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West Fraser ("WFT") Announces Voting Results for the Election of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/02/14 -- West Fraser (TSX: WFT) announced, in accordance with Toronto Stock Exchange requirements, the voting results from its Annual and Special Meeting held Tuesday, April 29, 2014 in Quesnel, British Columbia.

A total of 74,268,891 Common shares and Class B Common shares were voted at the meeting, representing 87% of the votes attached to all outstanding shares. Shareholders voted in favour of all items of business before the meeting, including the election of all director nominees as follows:

Director                  Percentage of Votes in Favour
Hank Ketcham                                         98
Clark S. Binkley                                     99
J. Duncan Gibson                                     99
Samuel W. Ketcham                                    80
Harald H. Ludwig                                     99
Gerald J. Miller                                     99
Robert L. Phillips                                  100
Janice G. Rennie                                     93
Ted Seraphim                                         99

Detailed voting results for the meeting are available on SEDAR at

The Company

West Fraser is an integrated wood products company producing lumber, wood chips, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp and newsprint. The Company has operations in western Canada and the southern United States.

West Fraser shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol: "WFT".

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Larry Hughes
Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
(604) 895-2700

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Rodger Hutchinson
Vice President, Corporate Controller and Investor Relations
(604) 895-2700

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