Valener announces the live broadcast of its annual meeting of shareholders

MONTREAL, Feb. 28, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Valener Inc. ("Valener") (TSX: VNR), the public investment vehicle in Gaz Métro Limited Partnership ("Gaz Métro"), will hold its annual meeting of shareholders on March 27, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. (Montréal time) at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, 159 Saint-Antoine Street West, Room 511 A-E, Montréal (Québec).

The annual meeting agenda includes the election of directors and the appointment of the independent auditor.

Shareholders, media and other interested parties who are unable to attend the meeting are invited to listen to a live webcast on Valener's website (www.valener.com) in the "Investors" section under "Events and presentations". A recording will also be available for 90 days after the meeting.

About Valener
Valener owns an economic interest of approximately 29% in Gaz Métro. Valener therefore has a stake in the energy industry and benefits from Gaz Métro's diversified profile, both in terms of geography and business segment. Valener also owns a 24.5% indirect interest in the wind power projects jointly developed with Gaz Métro and Boralex Inc. on the private lands of Séminaire de Québec. Valener's common shares and preferred shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the "VNR" trading symbol for common shares and under the "VNR.PR.A" symbol for Series A preferred shares.

SOURCE: VALENER INC.

For further information:

Investors and analysts
Caroline Warren 
Investor Relations
514-598-3324

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Marie-Noëlle Cano
Media and Public Relations
514-598-3046