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Maple Leaf Foods Inc. Announces Results of Vote for Election of Directors

TSX: MFI
www.mapleleaffoods.com

TORONTO, May 5, 2016 /CNW/ – Maple Leaf Foods Inc. reports that at its Annual Meeting of shareholders on May 4, 2016 there were 520 shareholders voting in person and by proxy holding in total 111,228,459 Voting Common Shares, being 82.65% of the total number of Voting Common Shares outstanding.

Each of the directors listed as nominees in the management proxy circular dated March 29, 2016 were elected directors of the Corporation until the next Annual Meeting.

The results of the vote for the election of directors are as follows:

Names of Directors

Number of Shares
Voted For*

Percentage of
Shares Voted For

Number of Shares
Withheld from Voting*

Percentage of
Shares Withheld
from Voting

W.E. Aziz

110,159,543

99.39%

677,582

0.61%

W.G. Beattie

110,069,446

99.31%

767,679

0.69%

G.A. Boland

105,783,216

95.44%

5,053,909

4.56%

R.G. Close

110,592,390

99.78%

244,735

0.22%

D.L. Emerson

110,780,400

99.95%

56,725

0.05%

J.M. Fraser

110,772,264

99.94%

64,861

0.06%

J.A. Lederer

110,783,217

99.95%

53,908

0.05%

M.H. McCain

110,505,873

99.70%

331,252

0.30%

J.P. Olson

110,785,049

99.95%

52,076

0.05%

C.M. Stephenson

110,579,339

99.77%

257,786

0.23%

* As the vote for each motion was taken by a show of hands, the number of votes disclosed reflects only those proxies received by management in advance of the meeting.

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is a leading Canadian consumer foods company, making high quality, innovative meat products under national brands including Maple Leaf®, Maple Leaf Prime®, Maple Leaf Natural Selections®, Schneiders®, Schneiders Country Naturals® and Mina™. The Company employs approximately 11,000 people across Canada and exports to global markets, including the U.S. and Asia. The Company is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario and its shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (MFI).

SOURCE Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

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