ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR--(CCNMatthews - April 26, 2006) - Fortis Inc. (TSX:FTS), will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders at which Special Business will be conducted on Tuesday, May 2, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. (Newfoundland time), 9:30 a.m. (EDT), at the Holiday Inn St. John's, 180 Portugal Cove Road, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.
For those who are unable to attend in person, a presentation will be given during the meeting and will be made available by 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 2005 and provide an overview of results for the first quarter 2006.
WHAT: Annual Meeting of Shareholders at which Special Business will be conducted of Fortis Inc. WHERE: Holiday Inn St. John's 180 Portugal Cove Road, St. John's, NL WHEN: Tuesday, May 2, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. (NL time), 9:30 a.m. (EDT)
Fortis Inc. is primarily a diversified, international electric utility holding company with assets exceeding $4.3 billion and annual revenues of more than $1.4 billion. The Corporation holds investments in regulated electric utilities, non-regulated generation operations and a non-utility company with investments in real estate and hotels. The Common Shares, First Preference Shares Series C and First Preference Shares Series E of Fortis Inc. are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols FTS, FTS.PR.C, and FTS.PR.E, respectively.
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