/R E P E A T -- Metro Inc. to release 2009 Fourth Quarter results/

MONTREAL, Oct. 21 /CNW Telbec/ - METRO INC. financial results for the fourth quarter of 2008-2009 fiscal year will be released November 18, 2009 at 7a.m. (EST). This release will be followed by a conference call held on November 18, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. (EST).

Mr. Eric R. La Flèche, President & CEO and Mr. Richard Dufresne, Senior Vice-President & CFO will hold a conference call intended for investors and financial analysts to review the financial results for the fourth quarter. This conference call will be followed by a question and answer period. This call is expected to last about 60 minutes.

The analysts and institutional investors are invited to access the conference call, by dialing 416-644-3423 or 514-807-8791 or 1-800-594-3790 or by the website http://www.metro.ca. The journalists and the public may access this conference via a listen mode only. A replay will be available approximately one hour after the call at 416-640-1917 (passcode 4176561#) or by the website http://www.metro.ca until midnight December 18, 2009.

Metro Inc.

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 several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C and Food Basics, as well as over 250 pharmacies under the Brunet, Brunet Plus, Clini Plus, The Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners.


For further information: For further information: Roberto Sbrugnera, Senior Director, Treasury, Risks and Investor Relations, Metro Inc., (514) 643-1245

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