KINGSEY FALLS, QC, April 6, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Cascades (TSX: CAS), a leader in eco-friendly recovery, packaging and hygiene solutions, announces that as a precautionary measure, it will hold its next annual general meeting in virtual form on Thursday, June 25, at 11 a.m. local time.
To proactively address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on public health, to mitigate the risks to the health and safety of its shareholders, employees and other stakeholders, and to comply with the Québec government's directive that all indoor public events be avoided until further notice, the Corporation will hold its annual meeting in a virtual-only format, which will be conducted via live audio webcast. Shareholders will have an equal opportunity to participate in the meeting online, regardless of their geographic location, and will have the option to ask questions and vote on a number of topics.
All information regarding the conduct of this annual general meeting will be disclosed in the Corporation's circular, the electronic version of which will be filed on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) and on its website (www.cascades.com) on or about May 15.
Founded in 1964, Cascades offers sustainable, innovative and value-added solutions for packaging, hygiene and recovery needs. The company employs 12,000 women and men, who work in over 90 production units in North America and Europe. With its participatory management, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products that customers have come to rely on, while contributing to the well-being of people, communities and the entire planet. Cascades' shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol CAS.
SOURCE Cascades Inc.
Vice-President, Communications and Public Affairs
Jennifer Aitken, MBA
Director, Investor Relations