Press Releases 2017


METRO sets up fundraising campaign to assist flood victims 

MONTREAL, May 9, 2017 - Sensitive to the situation currently impacting thousands of Quebeckers, METRO is launching a fundraising campaign supporting the Canadian Red Cross in its efforts to assist those affected by the flooding in Québec. Beginning May 9th, METRO will appeal to the generosity of its Metro and Super C store customers throughout the province and provide various ways to collect cash donations.

Customers will be able to deposit money in collection boxes set up at the checkout counters in all Metro and Super C stores in Quebec. All the money collected will be donated directly to the Canadian Red Cross’ Disaster Relief Fund to help families affected by the flooding.  

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.



For more information:

Geneviève Grégoire

514 643-1000 ext 2055