Director Compensation

  • 1. Board Retainer
    Director compensation is paid only to non-employee directors.
    Annual Board Retainer

    ($145,000 paid in Director Deferred Share Units (DDSUs) or common shares)
    $225,000
    Non-Executive Chairman Annual Retainer

    ($170,000 paid in DDSUs or common shares)
    $450,000

    Annual Committee Chair Retainers
    Audit and Conduct Review Committee $50,000
    Risk Committee $50,000
    Human Resources Committee $50,000
    Corporate Governance Committee $25,000
    Annual Travel Fee – paid to directors whose principal residence is 300 km or more from Toronto or whose principal residence is outside of Canada $10,000
  • 2. Share Ownership Guidelines

    The minimum equity ownership level for the :

    • Director is $725,000
    • Non–Executive Chairman is $850,000

    Directors have 5 years from November 1, 2016, or the date of their appointment, as applicable, within which to reach this level.

  • 3. By-law No. 1 - Section 3.131

    Compensation - For each financial year, a sum not exceeding $5,000,000 may be taken by the Board from the funds of the Bank as remuneration for their services as Directors, and the Directors may from time to time apportion the same among themselves in such manner as they shall think fit. The Directors shall also be entitled to be reimbursed for travelling and other expenses properly incurred by them in attending meetings of the Board, of any Committee of the Board, or of Shareholders.