Montreal, May 11, 2016 - Today, Metro Inc. announced that it will donate $25,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to assist those affected by the devastating wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alberta.
The donation will enable the Canadian Red Cross to help thousands of Fort McMurray residents, by providing relief in the form of emergency food, clothing, shelter, personal services and other necessities that assist with recovery and resiliency.
Although Metro does not operate in Alberta, it was important for the Company to make a contribution which will help the communities devastated by this exceptional natural disaster.
With annual sales of over $12 billion and over 65,000 employees, METRO INC. is a leader in the food and pharmaceutical distribution in Québec 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, Metro Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners.
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