SEC Form 3
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
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4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
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||Officer (give title below)
||Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
||Form filed by One Reporting Person
||Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
|Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned|
|1. Title of Security (Instr.
Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr.
||3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr.
||4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr.
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned|
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
|1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr.
||2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
||3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr.
||4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security
||5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr.
||6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr.
||Amount or Number of Shares
|Explanation of Responses:|
|No securities are beneficially owned.|
||/s/ Jill Barnett, attorney-in-fact
||** Signature of Reporting Person
|Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.|
|* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person,
|** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations
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LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY
The undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints each of Jill Barnett and Karen
McBride, or each of them acting singly and with full power of substitution, the
undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:
1. execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned's capacity
as an officer or director or both of SunOpta Inc. (the "Company"), Forms 3, 4
and 5 (and any amendments thereto) in accordance with Section 16(a) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), and the rules
2. do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned which
may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such Form 3, 4 or 5,
complete and execute any amendments thereto, and timely file such form with the
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and any securities exchange
or similar authority, including without limitation the filing of a Form ID or
any other documents necessary or appropriate to enable the undersigned to file
the Forms 3, 4 and 5 electronically with the SEC;
3. seek or obtain, as the undersigned's representative and on the undersigned's
behalf, information on transactions in the Company's securities from any third
party, including brokers, employee benefit plan administrators and trustees, and
the undersigned hereby authorizes any such person to release any such
information to each of the undersigned's attorneys-in-fact appointed by this
Limited Power of Attorney and approves and ratifies any such release of
4. take any other action in connection with the foregoing which, in the opinion
of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interest of, or
legally required by or for, the undersigned, it being understood that the
documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned
pursuant to this Limited Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall
contain such information and disclosure as such attorney-in-fact may approve in
such attorney-in-fact's discretion.
The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power and
authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever required,
necessary or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers
herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or
could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation,
hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such
attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be
done by virtue of this Limited Power of Attorney and the rights and powers
The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in
such capacity at the request and on the behalf of the undersigned, are not
assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the undersigned's responsibilities
to comply with, or any liability for the failure to comply with, any provision
of Section 16 of the Exchange Act.
This Limited Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the
undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4 or 5 with respect to the
undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company,
unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to each
of the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Limited Power of Attorney
as of this 2nd day of February, 2018.
Signed and acknowledged:
/s/ Chris Whitehair