METRO INC. - Dividend Notice

    MONTREAL, Sept. 24 /CNW Telbec/ - METRO INC. is pleased to inform that on
September 23, 2008, the Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of
$0.125 per share on Class A Subordinate Shares and Class B Shares, payable on
November 18, 2008 to shareholders of record as at October 28, 2008. This
quarterly dividend represents an increase of 8.7% over the same quarter last


    With annual sales of nearly $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 close to 600 food stores under the
Metro, Metro Plus, Super C, and Food Basics banners as well as more than
250 pharmacies under the Brunet, Clini Plus, The Pharmacy and Drug Basics

For further information:

For further information: Richard Dufresne, Senior, Vice-President,And
Chief Financial Officer, (514) 643-1003; Marie-Claude Bacon, Director,
Corporate Affairs, (514) 643-1086; Source: METRO INC.

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