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August 28, 2015 1:43 AM ET

Food Products

Company Overview of Canterra Seeds Holdings Ltd.

Company Overview

Canterra Seeds Holdings Ltd. purchases, produces, and distributes seed varieties and related technologies in Western Canada, and the Great Northern Plains and Pacific Northwest of the United States. Its products include canola, cereals, pulses, flax, and specialty crops. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Winnipeg, Canada.

201-1475 Chevrier Boulevard

Winnipeg, MB R3T 1Y7


Founded in 1996





Key Executives for Canterra Seeds Holdings Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Chairman of the Board and Vice President of Saskatchewan
Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Controller
Director of Operations & Business Development
Vice President of Alberta
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Canterra Seeds Holdings Ltd. Key Developments

CANTERRA SEEDS and Vilmorin Et Cie Launch Limagrain Cereals Research Canada

CANTERRA SEEDS and LIMAGRAIN, through its listed company Vilmorin Et Cie S.A., announced an agreement to establish a new cereal breeding and development partnership, Limagrain Cereals Research Canada, to be located in Saskatoon, SK. Limagrain Cereals will bring significant added value to western Canadian agriculture by developing new varieties of cereals, with a specific focus on wheat, using the most advanced technologies currently available. This joint venture was made possible with the passing of Bill C-18, which amended Plant Breeders' Rights Act to make Canada compliant with the 1991 International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV '91).

Canterra Holdings Ltd. Announces Amendments to Articles

Canterra Holdings Ltd. announced that it is amending its articles of amalgamation to remove the following provisions respecting its Class A Shares and Class B Shares: (i) the share transfer restrictions requiring Class A shareholders and Class B shareholders to obtain the approval of the board of directors of CANTERRA prior to transferring or otherwise disposing of Class A Shares or Class B Shares; and (ii) the restrictions on the ownership of Class A Shares that provide that not more than 49% of the Class A Shares can be held by shareholders who do not hold seed license agreements with CANTERRA. The amendments were approved by special resolutions of the shareholders of CANTERRA at a special meeting of the shareholders held on May 12, 2015.

Canterra Seeds Holdings Ltd. Proposes Amendments to the Articles

Canterra Seeds Holdings Ltd. announced that it will propose the repeal of the existing by-laws of and the adoption of a new general By-law No. 1. The company also proposes amendments to the articles of the company to remove the class ‘c’ series 1 share provisions and the class ‘D’ series 1 share provisions from the articles, amendments to the articles to remove the restrictions on the transfer of class ‘A’ shares of the company, amendments to the articles to remove the restrictions on the transfer of class ‘B; series 1, 2 and 3 shares of the company and amendments to the articles to remove the restrictions on the ownership of class A shares.

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