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Churchill Announces Succession Plans at Stuart Olson Dominion

CALGARY, Nov. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - The Churchill Corporation (TSX: CUQ, CUQ.DB) ("Churchill" or the "Corporation") today announced that Don Pearson, President and COO of Stuart Olson Dominion Construction Ltd. ("Stuart Olson Dominion"), Churchill's General Contracting segment, will be retiring from the Corporation effective December 31, 2013.

"All of us at Churchill would like to thank Don for his many years of commitment and service to the organization," said David LeMay, Churchill President and CEO.  "Don's leadership has guided Stuart Olson Dominion through challenging and exciting times. Don was scheduled to retire at the end of 2012, but agreed to return for another year to help finalize a number of ongoing projects and build the backlog for future. Stuart Olson Dominion is entering 2014 with a record backlog of projects and a strong focus on the future. We wish Don the very best in his well-deserved retirement."

A search is currently underway for Don Pearson's replacement. David LeMay will assume the duties of President and COO of Stuart Olson Dominion until a replacement is in place.

About The Churchill Corporation

The Churchill Corporation provides building construction, commercial and industrial electrical contracting, earthmoving and industrial insulation services to an array of public and private sector clients. Churchill operates office locations throughout British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario. Churchill common shares and convertible debentures are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols "CUQ" and "CUQ.DB", respectively.

Forward Looking Information

This press release contains certain statements that may constitute forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. This forward-looking information includes, without limitation, statements pertaining to the expected retirement date of Stuart Olson Dominion's President and COO. Often, but not always, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of such words as "may", "will", "expect", "believe", "plan", "intend", "estimate", "outlook", "forecast", "should", "anticipate" and other similar terminology, including statements concerning possible or assumed future results. Forward-looking information is based on management's reasonable assumptions, analysis and estimates in respect of its experience and perception of trends, current economic conditions, government policies and expected developments, as well as other material factors that it considers to be relevant at the time of making such statements.

By its nature, forward-looking information involves known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which give rise to the possibility that management's assumptions, analysis and estimates will be incorrect and that the Corporation's anticipated results will not be achieved. Although the Corporation believes that the statements with respect to forward-looking information are reasonable and current, such statements should not be interpreted as a guarantee of future performance or results, and will not necessarily be an accurate indication of whether or not such results will be achieved. Forward-looking information is necessarily subject to a number of factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those results implied by the expectations suggested by such information. Those factors include, without limitation, the risks and uncertainties described in the Corporation's Annual Information Form filed with the securities regulatory authorities in Canada under the Corporation's profile at  Readers are encouraged to consider the foregoing risks and other factors carefully when evaluating the forward-looking information and are cautioned not to place undue reliance upon such information when making investment decisions.

The forward-looking information in this press release is current to the date hereof, and is subject to change following such date.  While the Corporation may elect to do so, unless required by applicable law, it undertakes no obligation to update this information to reflect new information or circumstances at any particular time.

SOURCE The Churchill Corporation

For further information:

Andrew Apedoe
Vice President, Investor Relations
The Churchill Corporation
(403) 685-7775