Media advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Fiscal 2017 Annual General Meeting and Q1 Fiscal 2018 Results Conference Call

STELLARTON, NS, Aug. 31, 2017 /CNW/ - Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) will hold its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, September 14, 2017, at Cineplex Cinemas, Aberdeen Mall, 612 East River Road, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.  The meeting is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time).


Please note that cameras will only be allowed in the main meeting room for the first five minutes. Michael Medline, President & Chief Executive Officer, and Michael Vels, Chief Financial Officer, will be available to the media at the venue immediately following the meeting (approximately 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time).

Audiocast of AGM

The event will be available live on the internet via audiocast.  To access the audiocast, please visit our website at  The audiocast will be archived and available on the Empire website following the event.

Q1 Fiscal 2018 Results Conference Call

Empire Company Limited will hold a conference call on Thursday, September 14, 2017, beginning at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) during which senior management will discuss the Company's financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2018 ended August 5, 2017.

The dial-in numbers for the conference call are:
(647) 427-7450
(888) 231-8191

To secure a line, please call 10 minutes prior to the conference call.  You will be placed on hold until the conference call begins.  The media and investing public may access this conference call via a listen mode only.  You may also listen to a live audiocast of the conference call by visiting the Company's website located at

Replay will be available until midnight, September 21, 2017, or on the Company's website for 90 days following the conference call. To access the archived conference call, please dial (855) 859-2056 and enter passcode 77932482.


Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) is a Canadian company headquartered in Stellarton, Nova Scotia.  Empire's key businesses are food retailing and related real estate.  With approximately $23.8 billion in sales and $8.7 billion in assets, Empire and its subsidiaries, franchisees and affiliates employ approximately 125,000 people.


SOURCE Empire Company Limited

For further information: Media Contact: Andrew Walker, Senior Vice President, Communications & Corporate Affairs, Sobeys Inc., (905) 238-7124 ext. 6711; Investor Contact, Katie Brine, Director, Investor Relations, Sobeys Inc., (905) 238-7124 ext. 2092


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