/R E P E A T -- METRO INC. to release 2009 Third Quarter results/

    MONTREAL, July 14 /CNW Telbec/ - Metro Inc. will release its financial
results for the third quarter of 2008-2009 fiscal year on August 6, 2009 at
7a.m. (EDT). A conference call will be held on August 6, 2009, at 9:30 a.m.
    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 third 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 416-644-3427 or 514-807-8791 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 21310980#) or by the website
http://www.metro.ca until midnight September 6, 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, A&P, Super C and Food Basics, as well as over 250
drugstores under the Brunet, 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, rsbrugnera@metro.ca

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