EX-99.1 2 ex991.htm REPORT OF VOTING RESULTS
Aurora Cannabis Inc.
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Exhibit 99.1

 

  

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS

OF

AURORA CANNABIS INC.
(the “Company”)

 

November 12, 2021

 

REPORT OF VOTING RESULTS

 

Pursuant to Section 11.3 of National Instrument 51-102 Continuous Disclosure Obligations (“NI 51-102”)

 

In accordance with section 11.3 of NI 51-102 and following the annual general meeting of the holders of common shares (“Shares”) of the Company held on November 12, 2021 (the “Meeting”), we hereby advise of the following voting results as tabulated at the Meeting:

 

Total Shares issued and outstanding at record date (September 20, 2021): 198,124,988
Total Shares represented at the Meeting in person and by proxy: 60,616,648
Percentage of total Shares represented at the Meeting: 30.6%

 

1.       Election of Directors

Based on proxies received and votes calculated by ballot during the Meeting, the following individuals were elected as directors of the Company to serve until the next annual shareholders’ meeting or until his or her successor is duly elected or appointed, with the following results:

 

Name of Nominee Votes FOR % Votes FOR Votes  WITHHELD % Votes     WITHHELD
Ron Funk 10,642,852 80.64% 2,555,816 19.36%
Miguel Martin 12,237,085 92.71% 961,584 7.29%
Michael Singer 12,159,429 92.13% 1,039,240 7.87%
Norma Beauchamp 10,661,885 80.78% 2,536,784 19.22%
Margaret Shan Atkins 10,689,801 80.99% 2,508,868 19.01%
Theresa Firestone 12,249,943 92.81% 948,726 7.19%
Adam Szweras 10,527,087 79.76% 2,671,582 20.24%
Lance Friedmann 12,195,930 92.40% 1,002,738 7.60%

 

2.Appointment of Auditors

Based on proxies received and votes calculated by ballot during the Meeting, the ordinary resolution appointing KPMG LLP as independent auditors of the Company until the Company’s next annual meeting of shareholders and authorizing the directors to fix the auditor’s remuneration was approved with the following results:

 

Votes FOR % Votes FOR Votes WITHHELD % Votes WITHHELD
58,628,691 96.72% 1,987,957 3.28%
3.Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation or “Say-on-Pay”

Based on proxies received and votes calculated by ballot during the Meeting, the adoption of a non-binding advisory resolution on the Company’s approach to executive compensation, as more particularly described in the Information Circular, was approved with the following results:

 

Votes FOR % Votes  FOR Votes AGAINST % Votes       AGAINST
8,168,332 61.89% 5,030,335 38.11%

 

 

4.Renewal of the Company’s Shareholder Rights Plan

Based on proxies received and votes calculated by ballot during the Meeting, the ordinary resolution confirming and renewing the Company’s Shareholder Rights Plan and its continuation for a three-year period, as described in the Information Circular was approved with the following results:

 

Votes FOR % Votes FOR Votes AGAINST % Votes     AGAINST
11,785,842 89.30% 1,412,817 10.7%

Each of the matters set out above is described in greater detail in the Information Circular provided to the Company’s shareholders prior to the Meeting and is available under the Company’s profile at www.sedar.com and www.sec.gov/edgar.