CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 3, 2016) - Canadian Utilities Limited (TSX:CU) (TSX:CU.X)

The following matter was voted upon at the Annual Meeting of Share Owners of Canadian Utilities Limited (the "Corporation") held on May 3, 2016 in Edmonton, Alberta. This matter is described in greater detail in the 2016 Notice of Annual Meeting of Share Owners and Management Proxy Circular dated March 8, 2016.

By a resolution passed by ballot, each of the following 12 nominees proposed by management was elected as a Director of the Corporation to hold office until the next annual meeting of share owners of the Corporation or until his/her successor is elected or appointed:

Matthias F. Bichsel 68,389,237 99.9
Loraine M. Charlton 68,386,633 99.9
Robert B. Francis 68,389,873 99.9
Linda A. Heathcott 68,386,521 99.9
Robert J. Normand 68,389,673 99.9
Hector A. Rangel 68,386,577 99.9
Laura A. Reed 68,389,237 99.9
William G. Sembo 68,388,925 99.9
James W. Simpson 68,382,273 99.9
Nancy C. Southern 68,380,929 99.9
Karen M. Watson 68,384,129 99.9
Charles W. Wilson 68,369,529 99.9

With nearly 5,500 employees and assets of approximately $18 billion, Canadian Utilities Limited is an ATCO company. ATCO is a diversified global corporation delivering service excellence and innovative business solutions in Structures & Logistics (workforce housing, innovative modular facilities, construction, site support services, and logistics and operations management); Electricity (power generation, distributed generation, and electricity distribution, transmission and infrastructure development); Pipelines & Liquids (natural gas transmission, distribution and infrastructure development, energy storage, and industrial water solutions); and Retail Energy (electricity and natural gas retail sales). More information can be found at

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Forward-looking information involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results or events to differ materially from those anticipated in such forward-looking information.

The Company's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in this forward-looking information as a result of regulatory decisions, competitive factors in the industries in which the Company operates, prevailing economic conditions, and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of the Company.

The Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking information are reasonable, but no assurance can be given that these expectations will prove to be correct and such forward-looking information should not be unduly relied upon.

Any forward-looking information contained in this news release represents the Company's expectations as of the date hereof, and is subject to change after such date. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable securities legislation.

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