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Fortis Inc. Files 2018 Year-End Disclosure Documents

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland and Labrador, Feb. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fortis Inc. ("Fortis" or the "Corporation") (TSX/NYSE:FTS) today filed its audited Consolidated Financial Statements and related Management Discussion and Analysis for the year ended December 31, 2018, as well as its 2018 Annual Information Form, with Canadian securities regulatory authorities. The Corporation has also filed its Form 40-F for the year ended December 31, 2018 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Copies of these documents are available electronically at www.sedar.com (Canadian filings), www.sec.gov (U.S. filings) and the Corporation's website, www.fortisinc.com, or by emailing investorrelations@fortisinc.com.

The Proxy and Management Information Circular for the upcoming Annual Meeting of Shareholders are expected to be made available to shareholders in late March. The Annual Meeting will be held at 10:30 a.m. (Newfoundland Daylight Time) on Thursday, May 2, 2019 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.

About Fortis

Fortis is a leader in the North American regulated electric and gas utility industry with 2018 revenue of C$8.4 billion and total assets of C$53 billion. The Corporation's 8,800 employees serve utility customers in five Canadian provinces, nine U.S. states and three Caribbean countries.

Fortis shares are listed on the TSX and NYSE and trade under the symbol FTS. Additional information can be accessed at www.fortisinc.com, www.sedar.com, or www.sec.gov.

A .pdf version of this press release is available at : http://resource.globenewswire.com/Resource/Download/b4025e1f-fa9e-4520-b9b9-dad21e8af668 

For more information please contact:

Investor Enquiries
Ms. Kealey Martin
Director, Investor Relations
Fortis Inc.
709.737.2900
investorrelations@fortisinc.com 
Media Enquiries
Ms. Karen McCarthy
Vice President, Communications & Corporate Affairs
Fortis Inc.
709.737.5323
media@fortisinc.com