Indigo announces voting results from 2014 annual shareholders' meeting

Jun 27, 2014, 15:43 ET from Indigo Books & Music Inc.

TORONTO, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Indigo Books & Music Inc. (TSX: IDG), Canada's largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer today announced the voting results from its Annual Meeting held on June 26, 2014 in Toronto.  The total number of shares represented in person or by proxy at the meeting was 21,417,016 representing 84.66% of Indigo's issued and outstanding Common Shares. Shareholders voted in favour of all items of business including the election of each of the nine nominee directors as shown below:

Nominee Votes For % Votes for Votes Withheld % Votes withheld
Heather Reisman 21,410,688 99.99% 635 0.003%
Frank Clegg 21,410,553 99.99% 770 0.004%
Jonathan Deitcher 21,410,442 99.99% 881 0.004%
Mitchell Goldhar 20,979,143 97.98% 432,180         2.018%
James Hall 21,410,537 99.99% 786 0.004%
Michael Kirby 21,410,442 99.99% 881 0.004%
Anne Marie O'Donovan 21,410,592 99.99% 731 0.003%
Gerald Schwartz 21,410,587 99.99% 736 0.003%
Joel Silver 21,410,592 99.99% 731 0.003%

Final results on all matters voted at the Annual Meeting held on June 26, 2014 will be available under Indigo's profile on SEDAR at

About Indigo Books & Music Inc.

Indigo is a publicly traded Canadian company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (IDG). As the largest book, gift and specialty toy retailer in Canada, Indigo operates in all provinces under different banners including Indigo Books & Music; Indigo Books, Gifts, Kids; Indigospirit; Chapters; and Coles. The online channel,, offers a one-stop online shop with a robust selection of books, toys, home décor, stationery and gifts.

Indigo founded the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation in 2004 to address the underfunding of public elementary school libraries. Every year the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation grants $1.5 million to 20 high-needs elementary schools so they can transform their libraries with the purchase of new books and education resources. To date, the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation's Literacy Fund has committed $15.5 million to more than 170 schools nationally. The Foundation's annual grassroots Adopt a School program unites employees, customer, schools and their communities to raise funds to put even more books into the hands of children. Over the past five years we have raised over $2.0 million so 400,000 children have a book to call their own.

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