Advisory: Fortis Inc. Annual Meeting of Shareholders

04/29/2010 10:42 EST

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR - Fortis Inc. (TSX:FTS) will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. (Newfoundland time), 9:00 a.m. (EDT), at the Holiday Inn St. John's, 180 Portugal Cove Road, St. John's, NL.

The presentation that will be given during the meeting will be webcast on the Fortis Inc. website at www.fortisinc.com.

Mr. H. Stanley Marshall, President and Chief Executive Officer, Fortis Inc., will review the important events of the past year. Mr. Barry V. Perry, Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Fortis Inc., will review the financial performance of the Corporation in 2009 and provide an overview of results for the first quarter 2010.

WHAT: Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Fortis Inc.
   
WHERE: Holiday Inn St. John's
  180 Portugal Cove Road, St. John's, NL
   
WHEN: Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. (Newfoundland time), 9:00 a.m. (EDT)

Fortis Inc. is the largest investor-owned distribution utility in Canada, with more than $12 billion in total assets and fiscal 2009 revenues totalling more than $3.6 billion. The Corporation serves approximately 2.1 million gas and electricity customers. Its regulated holdings include electric distribution utilities in five Canadian provinces and three Caribbean countries and a natural gas utility in British Columbia. Fortis owns and operates non-regulated generation assets across Canada and in Belize and Upper New York State. It also owns hotels and commercial real estate across Canada. Fortis Inc. shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and trade under the symbol FTS.

Fortis Inc.
Donna Hynes
Manager, Investor and Public Relations
709-737-2800

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