VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 14, 2013) - The Futura Corporation ("Futura") announces that it acquired 405,500 common shares of CanWel Building Materials Group Ltd. ("CanWel") (TSX:CWX).

Based on CanWel's latest reporting, Futura now owns 16,229,909 common shares representing approximately 28.30% of the issued and outstanding common shares of CanWel. Futura acquired these common shares for investment purposes. Futura may from time to time acquire additional securities of CanWel, dispose of some or all of the existing or additional securities, or continue to hold securities of CWX in the normal course of its investment activities.

Futura relied on Section 4.1 of Multilateral Instrument 62-104 Take-Over Bids and Issuer Bids in purchasing these common shares.

About Futura

The Futura Corporation is a Vancouver, British Columbia based private asset management and investment company. Futura has interests in numerous private and public companies, and specializes in the building materials sector.

Contact Information:

The Futura Corporation
Amar S. Doman
President and CEO
(604) 608-6600
PO Box 10017, Pacific Centre
Vancouver, BC V7Y 1A1