CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - March 1, 2017) - Canadian Utilities Limited (TSX:CU) (TSX:CU.X)

Canadian Utilities Limited announced today the appointment of Linda Southern-Heathcott as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors, effective March 1, 2017.

Ms. Southern-Heathcott has been a Director of Canadian Utilities Limited since 2000. She is President & Chief Executive Officer of Spruce Meadows Ltd., an internationally recognized equestrian facility, and a Founding Director and Board Chair of AKITA Drilling Ltd. Ms. Southern-Heathcott is also Vice Chair of both ATCO Ltd. and CU Inc., and Chair of Sentgraf Enterprises Ltd.

Ms. Southern-Heathcott holds the Corporate Director Designation (ICD.D) from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

With approximately 5,500 employees and assets of $19 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 (electricity generation, transmission, and distribution); 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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