This information was last reviewed in September, 2019.
The Company is subject, among other laws and regulations, to instruments published by relevant Canadian securities regulators. One such instrument, NI 58-101 Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices, prescribes certain disclosure by the Company of its corporate governance practices and NP 58-201 Corporate Governance Guidelines provides non-prescriptive guidelines on corporate governance practices for reporting issuers such as the Company. This section sets out the Company’s approach to corporate governance and addresses the Company’s compliance with NI 58-101 and NP 58-201.
As a result of its listing on the TSX-V and being a reporting issuer in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta, the Company has already established corporate governance practices and procedures appropriate for a publicly listed company in Canada. The Company complies with Canadian corporate governance standards appropriate for publicly listed companies.
The Company has adopted a Code of Business Conduct and Ethics Policy (the “Code”) to be followed by the Company’s directors, officers, employees and principal consultants and those of its subsidiaries. The Code is also to be followed, where appropriate, by the Company’s agents and representatives, including consultants where specifically required. The purpose of the Code is to, among other things, promote honest and ethical conduct, avoid conflict of interest, protect confidential information and comply with the applicable government laws and securities rules and regulations.
The Company has established an Audit Committee, which meets regularly, a Compensation and Nominating Committee, and with effect from Admission an HSSE Committee each of which is convened as necessary. The mandate and composition of each committee are outlined here.