SOURCE: Chartwell Retirement Residences

Chartwell Retirement Residences

May 20, 2016 10:27 ET

Chartwell Retirement Residences Announces Election of Directors

MISSISSAUGA, ON--(Marketwired - May 20, 2016) - Chartwell Retirement Residences ("Chartwell") (TSX: CSH.UN) announced that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated March 31, 2016 were elected as trustees of Chartwell, trustees of CSH Trust, and directors of Chartwell Master Care Corporation. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors and trustees held at Chartwell's Annual Meeting on Thursday May 19, 2016 in Toronto are set out below.

Each of the following three nominees proposed by management was elected as a trustee of Chartwell Retirement Residences (the "Chartwell Trustees") as follows:

Nominee Votes For Votes Withheld
Lise Bastarache 100,366,194 99.78% 219,467 0.22%
Sidney P. H. Robinson 99,062,218 98.49% 1,523,443 1.51%
Huw Thomas 97,152,506 96.59% 3,432,655 3.41%

As directed by unitholders of Chartwell, the Chartwell Trustees voted units of CSH Trust to elect the trustees of CSH Trust as follows:

Nominee Votes For Votes Withheld
Michael D. Harris 90,324,069 89.80% 10,260,992 10.20%
André R. Kuzmicki 100,434,836 99.85% 150,825 0.15%
Thomas Schwartz 96,824,339 96.26% 3,759,422 3.74%

As directed by unitholders of Chartwell, the Chartwell Trustees caused the common shares of Chartwell Master Care Corporation (the "Corporation") to be voted to elect the directors of the Corporation as follows:

Nominee Votes For Votes Withheld
Lise Bastarache 100,360,808 99.78% 224,853 0.22%
W. Brent Binions 100,449,600 99.86% 136,061 0.14%
Michael D. Harris 90,315,653 89.79% 10,270,008 10.21%
André R. Kuzmicki 100,149,310 99.57% 436,351 0.43%
Sidney P. H. Robinson 99,060,404 98.48% 1,525,257 1.52%
Sharon Sallows 100,115,786 99.53% 469,875 0.47%
Thomas Schwartz 97,677,562 97.11% 2,908,099 2.89%
Huw Thomas 97,547,046 96.98% 3,038,615 3.02%

Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on May 19, 2016 will be published shortly on

About Chartwell:

Chartwell is an unincorporated, open-ended trust which indirectly owns and operates a complete range of seniors housing communities from independent supported living through assisted living to long term care. It is the largest owner and operator of seniors residences in Canada. Chartwell's aim is to capitalize on the strong demographic trends present in its markets to maximize the value of its existing portfolio of retirement residences, and prudently avail itself of opportunities to grow internally and through accretive acquisitions. More information can be obtained at

Contact Information

  • For more information, please contact:

    Chartwell Retirement Residences
    Vlad Volodarski
    Chief Financial Officer and Chief Investment Officer
    tel: (905) 501-4709
    fax: (905) 501-4710