The North West Company Inc.
TSX : NWC

The North West Company Inc.

August 05, 2015 14:07 ET

The North West Company Inc. Reports on Voting Results From Its 2015 Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Aug. 5, 2015) - The North West Company Inc. ("North West") (TSX:NWC) confirms the voting results from its Annual General and Special meeting of shareholders held on June 10, 2015 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, as previously filed under North West's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. The requisite number of shareholders voted in favour of all items of business, including election of each of the ten directors as follows:

Nominee Votes For % For Votes Withheld % Withheld
H. Sanford Riley 27,787,538 97.72% 649,164 2.28%
Frank J. Coleman 28,003,956 98.48% 432,746 1.52%
Wendy F. Evans 28,124,177 98.90% 312,525 1.10%
Stewart Glendinning 28,067,806 98.70% 368,896 1.30%
Edward S. Kennedy 28,141,258 98.96% 295,444 1.04%
Robert J. Kennedy 28,062,094 98.68% 374,608 1.32%
Annalisa King 28,202,102 99.18% 234,600 0.82%
Violet (Vi) A.M. Konkle 28,366,071 99.75% 70,631 0.25%
Gary Merasty 27,932,528 98.23% 504,174 1.77%
Eric L. Stefanson 27,879,749 98.04% 556,953 1.96%

Company Profile

The North West Company Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a leading retailer of food and everyday products and services to rural communities and urban neighbourhoods in Canada, Alaska, the South Pacific and the Caribbean. North West operates 226 stores under the trade names Northern, NorthMart, Giant Tiger, AC Value Center and Cost-U-Less and has annualized sales of approximately CDN$1.6 billion.

The common shares of North West trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "NWC".

Contact Information

  • The North West Company Inc.
    Paulina Hiebert
    Vice President Legal and Corporate Secretary
    204-934-1756
    204-934-1317 (FAX)
    phiebert@northwest.ca