Press Releases 2023


METRO donates $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross and organizes a fundraiser to help earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria

Montréal, February 8, 2023 – Sensitive to the catastrophe that has struck the populations of Turkey and Syria, METRO is launching a vast fundraising campaign to support the Canadian Red Cross in its humanitarian aid efforts to the affected populations. Starting today, METRO will call on the generosity of customers in its Metro, Super C and Adonis stores in Quebec, as well as Jean Coutu and Brunet affiliated stores, to collect cash donations. For the launch of this campaign, METRO is also making a donation of $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross.

All money raised will be donated to the Red Cross Earthquake in Türkiye & Syria Appeal to support emergency relief, recovery efforts and resilience building activities in the affected areas.

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


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