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Press release from CNW Group

METRO INC. to release 2012 First Quarter results

Thursday, January 19, 2012

METRO INC. to release 2012 First Quarter results08:00 EST Thursday, January 19, 2012MONTREAL, Jan. 19, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Metro Inc. financial results for the first quarter of 2011-2012 fiscal year will be released January 31, 2012.  This release will be followed by a conference call held on January 31, 2012, at 3:00 p.m. (EST).Mr. Eric R. La Flèche, President & CEO and Mr. Richard Dufresne, Senior Vice-President & CFO will hold a conference call intended for investors and financial analysts to review the financial results of the first quarter. This conference call will be followed by a question and answer period.  This call is expected to last about 60 minutes.The analysts and institutional investors are invited to access the conference call, by dialling 416 644-3426 or 800 731-5319 or by clicking here. The journalists and the public may access this conference via a listen mode only. A replay will be available approximately one hour after the call at 416 640-1917 (passcode 4507243#) or by clicking here until midnight March 1, 2012.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: Roberto Sbrugnera Senior Director, Treasury, Risks and Investor Relations Metro Inc. 514 643-1245