Enerplus Announces Voting Results from the 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

May 5, 2017

CALGARY, May 5, 2017 /CNW/ - Enerplus Corporation ("Enerplus" or the "Corporation") (TSX: ERF) (NYSE: ERF) is pleased to announce the voting results from its Annual Meeting held Friday, May 5, 2017. Each of the matters is described in greater detail in the 2017 Notice of Annual Meeting and Information Circular and Proxy Statement dated March 30, 2017 (the "Circular").

1.     Election of Directors

Shareholders elected the following nine nominees as Directors of the Corporation who will serve until the next annual meeting of shareholders of the Corporation, or until their successors are elected or appointed:

Name of Nominee

Votes For

Percent

Votes Withheld

Percent

David H. Barr

114,758,730

99.09%

1,048,566

0.91%

Michael R. Culbert

114,623,692

98.98%

1,183,604

1.02%

Ian C. Dundas

114,764,390

99.10%

1,042,906

0.90%

Hillary A. Foulkes

114,653,189

99.00%

1,154,106

1.00%

Robert B. Hodgins

112,236,096

96.92%

3,571,200

3.08%

Susan M. MacKenzie

114,671,554

99.02%

1,135,742

0.98%

Elliott Pew

114,689,026

99.03%

1,118,270

0.97%

Glen D. Roane

104,489,263

90.23%

11,318,033

9.77%

Sheldon B. Steeves

114,733,522

99.07%

1,073,774

0.93%

 

2.     Appointment of Auditors 

Shareholders voted to approve the appointment of Deloitte LLP, Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm, as auditors of the Corporation:


Votes For

Votes Withheld



148,964,681

3,176,834

 

3.     Approval of Unallocated Share Awards under the Share Award Incentive Plan

Shareholders voted to approve all unallocated restricted share unit awards and performance share unit awards of the Corporation until May 5, 2020, as described in the Circular:

Votes For

Percent

Votes Against

Percent





109,252,693

94.34%

6,554,595

5.66%





 

4.     Approval of the Non-Binding Resolution on the Approach to Executive Compensation

Shareholders voted to approve the non-binding resolution on Enerplus' approach to executive compensation, as described in the Circular:

 

Votes For

Percent

Votes Against

Percent





109,496,957

94.55%

6,310,328

5.45%





 

About Us
Enerplus Corporation is a responsible developer of high quality crude oil and natural gas assets in Canada and the United States committed to creating value for its shareholders through a disciplined capital investment strategy.

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Ian C. Dundas
President & Chief Executive Officer
Enerplus Corporation

SOURCE Enerplus Corporation

For further information: please contact Investor Relations at 1-800-319-6462 or e-mail investorrelations@enerplus.com. Shareholders may, upon request, receive a printed copy of our audited financial statements at any time.


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