The Board of Directors and Management of Canadian Equipment Rentals are committed to ensuring proper corporate governance practices that meet current regulatory requirements. Canadian Equipment Rentals complies and will continue to comply with all applicable regulations with a goal of providing transparency and accountability in our corporate governance practices. The Company’s approach to Corporate Governance is compliant with Toronto Stock Exchange requirements.
Mandate of the Board
The board of directors of Canadian Equipment Rentals (the “Board”) is responsible for the stewardship of Canadian Equipment Rentals and its subsidiaries. The Board’s mandate includes:
- the review and approval of the strategic direction of the corporation, its capital and financial plans, as well as implementation and monitoring of appropriate risk management systems;
- monitoring the progress, policies and procedures of the corporation, while providing guidance and advice to management and providing approval for any significant changes in the organizational structure;
- ensuring that the finances and controls of the corporation are appropriate and comply with required standards, including accurate, complete and timely disclosure of information to shareholders, other security holders and regulators.
- annual reviews of the composition and compensation of the Board, and monitoring its effectiveness, continuity and independence while ensuring the requirements of the Board are continuously upheld.
The Board holds regularly scheduled meetings to review the business affairs of Canadian Equipment Rentals. At each meeting of the Board and its committees, an opportunity is provided for the independent members to meet independently of the non-independent members and members of management.
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE POLICIES
Code of Business Conduct and Ethics
The Code of Business Conduct and Ethics is a statement of the principles to which Canadian Equipment Rentals is committed and is designed to direct all employees, officers and directors in the practice of ethical business conduct. The code is a guide to the standards of behavior that we require in all of our business activities. Directors, officers and employees must know these standards and agree annually in writing to comply with the code. The code not only applies to Canadian Equipment Rentals employees, officers and directors but also to independent contractors to the extent that they conduct activities on behalf of Canadian Equipment Rentals.
Whistle Blower Policy
Canadian Equipment Rentals is committed to the highest standards of openness, honesty and accountability. The integrity of the financial and other information of Canadian Equipment Rentals is vital as it guides the decisions of the Board of Directors of Canadian Equipment Rentals and is relied upon by our shareholders, financial markets and other stakeholders.