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Janet McFarland

Business Reporter

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New policy template aims to encourage gender diversity on boards

The Institute of Corporate Directors has teamed up with law firm Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLC to develop a general model of a board-diversity policy, aiming it at smaller companies that have not complied with new diversity-reporting guidelines

Nov 29, 2016

Valeant plunges on poor 2017 outlook

Drug maker’s CFO said 2017 will be a ‘down year’ for revenue, indicating things could yet get worse for the beleaguered firm

Nov 08, 2016

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Janet specializes in reporting on corporate governance, compensation and securities industry regulation, and oversees the Globe's annual Board Games review of corporate governance practices of Canada's largest companies. Since joining the Globe in 1995, Janet has written extensively on issues of governance, leadership, women in business, executive compensation and pension regulation. Janet has received a number of awards for her work, including two National Newspaper Awards for business reporting and two other NNA nominations. She has also received three nominations for Michener Awards, which are granted annually by Canada's Governor General to recognize excellence in public service journalism. Janet was born in Saskatchewan and received a journalism degree from Carleton University. She also completed a graduate diploma in international relations at The London School of Economics. Before joining The Globe and Mail, Janet worked as a news reporter at The Winnipeg Free Press and as a business reporter at The Financial Post.

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