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Rogers Communications Announces Voting Results from Annual Meeting of Shareholders

TORONTO, April 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rogers Communications Inc., a leading diversified Canadian communications and media company, in accordance with Toronto Stock Exchange requirements, announced the voting results from its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held earlier today in Toronto, Ontario.

A total of 102,744,281 Class A Voting shares representing 92.43% of the Company's issued and outstanding Class A Voting stock were voted in connection with the election of directors at the meeting. Shareholders voted in favour of all items of business put forth at the meeting, including the appointment of KPMG LLP as its outside auditors and the election of all director nominees as follows:

Director Results % of Shares
Voted For
% of Shares
Voted Withhold
Bonnie R. Brooks Elected 99.997% 0.003%
Robert K. Burgess Elected 99.994% 0.006%
John H. Clappison Elected 99.996% 0.004%
Robert Dépatie Elected 99.996% 0.004%
Robert J. Gemmell Elected 99.996% 0.004%
Alan D. Horn Elected 99.977% 0.023%
Philip B. Lind Elected 99.977% 0.023%
John A. MacDonald Elected 99.996% 0.004%
Isabelle Marcoux Elected 99.997% 0.003%
Joe Natale Elected 99.977% 0.023%
The Hon. David R. Peterson Elected 99.972% 0.028%
Edward S. Rogers Elected 99.976% 0.024%
Loretta A. Rogers Elected 99.975% 0.025%
Martha L. Rogers Elected 99.979% 0.021%
Melinda M. Rogers Elected 99.979% 0.021%

For director biographies, please visit https://investors.rogers.com/corporate-governance/board-of-directors/.

About the Company:

Rogers is a leading diversified Canadian communications and media company. We are Canada’s largest provider of wireless communications services and one of Canada’s leading providers of cable television, high-speed Internet, and telephony services to consumers and businesses. Through Rogers Media, we are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, sports, televised and online shopping and digital media. Our shares are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (RCI).

For further information:

Investor Relations, 416.935.7777, investor.relations@rci.rogers.com