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Canadian Tire Corporation Announces Election of Directors

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SOURCE CANADIAN TIRE CORPORATION, LIMITED

TORONTO, May 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (the "Company") (TSX:CTC) (TSX:CTC.a) announced today that each of the sixteen director nominees listed in the Company's Management Information Circular dated March 13, 2014 were elected as directors of the Company at its Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting") held earlier today in Toronto.  The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at the Meeting are set out below.

On a vote by a show of hands, the following thirteen nominees proposed by management were elected as directors of the Company by the holders of Common Shares.  The Company received the following proxy votes from the holders of Common Shares with respect to the election of the thirteen nominees:

Nominee

Proxy Votes

For

% of Proxy Votes

For

Proxy Votes

Withheld

% of Proxy Votes

Withheld

Iain C. Aitchison

2,635,357

99.99

172

0.01

Martha G. Billes

2,634,917

99.98

612

0.02

Owen G. Billes

2,635,107

99.98

422

0.02

H. Garfield Emerson

2,635,258

99.99

271

0.01

John A.F. Furlong

2,635,106

99.98

423

0.02

Ronald E. Goldsberry

2,635,118

99.98

411

0.02

Jonathan Lampe

2,635,219

99.99

310

0.01

Claude L'Heureux

2,635,257

99.99

272

0.01

Maureen J. Sabia

2,635,067

99.98

462

0.02

Peter B. Saunders

2,635,269

99.99

260

0.01

Graham W. Savage

2,635,018

99.98

511

0.02

George Vallance

2,635,358

99.99

171

0.01

Stephen G. Wetmore

2,635,358

99.99

171

0.01






On a vote by a show of hands, the following three nominees proposed by management were elected as directors of the Company by the holders of Class A Non-Voting Shares. The Company received the following proxy votes from the holders of Class A Non-Voting Shares with respect to the election of the three nominees:

Nominee

Proxy Votes

For

% of Proxy

Votes For

Proxy Votes

Withheld

% of Proxy

Votes Withheld

Pierre Boivin

48,134,442

92.45

3,928,681

7.55

James L. Goodfellow

48,137,528

92.46

3,925,595

7.54

Timothy R. Price

51,049,632

98.05

1,013,491

1.95

Each of the sixteen nominees elected will serve on the board of directors of the Company until the next annual election of directors. 

About Canadian Tire Corporation

Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited, (TSX:CTC.A) (TSX:CTC) or "CTC," is a family of businesses that includes a retail segment, a financial services division, CT REIT and Canadian Tire Jumpstart, a nationally registered charity dedicated to removing financial barriers so kids across Canada can participate in sports and physical activities.  Our retail business is led by Canadian Tire, which was founded in 1922 and provides Canadians with products for life in Canada across its Living, Playing, Fixing, Automotive and Seasonal categories. PartSource and Gas+ are key parts of the Canadian Tire network. The retail segment also includes Mark's, a leading source for casual and industrial wear, and FGL Sports (Sport Chek, Hockey Experts, Sports Experts, National Sports, Intersport, Pro Hockey Life and Atmosphere), which offers the best active wear brands. The nearly 1,700 retail and gasoline outlets are supported and strengthened by our Financial Services division and tens of thousands of corporate and retail employees across the Company. For more information, visit Corp.CanadianTire.ca.

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