CALGARY, Alberta, June 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Toscana Energy Income Corporation ("Toscana Energy" or the "Company") (TSX:TEI) held its annual meeting of shareholders on June 12, 2017 in Calgary, Alberta.  A total of 1,345,856 common shares ("Common Shares") of the Company, representing approximately 18.46% of Common Shares, were represented in person or by proxy at the meeting.

During the business proceedings at the meeting, shareholders approved resolutions fixing the number of directors to be elected at the meeting at six and appointing Deloitte LLP as the Company's auditors.

In addition, the six director nominees proposed by management were elected by ballot at the meeting.  Proxies and in person votes were received as follows:

NomineeVotes ForVotes Withheld
Thomas Budd1,268,68098.90%14,0501.10%
Donald Copeland1,276,89499.55%5,8360.45%
Joseph Durante1,213,33394.59%69,3975.41%
John Festival1,276,89499.55%5,8360.45%
Martin Hislop1,276,89499.55%5,8360.45%
Brian Krausert1,276,39499.51%6,3360.49%

About Toscana Energy Income Corporation

Toscana Energy is a conventional oil and gas producer with the mandate to acquire high quality, long life oil and gas assets including royalties, non-operated working interests and unitized production for yield and capital appreciation.  Toscana Energy is managed by Sprott Toscana through Toscana Energy Corporation. Sprott Toscana is a member of the Sprott Group of Companies. 

For further information, please visit our website at or contact:

Joseph S. Durante, Chief Executive Officer
Tel: (403) 410-6793
Fax: (403) 444-0090

Source: Toscana Energy Income Corporation