Corporate governance
Vatic is strategically positioned with an option to acquire and develop a 100% interest in a 243 km2 Rare Earth Elements (REE) and polymetallic project known as the Sisters Mountain critical metals project in New Brunswick, Canada, which is believed to potentially host REE, tin, tungsten, molybdenum, Platinum Group Metals (PGE), and base metals, and Vatic has an option to acquire a 100% interest in the Hansen gold project, located in an emerging gold exploration area with over 6.7 million ounces of gold produced, in Quebec, Canada.
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Corporate governance

Corporate governance



The Board believes that good corporate governance improves corporate performance and benefits all shareholders. The Canadian Securities Administrators (the “CSA”) have adopted National Policy 58-201 Corporate Governance Guidelines, which provides non-prescriptive guidelines on corporate governance practices for reporting issuers such as the Company. In addition, the CSA have implemented National Instrument 58-101 Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices, which prescribes certain disclosure by the Company of its corporate governance practices. This section sets out the Company’s approach to corporate governance and addresses the Company’s compliance with NI 58-101.


Constitution and Independence of the Board


The Board of Directors is currently comprised of three persons, of whom two are independent directors. Directors are considered to be independent if they have no direct or indirect material relationship with the Company. A “material relationship” is a relationship which could, in the view of the Company’s Board of Directors, be reasonably expected to interfere with the exercise of a director’s independent judgment. 1 of the 3 members of the Board is non-independent: Loren Currie. The independent directors are Anthony Clements and Matthew Mikulic.


Management has been delegated the responsibility for meeting defined corporate objectives, implementing approved strategic and operating plans, carrying on the Company’s business in the ordinary course, managing cash flow, evaluating new business opportunities, recruiting staff and complying with applicable regulatory requirements. The board facilitates its independent supervision over management by reviewing and approving long-term strategic, business and capital plans, material contracts and business transactions, and all debt and equity financing transactions. Through its audit committee, the Board examines the effectiveness of the Company’s internal control processes and management information systems.


Orientation and education of new members of the Board is conducted informally by management and members of the Board. The orientation provides background information on the Company’s history, performance and strategic plans.


Other Board Committees


The Board has no other committees other than the Audit Committee.




The Board monitors on an ongoing basis the adequacy of information given to directors, communication between the Board and management and the strategic direction and processes of the Board and committees.

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