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CWB announces election of directors

EDMONTON, March 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian Western Bank (TSX: CWB) (CWB or the 
Bank) announced that all nominees listed in the management proxy circular 
dated January 4, 2013 were elected as directors of CWB. Detailed results of 
the vote for the election of directors held earlier today in Edmonton at CWB's 
Annual and Special Meeting are set out below. 
Election of Directors 
On a vote by ballot, each of the 14 nominees proposed by management was 
elected as a director of CWB: 
 _____________________________________________________________________
|Nominee                  |Votes For |% For |Votes Withheld|% Withheld|
|_________________________|__________|______|______________|__________|
|Albrecht W.A. Bellstedt, |49,625,133|98.59%|       709,510|     1.41%|
|Q.C.                     |          |      |              |          |
|_________________________|__________|______|______________|__________|
|Andrew J. Bibby          |49,614,127|99.63%|       186,355|     0.37%|
|_________________________|__________|______|______________|__________|
|Christopher H. Fowler    |49,706,652|99.81%|        95,614|     0.19%|
|_________________________|__________|______|______________|__________|
|Linda M.O. Hohol         |49,364,214|99.12%|       436,268|     0.88%|
|_________________________|__________|______|______________|__________|
|Allan W. Jackson         |49,077,349|98.55%|       723,133|     1.45%|
|_________________________|__________|______|______________|__________|
|Wendy A. Leaney          |49,689,081|99.78%|       111,401|     0.22%|
|_________________________|__________|______|______________|__________|
|Robert A. Manning        |49,346,622|99.09%|       453,860|     0.91%|
|_________________________|__________|______|______________|__________|
|Howard E. Pechet         |49,285,350|98.97%|       515,132|     1.03%|
|_________________________|__________|______|______________|__________|
|Robert L. Phillips, Q.C. |48,497,498|97.38%|     1,302,984|     2.62%|
|_________________________|__________|______|______________|__________|
|Raymond J. Protti        |49,688,838|99.78%|       107,244|     0.22%|
|_________________________|__________|______|______________|__________|
|Ian M. Reid              |49,695,841|98.73%|       638,802|     1.27%|
|_________________________|__________|______|______________|__________|
|H. S. (Sandy) Riley      |48,801,719|97.99%|       998,763|     2.01%|
|_________________________|__________|______|______________|__________|
|Alan M. Rowe             |49,687,014|99.77%|       113,468|     0.23%|
|_________________________|__________|______|______________|__________|
|Arnold J. Shell          |49,558,429|99.51%|       242,053|     0.49%|
|_________________________|__________|______|______________|__________| 
About Canadian Western Bank Group 
CWB offers a full range of business and personal banking services across the 
four western provinces and is the largest Canadian bank headquartered in 
Western Canada. The Bank, along with its operating subsidiaries, Canadian 
Western Trust Company, Valiant Trust Company, Canadian Direct Insurance 
Incorporated, National Leasing Group Inc., Adroit Investment Management Ltd. 
and Canadian Western Financial Ltd., offer a diversified range of financial 
services and are collectively known as Canadian Western Bank Group. The common 
shares of Canadian Western Bank are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under 
the trading symbol 'CWB'. Refer to www.cwb.com for additional information 
Chris Fowler President and Chief Executive Officer Canadian Western Bank 
Phone: (780) 423-8888  Kirby Hill, CFA Director, Strategy & Communications 
Canadian Western Bank Phone: (780) 441-3770 E-mail:kirby.hill@cwbank.com   
SOURCE: Canadian Western Bank 
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CO: Canadian Western Bank
ST: Alberta
NI: FIN 2575 WNEWS  
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