Gaz Métro - Broadcast of annual partners' meeting and release of 2008 Q1 results

    MONTREAL, Jan. 17 /CNW Telbec/ - Gaz Métro Limited Partnership (TSX:
GZM.UN) will hold its Annual Partners' Meeting on Wednesday, February 6, 2008,
at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern time), at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, 1001 Place
Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Room 511 B, Montréal (Québec), to review its activities as
well as discuss its 2007 fiscal year results and 2008 first quarter results.
    The Annual Partners' Meeting will be broadcasted live on Gaz Métro's
website ( in the "Webcasts" section. A rebroadcast
will be available for a period of 90 days.
    The Partnership will also hold a telephone conference with financial
analysts to discuss specifically its 2008 first quarter results on February 6,
2008, at 4:00 p.m. (Eastern time). Sophie Brochu, President and Chief
Executive Officer, and Pierre Despars, Executive Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer, will be the main speakers. This will be followed by a
question and answer period. The results are expected to be released that
    The conference call with financial analysts can be accessed live by
dialling 416-644-3415 or 1-800-733-7560. It will also be webcast on Gaz
Métro's website in the "Webcasts" section. Rebroadcasts can be accessed for 30
days by telephone at 416-640-1917 or 1-877-289-8525 (access code: 21259978#),
and for 90 days on Gaz Métro's website.
    Media and other interested individuals are invited to listen to these

    Gaz Métro Overview

    With more than $3.1 billion of assets and approximately 1,300 employees
in Quebec, Gaz Métro is a leading Quebec energy company and one of Canada's
largest natural gas distributors. Gaz Métro serves about 171,000 customers in
Quebec through an underground pipeline network of almost 10,000 km.
    Through its wholly-owned subsidiary, NNEEC, Gaz Métro has been active in
New England's energy industry since 1986 and has nearly 300 employees there.
NNEEC includes Vermont Gas Systems, the sole gas distributor in Vermont, and
Green Mountain Power Corporation, the second largest electricity distributor
in that State.
    Through subsidiaries or in partnership with other investors, Gaz Métro is
active in natural gas transportation and storage as well as energy services
and water and waste water systems and fibre optic networks. Gaz Métro also
participates in various development projects in the energy sector.

For further information:

For further information: Investors and analysts: Caroline Warren,
Investor Relations, (514) 598-3324; Medias: Frédéric Krikorian, Public and
Governmental Affairs, (514) 598-3656

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