If the Rights Plan is not ratified by shareholders within six months of
its adoption, it and any rights issued thereunder will terminate. If
the Rights Plan is ratified by shareholders, it will continue in effect
until the third annual meeting of shareholders thereafter. A copy of
the Rights Plan will be available under the Company's profile on SEDAR
This press release contains forward-looking statements relating to the Company and the Rights Plan. These statements are based on the Company's expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections. They are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to control or predict. These risks and uncertainties are discussed in the Company's regulatory filings available on the Company's website at www.vicwestinc.com or at www.sedar.com. Actual outcomes and results may differ materially from those expressed in these forward-looking statements. Readers, therefore, should not place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements. Further, a forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update any such statement or to reflect new information or the occurrence of future events or circumstances, except as required by applicable law.