The North West Company Inc.
TSX : NWC

The North West Company Inc.

June 13, 2016 11:00 ET

The North West Company Inc. Reports on Voting Results From Its 2016 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - June 13, 2016) - The North West Company Inc. ("North West") (TSX:NWC) confirms the voting results from its Annual General Meeting of shareholders held on June 8, 2016 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The requisite number of shareholders voted in favour of all items of business, including election of each of the eleven directors as follows:

Nominee Votes For % For Votes Withheld % Withheld Outcome of Vote
H. Sanford Riley 25,845,874 96.01% 1,074,028 3.99% Carried
Frank J. Coleman 26,251,064 97.52% 668,838 2.48% Carried
Wendy F. Evans 26,416,080 98.13% 503,822 1.87% Carried
Stewart Glendinning 26,409,466 98.10% 510,436 1.90% Carried
Edward S. Kennedy 26,400,004 98.07% 519,898 1.93% Carried
Robert J. Kennedy 26,033,164 96.71% 886,738 3.29% Carried
Annalisa King 26,693,926 99.16% 225,976 0.84% Carried
Violet (Vi) A.M. Konkle 26,877,975 99.84% 41,927 0.16% Carried
Gary Merasty 26,670,311 99.07% 249,591 0.93% Carried
Eric L. Stefanson 26,569,705 98.70% 350,197 1.30% Carried
Victor Tootoo 26,874,155 99.83% 45,747 0.17% Carried

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 228 stores under the trade names Northern, NorthMart, Giant Tiger, AC Value Center and Cost-U-Less and has annualized sales of approximately CDN$1.8 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