The Audit Committee Mandate outlines the purpose and procedures of the Company’s Audit Committee. It is intended to ensure that the Corporation's management has designed and implemented an effective system of internal financial controls, to review and report on the integrity of the consolidated financial statements of the Corporation and to review the Corporation's compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements as they relate to financial statements, taxation matters and disclosure of material facts.
Code of Conduct
The purpose of the Code of Conduct is to assist all Company personnel in making decisions regarding the affairs of the Company (including its subsidiaries). The Code of Conduct states basic principles that should guide the affairs of the Company and deals with certain specific situations but is not comprehensive. Personnel are encouraged to consult with the Chairman of the Company for direction of specific issues on conflicts or potential conflicts.
The purpose of a Whistleblower policy is to provide a mechanism for all employees, directors and officers of the Corporation to express concerns or complaints about improper activities or report the existence of inappropriate or fraudulent financial activities (collectively, a “Violation”) free of any adverse consequences or the fear of any adverse consequences. This Whistleblower Policy establishes a process whereby employees, directors and officer of the Corporation can report Violation to the Corporation and have them address promptly and effectively rather than seeking resolution outside the Corporation. This policy sets out the procedures to address the receipt, retention, and treatment of complaints received by the Corporation in respect of matters relating to accounting, internal accounting controls or auditing. This policy also sets up a means to protect the confidentiality and anonymity if any submission pursuant to this Policy.
Audit Committee: Dale Wallster, Jim Malone, Jim Dawson
Compensation Committee: Jim Dawson, John Robins, Dale Walster
Corporate Governance Committee: Jim Malone, Jim Dawson, Garth Kirkham