Media Advisory: Fortis Inc. Annual Meeting of Shareholders

05/02/2011 13:45 EST

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR - Fortis Inc. (TSX:FTS) will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Friday, May 6, 2011 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

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 2010 and provide an overview of results for the first quarter 2011.

WHAT: Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Fortis Inc.
WHERE: Holiday Inn St. John's
180 Portugal Cove Road, St. John's, NL
WHEN: Friday, May 6, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. (Newfoundland time), 9:00 a.m. (EDT)

Fortis Inc. is the largest investor-owned distribution utility in Canada. With total assets of $12.9 billion and fiscal 2010 revenue totalling approximately $3.7 billion, the Corporation serves approximately 2,100,000 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 and operates hotels and commercial office and retail space primarily in Atlantic Canada. Fortis Inc. shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and trade under the symbol FTS.

Donna Hynes
Manager, Investor and Public Relations
Fortis Inc.

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