Video & Audio

Richard Leblanc produces rigorous outputs and understands global and emerging developments. He is regularly asked for his opinion on current events and topics related to his teaching, professional activities, and research.

Television and Web


The Agenda with Steve Paikin: Keeping Ontario Accountable

Television panel discussion on governmental accountability, oversight, compliance and best practices.

ROB TV’s SqueezePlay: Directors With Personality

Television interview on board leadership, industry knowledge, teamwork, the capacity to challenge and other attributes.

Hennick Centre for Business & Law: Women on Boards

Plenary discussion on strengthening diversity initiatives in the workplace and on boards of directors.

Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries’ Annual Conference

Trends and Issues in Corporate Governance Since The Financial Crisis.

50 Nuggets in 60 Minutes: Excerpt from Conference Speech

Spoke on fifty Corporate Governance related points in a one hour session.

CTV Lang & O’Leary Exchange: CPP Strike – What to do with the Board

Television interview on the CPP Strike and the board’s structure change. (Richard appears at the 6:30 mark).

How to Create Effective Nonprofit Boards: The Necessity of Governance and Leadership

Presentation given through the University of Texas at Dallas, (IECG) Institute for Excellence inCorporate Governance.


BNN: Jamie Dimon’s future at JPMorgan

Watch Dr. Leblanc on BNN with Allan Small as they talk about the recent vote to keep Jamie Dimon at JPMorgan.


Witness for the Board of Directors Gender Parity Act

Board of Directors Gender Parity Act (S-206) at the Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce.

Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA)

Keynote presentation on a model of board effectiveness, including structure, membership, process and tasks.

Directors Source Webinar Series

Webinar to 1,800 directors on not for profit governance, including recruitment, development, assessment, questions and answers.

Building Your Board Up and Keeping it Strong

Part of the Nonprofit Risk Management Conference. It talks about recruiting, developing and assessing the right directors for your board.

BNN: Telus Debate: What is Best for Shareholders?

Watch Dr. Leblanc appear on BNN’s August 29th episode all about the Telus shareholder debate.

McCuistion: What Good Board Members do to Help Organizations Succeed

Watch Dr. Leblanc appear on McCuistion for a talk on the current state of Boards and what strategies can be used to make them successful.

Alberta Prime Time: The Sunshine List

Watch Dr. Leblanc discuss Alberta’s recently released sunshine list that reveals the salaries of all public employes earning over $100,000/yr.

U of T Rotman School of Management: CANCON 2014 – Introduction to Corporate Governance

Watch Dr. Leblanc present an Introduction to Corporate Governance at CANCON 2014. Link has video and slideshow.


BNN – Stronach’s Sky High Pay Days Numbered at Magna

Watch Richard Leblanc on BNN talk about Stronach’s consultancy fee at Magna.

BNN – The Price We Pay: Executive Compensation Special (Pt. 1)

Watch Richard Leblanc on BNN talk about executive compensation. This is part 1. Part 2, 3, and 4 are in the related videos section.


BNN – The Confidence to Invest Special

Watch Richard Leblanc on BNN provide insights on the world of investing and markets as key investment locations.

McCuistion: Board Diversity

Watch Richard Leblanc discuss the importance of board diversity and how a diverse board can be beneficial to a company.

BNN CEO Pay Under Scrutiny — Corporate Canada

Richard Leblanc, Associate Professor, Law, Governance and Ethics, York University joins BNN to offer insight on corporate Canada’s CEO debate.

CBC Exchange: SNC-Lavalin Faces Charges

Law professor Richard Leblanc on the governance dilemma over corruption.

CBC News: Networking CEOs a Tight Club

York University’s Richard LeBlanc on the tight networks of friends on corporate boards.


CBC Exchange: Proxy Access

Watch Dr. Leblanc talk about Proxy Access for boards and how it could be a corporate governance game-changer.


BNN Pay Check: Canada’s Top-Paid CEOs

The numbers are in. Richard LeBlanc, Associate Professor, York University, joins BNN to stoke the executive compensation debate with the annual ranking of Canada’s highest-paid CEOs.


Inside America’s Boardrooms: Key Steps to Building an Effective Board

Richard Leblanc is put on the hot seat to discuss key steps to creating a great board—and how investors can know how effective their board really is.

BNN – TD board’s most important responsibility is CEO succession

Richard Leblanc, associate professor of law, governance and ethics at York University joins us to discuss what TD Bank and TD Ameritrade’s acquisition of Scottrade may signal regarding potential succession plans at the bank.


BNN – ‘These guys got nailed.’

Richard Leblanc, talks about Former Valeant, Phildor execs arrested on fraud, conspiracy charges.

Dr Leblanc on The Conference Board: Governance Watch webcast

Watch Dr. Leblanc discuss his new book, the Handbook of Board Governance.

CBC NEWS:Canadian ‘dummy’ corporate directors: tools for tax avoidance

Watch Dr. Leblanc discuss how Canada’s rules permit figurehead directors.

CTV NEWS: Your Morning – Why are the Big Five Canadian banks being investigated?

A federal investigation is being launched into business practices of the big five Canadian banks. York University’s Richard LeBlanc explains.

Valeant CEO paid $63M in 2016 while stock plunged

Valeant CEO Joseph Papa took home US$62.7 million in 2016 as the stock dropped, providing an 85-per-cent negative return for shareholders. York University professor of corporate governance, Richard Leblanc joins BNN to discuss executive compensation.


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