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Press release from CNW Group

Metro Inc. - Dividend Notice

Monday, January 28, 2013

Metro Inc. - Dividend Notice18:47 EST Monday, January 28, 2013MONTREAL, Jan. 28, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Metro Inc. is pleased to inform that on January 28, 2013, the Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share on Ordinary Shares, payable on March 15, 2013 to shareholders of record as at February 19, 2013. This quarterly dividend represents an increase of 16.3 % over the same quarter last year.Metro Inc.With annual sales of over $12 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.SOURCE: METRO INC.For further information: François Thibault Senior Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer 514 643-1003 Marie-Claude Bacon Senior Director, Corporate Affairs Department 514 643-1086 mbacon@metro.ca