Montréal, February 3, 2012 – METRO INC. (the « Corporation ») announces that its Shares
that used to be traded on the TSX under the ticker symbol “MRU.A” will, starting today, be
traded under the new ticker symbol “MRU”. This change follows the approval of the share
capital reorganization at the last Annual Shareholders Meeting as a result of which Common
Shares became the only voting and participating shares of the Corporation.
With annual sales of over $11 billion and over 65,000 employees, METRO INC. is a leader in the
food and pharmaceutical sectors in Quebec and Ontario, where it operates a network of more than
600 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C and Food Basics, as
well as over 250 drugstores under the Brunet, The Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners.
Senior, Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
1-800-361-4681, extension 1003
Source: Metro Inc.