Montréal, August 31, 2010
– Gaz Métro Limited Partnership (“Gaz Métro”) (TSX: GZM.UN) will hold a special meeting of unitholders on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. (Montréal time) at Le Windsor, Salon Windsor, First Floor, 1170 Peel Street, Montréal (Québec), to pass an extraordinary resolution which involves a strategic corporate reorganization to transform Gaz Métro’s public ownership structure into a new dividend paying publicly listed corporation, Valener Inc.
Unitholders, media and other interested individuals who cannot attend the meeting are invited to listen in live through Webcast on Gaz Métro’s Web site (www.gazmetro.com/investors
) in the “Webcasts” section. A rebroadcast will also be available for a period of 90 days following the event.Gaz Métro Overview
With over $3.6 billion in assets, Gaz Métro is Quebec’s leading natural gas distributor. Operating in this regulated industry for over 50 years, Gaz Métro has become the trusted energy provider to some 180,000 customers in Quebec and 136,000 customers in Vermont while developing the skills and expertise needed to diversify beyond natural gas. Gaz Métro’s prudent growth strategy has been marked by the successful entry into electricity distribution in Vermont and development of wind power projects in Quebec. Offering historically strong and stable distributions and showing a competitive spirit, Gaz Métro is committed to its customers, Partners, employees and the community. Gaz Métro’s units are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol GZM.UN.www.gazmetro.comFor additional information:
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