People Corporation
TSX VENTURE : PEO

People Corporation

September 15, 2016 09:05 ET

People Corporation Recognized on the 2016 PROFIT 500

PROFIT and Canadian Business Unveils 28th Annual List of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Sept. 15, 2016) - People Corporation ("People" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:PEO) has once again been recognized as part of the annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies by PROFIT and Canadian Business Magazine. Published in the October issue of Canadian Business and at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth.

People Corporation made the 2016 PROFIT 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 138%.

"People Corporation is once again honoured to be on the PROFIT 500 ranking for the fourth consecutive year," says Chairman and CEO, Mr. Laurie Goldberg. "Our continued growth is a reflection of our differentiation and the value we bring to the marketplace. Our vision of building the leading independent national provider of group benefits, group retirement and HR consulting services in Canada remains true."

"Companies become a part of the PROFIT 500 through innovative thinking, smart strategy and sheer grit," says James Cowan, Editor-in-chief of PROFIT and Canadian Business. "These firms demonstrate what Canadian entrepreneurs can achieve, both at home and across the globe."

Mr. Goldberg went on to say, "It is a privilege to be among great leaders in corporate Canada. We would like to thank all of our clients, our partner firms and our employees that have made this remarkable achievement possible."

About People Corporation

People is a national provider of group benefits, group retirement and human resource services. The Company has offices across Canada, each led by a team of experts and backed by the resources of a national company that is traded on the TSX-V. Our industry experts provide uniquely valuable insight while customizing our innovative suite of services to the specific needs of our clients. Whatever your sector, whatever your scale, putting our expertise and proven track record to work will make a difference to your people and your bottom line.

Further information is available at www.peoplecorporation.com.

About PROFIT and PROFITguide.com

PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada's preeminent media brand dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For 34 years, Canadian entrepreneurs across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because it's a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them achieve business success and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Visit PROFIT online at PROFITguide.com.

About Canadian Business

Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving, best-selling and most-trusted business publication in the country. With a total brand readership of more than 1.1 million, it is the country's premier media brand for executives and senior business leaders. It fuels the success of Canada's business elite with a focus on the things that matter most: leadership, innovation, business strategy and management tactics. We provide concrete examples of business achievement, thought-provoking analysis and compelling storytelling, all in an elegant package with bold graphics and great photography. Canadian Businesswhat leadership looks like.

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Investor Relations Inquiries:

All People Corporation investor relations inquiries should be directed to Dennis Stewner at (204) 940-3988. Email: dennis.stewner@peoplecorporation.com.

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