The Conference Board of Canada

Corporate Ethics Management Council

Members only

Today’s senior ethics and compliance executives are challenged to keep ethics and compliance policies and practices up-to-date and top-of-mind for employees and leaders. But more than policy is required—organizations want a culture of integrity. Building one takes time and effort.

The Corporate Ethics Management Council (CEMC) is a national community of senior ethics and compliance leaders focused on building a culture of integrity within their organizations. Member-driven discussions create opportunities for meaningful exchange as they seek to develop strategies, policies, and programs that foster ethical behaviour, build trust, and go beyond regulatory compliance.

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Who should join?

Senior leaders who oversee ethics and compliance programs within their organizations. Members are keen to learn from their peers and actively contribute to discussions.

Key objectives

  • Bring together leaders in a safe environment that promotes collaborative dialogue.
  • Explore emerging trends in the Canadian ethics and compliance landscape and their business impacts.
  • Share tools, best practices, and innovations to effectively manage compliance programs and build a culture of integrity.

Benefits of membership


Build relationships with industry thought leaders and senior executives from across Canada.


Showcase your work and expertise; suggest speakers and themes that matter to you and your organization.

Learn and teach

Share your experience and rely on a trusted network of fellow leaders to act as a sounding board for ideas.


Communicate your department’s impacts on business strategy and demonstrate its role in preserving strong brand reputation by placing integrity and ethics at the forefront.

Current members

  • Alberta Investment Management Corporation
  • Bank of Canada
  • BC Hydro
  • Bruce Power LP
  • Canada Post Corporation
  • Canada Revenue Agency
  • Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited
  • Capital Power Corporation
  • Department of Finance Canada
  • Enbridge Inc.
  • Export Development Canada
  • Hydro One Networks Inc.
  • Inter Pipeline Ltd
  • Office of the Auditor General of Canada
  • Office of the Procurement Ombudsman
  • Ontario Power Generation Inc.
  • RBC Financial Group
  • Siemens Canada Limited
  • Siemens Energy Canada Limited
  • SNC-Lavalin Inc.
  • TC Energy

The council provides an opportunity to engage with ethics and compliance professionals from multiple industries and share alternate perspectives to ultimately reach the same goal.

Grant Jackman, Compliance Analyst at Siemens Canada Ltd.

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Member activity

Next session

December 6–7, 2022

In-person Meeting in Toronto, Ontario

Previous sessions

May 17-18, 2022

Theme: The Human side of Ethics and Compliance

March 22–23, 2022

Theme: CEMC 2-day March meeting

January 27, 2022

Theme: CEMC scrum—assessing program effectiveness

  • Patricia Alleyn, Head, Compliance Program Officer with SNC-Lavalin Inc.

November 16–17, 2021

Theme: Ethics in a digital world

  • Marc Tassé, MBA, CPA, CA, CFF
  • Jill Urbanoski, Director, Culture & Development Programs, Alberta Investment Management Corp.

Recent themes

  • Pandemic impacts—what it means for ethics and compliance
  • Building an integrity ambassador program
  • Influencing ethical behaviour through behavioural science
  • Trust, technology, and transformation: what this means for ethics and compliance
  • Ethics and compliance 24/7
  • Communicating Ethics and Its Impacts
  • Communicating ethics and its impacts
  • Procurement and anti-corruption

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Corporate Ethics Management Council

Move beyond compliance to build a culture of ethics. Join CEMC today.

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For more information, or to arrange for a guest invitation to attend one of our meetings, please contact our team.