewed by Credit Union Magazine concerning corporate governance, February 5, 2004.

Interviewed by BBC World News Radio, concerning corporate governance, January 18, 2004.

Interviewed by Scarlett magazine concerning women on boards, May-June 2003, 37.

Interviewed by The Globe and Mail, Corporate Governance special supplement, April 1, 2003, section E7.

Interviewed by The Globe and Mail and research profiled, “The Boardroom and its Cast of Characters,” by Janet McFarland, March 15, 2003, Report on Business sections B1 and B6.

Interviewed by CBC News, August 20, 2002, concerning corporate governance issues and whether Canada has done enough legislatively in comparison to the US.

Interviewed by Ms. Tamsen Tillson of Report on Business Magazine concerning the independence of outside directors on control block boards, November 15, 2001.

Interviewed by the Canadian Business magazine concerning the independence of Canadian boards of directors, November 2, 2000.

Interviewed by the National Post concerning the mergers of Fraser Milner and Byers Casgrain law firms, May 18, 2000.

Consulted by Venture, CBC TV (aired November 8, 1999) concerning the management consulting industry in Canada and professional practices.

Interviewed by the Hamilton Spectator concerning roles and responsibilities of corporate directors, November 5, 1999.

Interviewed by Studio 2, TV Ontario, concerning YBM Magnex International Inc. and corporate governance issues, November 4, 1999.

Interviewed by the Toronto Star concerning family-held businesses, governance issues and the liquidation of Eaton’s, circa Sept. 1999.

Consulted by CBC Radio’s “Metro Morning” (Joe Soloway) on the “1999 KPMG Business Ethics Survey: Managing for Ethical Practice,” March 23, 1999.

Interviewed by Peter Murphy (with athlete Mark Tewksbury) on CTV News One, March 16, 1999, and CTV News One and CTV National News with Lloyd Robertson, March 17, 1999, concerning the International Olympic Committee.

Interviewed by The National Post concerning boards of directors and conflicts of interest regarding the CBC strike and, in particular, a board member who is evidently also providing legal services to the CBC, March 9, 1999.

Interviewed by Maclean’s newsmagazine (John Nicol) concerning corporate governance and the resignation of Matt Barrett as CEO of Bank of Montreal, February 23 and 25, 1999.

Interviewed by The Globe and Mail for their case study feature on management and workplace issues pertaining to allegations of sexual harassment by an executive director of a not-for-profit corporation and the role of the board of directors, February 20, 1999.

Interviewed by CBC Radio’s “Metro Morning” on the governance shortcomings of the International Olympic Committee in light of the bribery and corruption allegations, January 25, 1999.

Interviewed by five CBC Radio affiliates to discuss President Clinton’s impeachment trial and calls for International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Juan Antonio Samaranch to resign as head of the IOC, January 26, 1999.

Interviewed by Canadian Business magazine concerning Magna International Inc.’s movement away from its core business of auto parts into entertainment and the reporter’s view that Magna’s Board of Directors lacked sufficient independence to oversee such a transition led by controlling shareholder Frank Stronach, January 28, 1999.

Interviewed by The Financial Post on issues relating to corporate governance and Philip Services Corp., circa May 14, 1998.

Interviewed by The Globe and Mail on issues relating to business ethics and Alan Eagleson, April 16, 1998.


Other

Commentary within the Financial Post, “Counterpoint: Corporate Diretors Need Outside Vetting,” January 27, 2014. Click here for the article.

Commentary within the National Post, with Edward J. Waitzer, “Say on Directors: A new way to empower shareholders – for the long term,” June 7, 2010. Click here for the article.

Interviewed by Oxford Analytica concerning changes in corporate governance stemming from the financial crisis, October 7, 2009.

Research referred to by The Globe and Mail, “How to improve the audit committee”, in Morning Manager by Harvey Schachter, April 9, 2009. Click here for the article.

Research profiled by York U: The Magazine of York University “Governance: Richard Leblanc went where few scholars had gone before: inside the corporate boardroom,” Special Research Edition 2007, 50.

Research profiled by York U: The Magazine of York University “A Fly on the Wall,” Martha Tancock, December 2006, 26.

Research referred to by The Globe and Mail, “From the classroom to the boardroom: Professor’s method for assessing boards…,” Brian Christmas, May 18, 2006 at B16.

Book referenced in Notable Canadian Books, Harvey Schachter, The Globe and Mail, December 14, 2005.

Research referred to by Financial Post, “Governance guru in high demand,” Scott Adams, December 24, 2003 at FP Investing.

Research referred to by The Globe and Mail, “Academics Should Help Lead Reforms in Governance,” Janet McFarland, November 12, 2003 at B2.

Research profiled by The National Post, “Don’t Regulate; Write a Book,” Terrence Corcoran, October 7, 2003 at FP 11.