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Press release from CNW Group

METRO INC. - Dividend notice

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

METRO INC. - Dividend notice07:00 EDT Tuesday, September 20, 2011MONTREAL, Sept. 20, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Metro Inc. (TSX: MRU.A) is pleased to inform that on September 19, 2011, the Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.1925 per share on Class A Subordinate Shares and Class B Shares, payable on November 16, 2011 to shareholders of record as at October 26, 2011. This quarterly dividend represents an increase of 13.2 % over the same quarter last year.Metro Inc.With annual sales of over $11 billion and over 65,000 employees, Metro Inc. is a leader in the food and pharmaceutical sectors in Québec and Ontario, where it operates a network of more than 600 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C and Food Basics, as well as over 250 drugstores under the Brunet, The Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners.For further information: Source: Metro Inc.  (MRU.A)     For further information:   Richard Dufresne Senior Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer 514 643-1003   Marie-Claude Bacon Senior Director, Corporate Affairs Department 514 643-1086