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Corus Entertainment Appoints First Head of Environment and Sustainability

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For Immediate Release

TORONTO, November 22, 2021 - Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX:CJR.B) announced today the appointment of Sheila Ritson-Bennett as the company's first Head of Environment and Sustainability.

In this newly created role, Ritson-Bennett will play an integral role in working with leaders across the company to shape Corus' broader environment, social and governance (ESG) strategy while providing expert legal and industry counsel on related social and policy matters.

Ritson-Bennett is an ESG industry expert with over 15 years of legal, risk and regulatory experience. She has held positions with major financial institutions, working as environment and climate change counsel as well as in risk management. She also has extensive experience within government, working as legal counsel at the Ministries of Natural Resources, Forestry and Energy with expertise in regulatory, environmental, trade and aboriginal law.

Corus is committed to the advancement of our ESG policy, strategy and integration, said Jennifer Lee, EVP and General Counsel, Corus Entertainment. We are thrilled to welcome Sheila and her extensive industry experience to lead this important work in furthering our commitment to the environment and sustainability at Corus.

In addition to a bachelor of law degree, Ritson-Bennett also holds a graduate degree in climate change law. She is the co-founder of the Climate Change Lawyers Network and a former Executive Member of the Canadian Bar Association's National Environment, Energy and Resources Law Section.

This new appointment, effective today, reports directly to Jennifer Lee, Executive Vice President and General Counsel.

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About Corus Entertainment Inc.

Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that develops and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world. Engaging audiences since 1999, the company's portfolio of multimedia offerings encompass 33 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a suite of digital and streaming assets, animation software, technology and media services. Corus is an internationally-renowned content creator and distributor through Nelvana, a world class animation studio expert in all formats and Corus Studios, a globally recognized producer of hit scripted and unscripted content. The company also owns innovative full-service social digital agency so.da, lifestyle entertainment company Kin Canada, leading 2D animation software supplier Toon Boom and children's book publishing house, Kids Can Press. Corus' roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY , Showcase, Adult Swim, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV, Global News, Globalnews.ca, Q107, Country 105, and CFOX, along with broadly distributed Canadian streaming platforms STACKTV, Nick+, the Global TV App and Curiouscast. For more information visit www.corusent.com.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Melissa Eckersley

Director, Corporate Communications

Corus Entertainment Inc.

416.843.1192

melissa.eckersley@corusent.com

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