|By Marketwired .||
|March 14, 2014 10:41 AM EDT||
ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR -- (Marketwired) -- 03/14/14 -- Fortis Inc. (TSX: FTS) ("Fortis" or the "Corporation") today filed its audited Consolidated Financial Statements and related Management Discussion and Analysis for the year ended December 31, 2013, as well as its 2013 Annual Report and Annual Information Form, with Canadian securities regulatory authorities. Copies of these documents are available electronically on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval ("SEDAR") website, www.sedar.com and the Corporation's website, www.fortisinc.com, or by emailing [email protected].
The Proxy and Management Information Circular for the upcoming Fortis Annual Meeting of Shareholders are expected to be mailed on April 7, 2014. The Annual Meeting will be held at 10:30 a.m. (Newfoundland Daylight Time) on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at the Holiday Inn St. John's, 180 Portugal Cove Road, St. John's, NL. A live audio webcast of the Annual Meeting will be available at www.fortisinc.com.
Fortis is the largest investor-owned gas and electric distribution utility in Canada with total assets of approximately $18 billion and fiscal 2013 revenue exceeding $4 billion. Its regulated utilities account for 90% of total assets and serve more than 2.4 million customers across Canada and in New York State and the Caribbean. Fortis owns non-regulated hydroelectric generation assets in Canada, Belize and Upstate New York. The Corporation's non-utility investment is comprised of hotels and commercial real estate in Canada.
Ms. Donna Hynes
Manager, Investor & Public Relations