The North West Company Inc.
TSX : NWC

The North West Company Inc.

December 16, 2011 13:41 ET

Statement from The North West Company Inc. Regarding the Kennedy Home

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Dec. 16, 2011) - Earlier this morning a fire destroyed the home of the President & CEO of The North West Company Inc., (TSX:NWC) Edward Kennedy. The Kennedy family escaped unharmed.

"We are thankful Edward, Stella and their children are all safe" said Sandy Riley, Chairman of the Board. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the family as they deal with this tragic loss. We ask that the public and the media respect their privacy at this time."

Operations at The North West Company are not affected by the incident.

Contact Information

  • The North West Company Inc.
    Craig Gilpin
    Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Officer
    204-934-8857
    204-934-1317 (FAX)
    cgilpin@northwest.ca

    The North West Company Inc.
    John King
    Chief Financial Officer
    204-934-1397
    204-934-1317 (FAX)
    jking@northwest.ca

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