January 2020

The Institute celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2020!


February 2020

The Chartered Governance Institute of Canada named Treeline Associates (Treeline) as its new association management company effective February 1, 2020. Treeline provides general management, marketing, and communications services for the association. Certification Program Management services are provided by David Miriguay, CAE, of David Miriguay Consulting Services. Treeline also serves as CGIC’s corporate headquarters and provides staffing which includes Patricia Thacker, of Ottawa, Ontario as Executive Director.


March 2020

The COVID-19 global pandemic shuttered businesses in Canada and Bermuda.


June 2020

IQP exams were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Division puts in place a plan to move the November exam season online.  Exams will be invigilated remotely.

The Institute held its first online DEAP session via Zoom.


September 2020

CGIC relaunched the association with the release of a new public-facing website.

CGIC launched a new National virtual Continuing Professional Development program.


November 2020

The Institute held its first online exams for the International Qualifying Program (IQP).

The Chartered Governance Institute of Canada celebrated its 100th anniversary on November 30th, 2020 with a virtual centenary celebration. Members from across Canada, Bermuda, and around the globe joined together for speeches and champagne toasts to celebrate 100 years of empowering aspiring governance professionals in Canada.


February 2021

The Institute approved a tactical operational plan in support of its sustainability plan entitled Marketing for Sustainability and Growth.


June 2021

The Institute hosts its busiest exam season in history with 78 candidates writing 99 exams.

The Institute welcomes a new President – Ingrid Stefancic, FCG, Acc.Dir. – following their 2021 AGM held on June 2, 2021.


February 2022

In February 2022, the Board approved the 2022 to 2024 Strategic Plan – Being Top of Mind, 365.