WCN Waste Connections
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant To Section 13 or 15 (d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 17, 2021
Waste Connections, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
610 Applewood Crescent, 2nd Floor
Ontario L4K 0E3
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (905) 532-7510
(Former name or address, if changed since last report.)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Shares, no par value
New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”)
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
See Item 7.01 below.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On February 17, 2021, Waste Connections, Inc., a corporation organized under the laws of Ontario, Canada (“Waste Connections” or the “Company”), issued a press release announcing its fourth quarter and full year 2020 results and its full year 2021 outlook. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
The information furnished in Items 2.02 and 7.01 is not deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, is not subject to the liabilities of that section, and is not deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
Safe Harbor and Forward-Looking Information
This document contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 ("PSLRA"), including "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws. These forward-looking statements are neither historical facts nor assurances of future performance and reflect Waste Connections' current beliefs and expectations regarding future events and operating performance. These forward-looking statements are often identified by the words "may," "might," "believes," "thinks," "expects," "estimate," "continue," "intends" or other words of similar meaning. All of the forward-looking statements included in this document are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the PSLRA and applicable securities laws in Canada. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements in this document include, but are not limited to, statements about expected 2021 financial results, outlook and related assumptions, potential growth and margin expansion, potential acquisition activity and return of capital to shareholders. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ, possibly materially, from those indicated by the forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, risk factors detailed from time to time in the Company's filings with the SEC and the securities commissions or similar regulatory authorities in Canada. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this document. Waste Connections undertakes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements set forth in this document, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise, unless required by applicable securities laws.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The cover page of Waste Connections, Inc. on Current Report on Form 8-K formatted in Inline XBRL.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
WASTE CONNECTIONS, INC.
Date: February 17, 2021
/s/ Mary Anne Whitney
Mary Anne Whitney
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer