Brookfield Canada Office Properties has adopted a Disclosure and Insider Trading Policy which summarizes its policies and practices regarding disclosure of material information to investors, analysts and the media. The purpose of this policy is to ensure that the trust's communications with the investment community are timely, consistent and in compliance with all applicable securities legislation. This Disclosure and Insider Trading Policy is reviewed annually by the board of trustees.
The board of trustees is of the view that Brookfield Canada Office Properties' governance policies and practices and the Guidelines are comprehensive and consistent with requirements of the Toronto Stock Exchange and the applicable provisions under Canadian securities laws.
The board of trustees will revise these Guidelines from time to time based on its assessment of Brookfield Canada Office Properties' needs and legal and regulatory developments. Brookfield Canada Office Properties' Governance and Nominating Committee will review these Guidelines annually, or more often if warranted, and recommend to the board of trustees such changes as it deems necessary and appropriate.
Code of Business Conduct and Ethics
The board of trustees expects all trustees, officers and employees to conduct themselves in accordance with the highest ethical standards and to adhere to Brookfield Canada Office Properties' Code of Business Conduct and Ethics. Any waiver of the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics for officers and trustees may only be made by the board of trustees or the Governance and Nominating Committee.