TORONTO, January 17, 2020 –Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) announced today the voting results from its Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Meeting”) held in Calgary, Alberta on January 15, 2020.

A total of 3,277,611 Class A Participating Shares (“Class A Voting Shares”), representing 96.05% of the Company’s issued and outstanding Class A Voting Shares, were voted in connection with the Meeting. All matters put forth at the Meeting, including the appointment of auditors and authorization of the directors to fix the remuneration of such auditors, the adoption of a resolution to allow the board of directors to fix the number of directors of the Company, within the minimum and maximum number provided for in the Articles of the Company, and the adoption of a resolution to ratify and approve the unallocated entitlements under the Company’s Stock Option Plan for the ensuing three (3) years were approved by a large majority of the voting shareholders as detailed in the Company’s filing on www.sedar.com.

Each of the nine (9) director nominees proposed by the Company in its Management Information Circular dated December 10, 2019, was elected as a director of Corus Entertainment as follows:

 

Director Nominees Voted For % For Vote Withheld % Withheld
Fernand Bélisle 3,257,227 99.38% 20,384 0.62%
Michael Boychuk 3,277,611 100% 0 0%
Michael D’Avella 3,277,611 100% 0 0%
Mark Hollinger 3,277,611 100% 0 0%
Barry James 3,257,227 99.38% 20,384 0.62%
Doug Murphy 3,257,227 99.38% 20,384 0.62%
Catherine Roozen 3,277,611 100% 0 0%
Heather A. Shaw 3,277,611 100% 0 0%
Julie M. Shaw 3,257,227 99.38% 20,384 0.62%

 

About Corus Entertainment Inc.
Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that develops and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world.  Engaging audiences since 1999, the company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompass 34 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a suite of digital assets, animation software, technology and media services. Corus is an established creator of globally distributed content through Nelvana animation studio, Corus Studios, and children’s book publishing house Kids Can Press. The company also owns innovative full-service social digital agency so.da, and lifestyle entertainment company Kin Community Canada. Corus’ roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, Adult Swim, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV, Global News, Globalnews.ca, Q107, Country 105, and CFOX.Visit Corus at www.corusent.com.

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For further information, please contact:

Doug Murphy
President and Chief Executive Officer
Corus Entertainment Inc.
Doug.Murphy@corusent.com

John Gossling
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Corus Entertainment Inc.
John.Gossling@corusent.com

Heidi Kucher
Director, Investor Relations
Corus Entertainment Inc.
Heidi.Kucher@corusent.com

Melissa Eckersley
Corporate Communications Lead
Corus Entertainment Inc.
Melissa.Eckersley@corusent.com