TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - May 15, 2015) - (TSX: REF.UN) -- Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust ("CREIT") today announced the results of matters voted on at its annual Unitholders' meeting held on May 14, 2015 (the "Meeting"). The voting results for each of the matters presented at the Meeting are outlined below.

The total number of units of the Trust ("Units") represented by holders present in person or by proxy at the Meeting was 50,499,621 representing 69.44% of CREIT's total issued and outstanding Units.

1. Election of Trustees

The seven nominees for election as trustees of CREIT referred to in CREIT's management information circular dated March 26, 2015 were elected as trustees of CREIT to hold office until the next annual meeting of Unitholders or until their successors are elected or appointed, subject to the provisions of CREIT's Declaration of Trust.

Proxies were received on this matter for Units as follows:

Name  Votes For  %  Votes Withheld  %
Deborah J. Barrett  49,664,651  99.27  367,030  0.73
John A. Brough  49,871,599  99.68  160,082  0.32
Anthony S. Fell  49,962,442  99.86  69,239  0.14
Brian M. Flood  49,755,998  99.45  275,683  0.55
Andrew L. Hoffman  49,747,729  99.43  283,952  0.57
Stephen E. Johnson  49,960,988  99.86  70,693  0.14
W. Reay Mackay  49,599,662  99.78  109,367  0.22

2. Appointment of Auditors

Deloitte LLP was re-appointed as auditor of the Trust to hold office until the next annual meeting of Unitholders at a remuneration to be fixed by CREIT's Board of Trustees.

Proxies for Units were received on this matter as follows:

Votes For % Votes Withheld %
49,689,198 98.43 793,608 1.57

CREIT is a real estate investment trust focused on accumulating and aggressively managing a portfolio of high-quality real estate assets and delivering the benefits of real estate ownership to Unitholders. The primary benefit is a reliable and, over time, increasing monthly cash distribution. CREIT owns a diversified portfolio of retail, office and industrial properties.

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Judith Somerville
Trust Secretary


Mario Barrafato
Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer