Editorial Policy

We respect editorial independence and integrity. The Managing Director is the Publisher who has ultimate editorial power and responsibility.

Editorial decision-making is based on upward referral and ensures it complies with our Editorial Policies. Editorial content that is controversial or likely to have an extraordinary impact should be referred to allow closer consideration of any editorial policy issues. We do not seek, nor intentionally publish any inflammatory content.

Our Standards

Maintain independence and integrity of reporting and publishing.

Exercise control over the content that we publish or broadcast.

Exercise editorial independence as authorised and accept responsibility for it. When in doubt about an editorial matter, refer it up to the next most senior person for advice or decision.

In the case of editorial likely to cause controversy or have an extraordinary impact, notice will be given to the most appropriate senior manager.

Do not place unnecessary emphasis on personal characteristics, including race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, age, sexual orientation, family relationships, religious belief, or physical or intellectual disability.

Aim to attribute information to its source. Where a source seeks anonymity, do not agree without first considering the source’s motives and any alternative attributable source where possible. Where confidences are accepted, respect them in all circumstances.

Do not allow personal interest, or any belief, commitment, payment, gift or benefit, to undermine your accuracy, fairness or independence. Journalists and contributors will disclose shareholdings where relevant.

Disclose conflicts of interest that affect, or could be seen to affect, the accuracy, fairness or independence of your journalism. Do not improperly use a journalistic position for personal gain.

Do not allow advertising or other commercial considerations to undermine accuracy, fairness or independence.

Ensure disclosure of any direct or indirect payment made for interviews or information.

Use fair, responsible and honest means to obtain material. Identify yourself and your employer before obtaining any interview for publication or broadcast. Never exploit a person’s vulnerability or ignorance of media practice.

Present pictures and sound that are true and accurate. Any manipulation likely to mislead should be disclosed.

Do not plagiarise.

Respect private grief and personal privacy. Journalists have the right to resist compulsion to intrude.

Fairly correct errors.

If you believe we are in breach of any of the above policies, please refer to our Feedback and Complaints page.


The Canadian Business Quarterly (The CBQ) provides an in-depth view of business and economic development issues taking place across the country. Featuring interviews with top executives, government policy makers and prominent industry bodies The CBQ examines the news beyond the headlines to uncover the drivers of local, provincial, and national affairs.

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