Montreal, October 17, 2023 – METRO INC. (“METRO”) (TSX: MRU) announced today that it has served a Statement of Defence and Crossclaim in the bread price-fixing class action in Ontario in which it claims damages from George Weston Limited, Loblaw Companies Limited, and Weston Foods (Canada) Inc. for falsely implicating METRO in a bread price-fixing conspiracy in which METRO had no involvement.
About METRO Inc.
With annual sales of more than $19 billion, METRO Inc. is a food and pharmacy leader in Québec and Ontario, providing employment to more than 95,000 people. Its purpose is to Nourish the health and well-being of our communities. As a retailer, franchisor, distributor, manufacturer, and provider of eCommerce services, the company operates or services a network of 975 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C and Food Basics, and 645 drugstores primarily under the Jean Coutu, Brunet, Metro Pharmacy and Food Basics Pharmacy banners. For more details, visit corpo.metro.ca.
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