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Parkland Fuel Corporation Announces the Results of the 2014 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders

RED DEER, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/07/14 -- Parkland Fuel Corporation ("Parkland" or the "Corporation") (TSX:PKI), North America's fastest growing distributor and marketer of fuels and lubricants, today announced that all six of the nominees listed in Parkland's management information circular dated March 20, 2014 (the "Information Circular") were elected as directors of the Corporation at its annual and special meeting of shareholders held on May 6, 2014 (the "Meeting"). The detailed results of that vote, as well as the results for the other items of business considered at the Meeting are set out below:

Resolution 1

Election of directors of Parkland Fuel Corporation for the ensuing year.


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Nominee                             Votes        %         Votes          % 
                                      For      For      Withheld   Withheld 
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John F. Bechtold               30,390,699    97.60%      748,898       2.40%
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Robert Espey                   30,796,097    98.90%      343,500       1.10%
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Alain Ferland                  30,395,796    97.61%      743,801       2.39%
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Jim Pantelidis                 29,464,832    94.62%    1,674,765       5.38%
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Ron Rogers                     30,057,435    96.52%    1,082,162       3.48%
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David A. Spencer               23,644,972    75.93%    7,494,625      24.07%
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Resolution 2

The appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Chartered Accountants, as auditor of the Corporation for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014.


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Votes For                                                30,994,929   94.90%
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Votes Withheld                                            1,667,391    5.10%
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Total                                                    32,662,320     100%
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Resolution 3

The adoption of the Corporation's shareholder rights plan, as more particularly set forth and described in the Information Circular.


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Votes For                                                28,482,266   91.47%
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Votes Against                                             2,657,331    8.53%
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Total                                                    31,139,597     100%
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Resolution 4

The approval of unallocated options under the Corporation's stock option plan, as more particularly set forth and described in the Information Circular.


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Votes For                                                28,120,772   90.31%
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Votes Against                                             3,017,957    9.69%
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Total                                                    31,138,729     100%
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Resolution 5

The approval of unallocated restricted share units under the Corporation's restricted share unit plan, as more particularly set forth and described in the Information Circular.


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Votes For                                                23,746,056   76.26%
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Votes Against                                             7,392,673   23.74%
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Total                                                    31,138,729     100%
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Resolution 6

The approval, on a non-binding and advisory basis, of the Corporation's approach to executive compensation as more particularly set forth and described in the Information Circular.


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Votes For                                                28,471,812   91.44%
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Votes Against                                             2,666,917    8.56%
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Total                                                    31,138,729     100%
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Voting results for all matters have been posted on SEDAR.

About Parkland Fuel Corporation

Parkland Fuel Corporation is North America's fastest growing independent marketer of fuel and petroleum products. We deliver gasoline, diesel, propane, lubricants, heating oil and other high quality petroleum products to motorists, businesses, consumers and wholesale customers in Canada and the United States. Our mission is to be the partner of choice for our customers and suppliers, and we do this by building lasting relationships through outstanding service, reliability, safety, and professionalism. We are unique in our ability to provide customers with dependable access to supply, utilizing a portfolio of supply relationships, storage infrastructure, and third party rail and highway carriers to rapidly respond to supply disruptions in order to protect our customers' operations.

To sign up for Parkland's investor information services, please go to http://bit.ly/PKI-Info or visit www.parkland.ca.

Contacts:
Parkland Fuel Corporation
Tom McMillan
Director, Corporate Communications
1-800-662-7177 ext. 2533
www.parkland.ca

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