WHISTLER, BC, Feb. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc. (TSX: WB) (the "Company") announced today that, in order to reflect recently published guidance and comments from proxy advisory firms, the Company will make clarifications to the proposed amendments to the Company's articles (the "Proposed Articles") set out in Schedule D of the Company's management information circular (the "Circular"), dated December 19, 2014, in connection with the annual general and special meeting (the "Meeting") of the Company to be held on February 11, 2015.
The Proposed Articles will be clarified by replacing section 10.3E with the following: "The Company may require any proposed nominee to furnish such other information as may be required under the Business Corporations Act, Applicable Securities Laws or the rules of any stock exchange on which the Company's shares are listed to determine the eligibility of such proposed nominee to serve as a director of the Company."
The Proposed Articles and the resolutions in respect of their adoption to be put before shareholders at the Meeting will be revised to incorporate the above-described changes. Shareholders are encouraged to review the Circular, which provides a detailed discussion of the proposed matters to be considered at the Meeting. The Circular is available under the Company's SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com.
ABOUT WHISTLER BLACKCOMB HOLDINGS INC.
The Company holds a 75% interest in in each of Whistler Mountain Resort Limited Partnership and Blackcomb Skiing Enterprises Limited Partnership (the "Partnerships"), which, together, carry on the four season mountain resort business located in the Resort Municipality of Whistler, British Columbia (the "Resort Business"). The Company is the operating general partner of the Partnerships and as such manages the Resort Business. Whistler Blackcomb, the official alpine skiing venue for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, is situated in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia, 125 kilometres (78 miles) north of Vancouver, British Columbia. North America's largest four-season mountain resort, Whistler Mountain and Blackcomb Mountain are two side-by-side mountains, connected by the world record-breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola, which combined offer over 200 marked runs, over 8,000 acres of terrain, 14 alpine bowls, three glaciers, receive on average over 1,165 centimetres (459 inches) of snow annually, and offer one of the longest ski seasons in North America. In the summer, Whistler Blackcomb offers a variety of activities, including hiking and biking trails, the Whistler Mountain Bike Park, and sightseeing on the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola. Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc. is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "WB". Additional information is available on the Company's website at www.whistlerblackcomb.com/holdings or under the Company's SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com.
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For further information: David Wilcox, Manager, Finance & Investor Relations, Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc., email@example.com, ph: 604.938.7376