Shareholder FAQs

Yes. The latest declared dividend and a full dividend history can be found here.

Corus offers a dividend reinvestment program for registered Class A and Class B shareholders residing in Canada. More information can be found here.

Corus’ Class B non-voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “CJR.B”. Historical stock price information can be found here.

Class B non-voting shares are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “CJR.B”. Class A voting shares are not publicly traded. For more information, see Corus’ Annual Information Form under “Description of Capital Structure”.

Class A voting shares can be converted into Class B non-voting shares on a one-for-one basis by contacting Corus’ transfer agent and registrar. Class B non-voting shares cannot be converted into Class A voting shares (except in limited circumstances as described in Corus’ Annual Information Form under “Description of Capital Structure”).

Corus was created on September 1, 1999, as a spin-off of Shaw Communications Inc. On its first day of trading, CJR.B opened on the Toronto Stock Exchange at $18.50.

At the time of the stock split, shareholders who held one Class A share of Shaw Communications Inc. (“Shaw”) received one Class A share of Shaw and one-third of a Class A share of Corus while holders of one Class B share of Shaw received one Class B Non-Voting Share of Shaw and one-third of one Class B Non-Voting Share of Corus.

For income tax purposes, a Shareholders’ Adjusted Cost Base (“ACB”) is allocated as follows:

Immediately Before the Effective Time of the Arrangement ACB ACB Immediately After ACB
Shaw Class A Shares 100% Shaw Class A Shares
Corus Class A Shares
86.0343%
13.9657%
100.0000%
Shaw Class B Non-Voting Shares 100% Shaw Class B Non-Voting Shares
Corus Class B Non-Voting Shares
86.0343%
13.9657%
100.0000%

Yes. Corus completed a two-for-one stock split on February 1, 2008.

Corus’ transfer agent and registrar is TSX Trust Company. Their contact information can be found here.

Learn more about Corus’ Board of Directors and their responsibilities.

Learn more about Corus’ Executive Leadership team.

Corus’ independent auditor is EY Canada (formerly known as Ernst & Young LLP).

Corus’ quarterly and annual reports can be accessed from the Investor Relations section under Financial Reports or on sedar at www.sedar.com.

Corus’ fiscal year runs from September 1 to August 31. Quarterly earnings are reported in January, April, June and October. Upcoming events are listed in the Investor Relations section under Events and Presentations.

Learn more about Corus’ Environment, Social and Governance initiatives.