The board of directors of the company has adopted stringent corporate governance guidelines to assist the board in the exercise of its duties and responsibilities and to serve the best interests of the community, the company, and its shareholders. The guidelines are to be applied in a manner consistent with applicable laws and the company’s incorporating documents.
The guidelines provide a framework for the conduct of the board’s business. The board may modify or make exceptions to the guidelines from time to time in its discretion, consistent with the duties and responsibilities owed to the company and its shareholders. These guidelines have been prepared with the intention that they comply with corporate governance rules established and proposed by the regulator.