2015 Governance Scorecard

Level 1 PRIMARY CGS SECTIONS
A.1.1

Does the company pay (interim and final/annual) dividends in an equitable and timely manner; that is, all shareholders are treated equally and paid within 30 days after being (i) declared for interim dividends and (ii) approved by annual general meeting (AGM) for final dividends?

Response

Yes.

 

For 2013 Dividends:

 

Dividends for preferred shares have a record date of January 2, 2013 and a payment date of January 25, 2013.

 

Dividends for perpetual preferred shares have a record date of July 3, 2013 and a payment date of July 25, 2013.

 

Dividends for Common Shares have a record date of July 25, 2013 and a payment date of August 19, 2013.

 

 

For 2014 Dividends:

 

Dividends for preferred shares have a record date of January 2, 2014 and a payment date of January 27, 2014.

 

Dividends for preferred shares have a record date of July 1, 2014 and a payment date of July 25, 2014.

 

Dividends for Common Shares have a record date of October 16, 2014 and a payment date of October 30, 2014.

 

 For 2015 Dividends:

 

Dividends for preferred shares have a record date of July 1, 2015 and a payment date of July 27, 2015.

 

See:

P.85, Part J(1)(C) of the Annual Corporate Governance Report; and Pp. 34-35, Management Report 

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