Leading Brands 20-F 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
[ ] REGISTRATION STATEMENT PURSUANT TO SECTION 12(b) OR 12(g) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 OR
[ X ] ANNUAL REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the fiscal year ended February 29, 2012
[ ] TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
[ ] SHELL COMPANY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Commission File No. 0-19884
LEADING BRANDS, INC.
British Columbia, Canada
Suite 1800 1500 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC Canada
Marilyn Kerzner, Director of Corporate Affairs
Securities registered or to be registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Securities registered or to be registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act:
Securities for which there is a reporting obligation pursuant to Section 15(d) of the Act:
Indicate the number of outstanding shares of each of the issuers classes of capital or common stock as of the close of the period covered by the annual report:
As of February 29, 2012, Leading Brands, Inc. had 3,236,668 Common Shares, without par value, outstanding.
Indicate by check mark if the Registrant is a well-known
seasoned issuer, as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act.
If this report is an annual or transition report, indicate by
check mark if the Registrant is not required to file reports pursuant to Section
13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Note Checking the box above will not relieve any registrant required to file reports pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 from their obligations under those Sections.
Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant (1) has filed all
reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange
Act of 1934 during the preceding twelve months (or for such shorter period that
the Registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to
such filing requirements for the past 90 days.
Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant has submitted
electronically and posted on its corporate Web site, if any, every Interactive
Data File required to be submitted and posted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation
S-T (§232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or such shorter
period that the registrant was required to submit and post such files).
Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, or a non-accelerated filer. See definition of accelerated filer and large accelerated filer in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act. (Check one):
Indicate by check mark which basis of accounting the Registrant has used to prepare the financial statements included in this filing:
If Other has been checked in response to the previous
question, indicate by check mark which financial statement item the Registrant
has elected to follow:
If this is an annual report, indicate by check mark whether the
Registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act):
The sole purpose of this Amendment to the Registrant’s Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended February 29, 2012 (the “20-F”), is to furnish the Interactive Data File exhibits pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T. No other changes have been made to the 20-F, and this Amendment has not been updated to reflect events occurring subsequent to the filing of the 20-F.
Item 19. Exhibits.
The registrant hereby certifies that it meets all of the requirements for filing on Form 20-F and that it has duly caused and authorized the undersigned to sign this annual report on its behalf.
LEADING BRANDS, INC.
/s/ Ralph McRae
Ralph D. McRae
Dated: June 14, 2012
INDEX TO EXHIBITS