MONTREAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Sept. 11, 2017) - (NYSE:CAE)(TSX:CAE) - In 1947, Kenneth R. Patrick, an ex-Royal Canadian Air Force officer, founded CAE. In 1952, the company built a new facility in Saint-Laurent for its 500 employees. 70 years later, CAE is a global training company with 8,500 employees. Its headquarters are still on Côte-de-Liesse. To honor the man behind this great canadian success, CAE and the Borough of Saint-Laurent invite media to the official inauguration of Kenneth-Patrick Street.

The event will take place on September 13, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m.

Marc Parent, CAE's President and Chief Executive Officer, Alan DeSousa, Mayor of Saint-Laurent, will attend, as well as CAE employees, residents of the street and members of Kenneth Patrick's family. A food truck will serve bagels and coffee.

WHAT: Official inauguration of Kenneth-Patrick Street
WHO: Marc Parent, CAE's President and Chief Executive Officer
Alan DeSousa, Mayor of Saint-Laurent
CAE employees
Residents of the street
Members of Kenneth Patrick's family
WHEN: September 13, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
Ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m.
WHERE: Kenneth-Patrick street
Montreal, Quebec

About CAE

CAE is a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. Backed by a 70-year record of industry firsts, we continue to help define global training standards with our innovative virtual-to-live training solutions to make flying safer, maintain defence force readiness and enhance patient safety. We have the broadest global presence in the industry, with more than 8,500 employees, 160 sites and training locations in over 35 countries. Each year, we train more than 120,000 civil and defence crewmembers and thousands of healthcare professionals worldwide.

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Contact Information:

CAE contacts:
Helene V. Gagnon, Vice President,
Public Affairs and Global Communications