Canada Markets close in 35 mins

Fortis Inc. to Hold Teleconference on May 1 to Discuss First Quarter 2019 Results and Hold Annual Meeting on May 2

ST. JOHN'S, Newfoundland and Labrador, April 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fortis Inc. ("Fortis" or the "Corporation") (TSX/NYSE:FTS) will release its first quarter 2019 financial results on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. A teleconference and webcast will be held the same day at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern). Barry Perry, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Jocelyn Perry, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, will discuss the Corporation's first quarter 2019 financial results.

Analysts, members of the media and other interested parties in North America are invited to participate by calling 1.877.223.4471. International participants may participate by calling 647.788.4922. Please dial in 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. No pass code is required. 

A live and archived audio webcast of the teleconference will be available on the Corporation's website, www.fortisinc.com. A replay of the conference will be available two hours after the conclusion of the call until June 1, 2019. Please call 1.800.585.8367 or 416.621.4642 and enter pass code 7135897.

Fortis will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern), 10:30 a.m. (Newfoundland), at the Holiday Inn St. John's, 180 Portugal Cove Road, St. John's, NL. A live video webcast of the meeting will be available on the Corporation's website, www.fortisinc.com. Participants will be able to submit questions for management during the Q&A portion of the webcast.

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 approximately C$53 billion as at December 31, 2018. 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.

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

A .pdf version of this press release is available at : http://ml.globenewswire.com/Resource/Download/f14ecd99-53cd-482f-81d9-cc66005c96bd