Carmanah Appoints Daniel Nocente to the Board of Directors and

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Carmanah Appoints Daniel Nocente to the Board of Directors and announces
Adoption of Advance Notice Policy 
Victoria, British Columbia CANADA, March 14, 2013 /FSC/ - Carmanah Technologies
Corporation (CMH - TSX), ("Carmanah" or the "Company") has appointed Daniel
Nocente to the Board of Directors (the 'Board"). Mr. Nocente was most recently
the Vice-Chairman of National Bank Financial (Corporate and Investment Banking)
based in Vancouver B.C., Canada. Prior to joining National Bank, Mr. Nocente was
Vice-Chairman and the BC Geographic Head for RBC Capital Markets. In addition,
he has held positions at several other prominent investment banks in Canada. He
has a BA from the University of British Columbia, Canada and an MBA from George
Washington University in Washington, DC, USA. 
"We are privileged to have such a wealth of experience and expertise to augment
our current Carmanah board of directors," said Robert Cruickshank, Chairman of
the Carmanah Board. "I am pleased to welcome Daniel on behalf of Carmanah, and
am certain he will contribute significantly towards the company executing on its
growth strategy." 
The Board has recently undertaken a complete review of governance policies and
procedures and approved a complete set of new governance documents. To review
any of these new policies as adopted please see our Company website
As part of this process the Board has approved the adoption of  an advance
notice policy (the "Policy") on February 14, 2013, which Policy, among other
things, includes a provision that requires advance notice to the Company in
circumstances where nominations of persons for election to the board of
directors are made by shareholders of the Company other than pursuant to: (i) a
"proposal" made in accordance with the Business Corporations Act (British
Columbia) (the "Act"); or (ii) a requisition of the shareholders made in
accordance with the Act. Among other things, the Policy fixes a deadline by
which holders of record of common shares of Carmanah must submit director
nominations to the Secretary of the Company prior to any annual or special
meeting of shareholders and sets forth the specific information that a
shareholder must include in the written notice to the Secretary of the Company
for an effective nomination to occur. No person will be eligible for election as
a director of the Company unless nominated in accordance with the provisions of
the Policy. 
In the case of an annual meeting of shareholders, notice to the Company must be
made not less than 30 nor more than 65 days prior to the date of the annual
meeting; provided, however, that in the event that the annual meeting is to be
held on a date that is less than 50 days after the date on which the first
public announcement of the date of the annual meeting was made, notice may be
made not later than the close of business on the 10th day following such public
In the case of a special meeting of shareholders (which is not also an annual
meeting), notice to the Company must be made not later than the close of
business on the 15th day following the day on which the first public
announcement of the date of the special meeting was made. 
The Policy is effective and in full force and effect as of the date it was
The full text of the Policy is available via SEDAR at or upon
request by contacting Roland Sartorius, the Chief Financial Officer and
Secretary of the Company, at 1.877.722.8877 or by email at 
About Carmanah Technologies Corporation 
As one of the most trusted names in solar technology, Carmanah has earned a
reputation for delivering strong and effective products for transportation
applications worldwide. Industry proven to perform reliably in some of the
world's harshest environments, Carmanah solar LED lights and solar power systems
provide a durable, dependable and cost effective energy alternative. Carmanah is
a publicly traded company, with common shares listed on the Toronto Stock
Exchange under the symbol "CMH". For more information, visit 
For further information: 
Investor Relations: Roland Sartorius (CFO)
Toll-Free:  1.877.722.8877 
Public Relations: Natasha Bartlett
Tel:  +1.250.412.8315 
This news release contains "forward-looking statements" or "forward-looking
information" within the meaning of applicable securities laws (collectively,
"forward-looking statements"). Forward-looking statements in this news release
include statements about the delivery of strong and effective products for
transportation applications worldwide, and the performance of such products. 
With respect to the forward-looking statements contained in this news release,
Carmanah has made numerous assumptions, including assumptions regarding
Carmanah's ability to continue delivery of its products.  While Carmanah
considers these assumptions to be reasonable, these assumptions are inherently
subject to significant business, economic, competitive, market and social
uncertainties and contingencies. Additionally, there are known and unknown risk
factors which could cause Carmanah's actual results, performance or achievements
to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements
expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements contained herein. Known
risk factors include, among others: Carmanah's ability to continue delivery of
its products, and the standard of quality of such products, may be negatively
affected by numerous risk factors and uncertainties, as disclosed in Carmanah's
most recently filed Annual Information Form, Annual MD&A, and other continuous
disclosure filings which are available on SEDAR at Carmanah
disclaims any obligation to revise or update any such forward-looking statements
or to publicly announce the result of any revisions to any of the
forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect future results, events or
developments, except as required by law. 
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Source: Carmanah Technologies Corporation (CMH - TSX)
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