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West Fraser Announces Voting Results for the Election of Directors

Thursday, May 02, 2013

West Fraser Announces Voting Results for the Election of Directors

17:53 EDT Thursday, May 02, 2013

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 2, 2013) - West Fraser (TSX:WFT) announced, in accordance with Toronto Stock Exchange requirements, the voting results from its Annual General Meeting held Tuesday, April 30, 2013 in Quesnel, British Columbia.

A total of 37,370,292 Common shares and Class B Common shares were voted at the meeting, representing 87% of the votes attached to all outstanding shares. Shareholders voted in favour of all items of business before the meeting, including the election of all director nominees as follows:

Director Percentage of Votes
in Favour
Hank Ketcham 97
Clark S. Binkley 99
J. Duncan Gibson 99
Samuel W. Ketcham 90
Harald H. Ludwig 90
Gerald J. Miller 99
Robert L. Phillips 90
Janice G. Rennie 86
Ted Seraphim 99

Detailed voting results for the meeting are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

The Company

West Fraser is an integrated wood products company producing lumber, wood chips, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp and newsprint. The Company has operations in western Canada and the southern United States.

West Fraser shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol: "WFT".

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Contact Information:
West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Larry Hughes
Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
(604) 895-2700


West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Rodger Hutchinson
Vice-President, Corporate Controller
(604) 895-2700
(604) 681-6061 (FAX)
www.westfraser.com

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