Ainsworth Announces Election of Board of Directors

Ainsworth Announces Election of Board of Directors 
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/14/13 -- Ainsworth
Lumber Co. Ltd. (TSX:ANS)(TSX:ANS.WT) announced the results from its
2013 annual and special meeting of shareholders (the "Meeting") held
earlier today. All of the eight nominees listed in the Corporation's
Management Proxy Circular dated April 9, 2013 proposed by management
for election to the Board of Directors at the Meeting were acclaimed.
The Directors will remain in office until the next annual meeting of
shareholders or until their successors are elected or appointed.  
The results of the vote on the election of the Directors are as

                        Votes in Favour               Votes Withheld        
Name                          #              %              #              %
Robert Chadwick     150,606,429          88.67     19,247,449          11.33
Paul Gagne          169,834,822          99.99         19,056           0.01
Peter Gordon        168,677,005          99.31      1,176,873           0.69
Paul Houston        151,723,131          89.33     18,130,747          10.67
John Lacey          168,997,043          99.50        856,835           0.50
Jim Lake            168,957,005          99.47        896,873           0.53
Gordon Lancaster    169,790,449          99.96         63,429           0.04
Pierre McNeil       150,656,176          88.70     19,197,702          11.30

About Ainsworth: 
Ainsworth Lumber Co. Ltd. is a leading manufacturer and marketer of
oriented strand board ("OSB") with a focus on value-added specialty
products for markets in North America and Asia. Ainsworth's four OSB
manufacturing facilities, located in Alberta, British Columbia and
Ontario, have a combined annual capacity of 2.5 billion square feet
(3/8-inch basis) OSB. Ainsworth is a publicly traded company listed
on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols ANS and ANS.WT. 
Ainsworth Lumber Co. Ltd.
Rick Eng
Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer 
Ainsworth Lumber Co. Ltd.
Rob Feustel
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