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Fortis Inc. to Hold Investor Day on October 1

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR -- (Marketwired) -- 08/01/14 -- Fortis Inc. ("Fortis" or the "Corporation") (TSX: FTS) will hold an Investor Day on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, in Toronto, Ontario. Barry Perry, President and incoming Chief Executive Officer, Fortis, along with the Corporation's Executive Vice Presidents and members of the senior management team, will provide an update on Fortis operations, recent developments and strategic outlook.

The event will take place at St. Andrew's Club & Conference Centre (located in the Sun Life Building), 150 King Street West, 16th Floor (Garden Suite). Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. (Eastern) on October 1, 2014 with management presentations scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Eastern).

Institutional investors, analysts and members of the financial community interested in attending can register in advance by contacting Angela Doyle, Investor Analyst, Fortis via email at [email protected] or via telephone at (709) 737-5292.

A live and archived audio webcast of the event will be available on the Corporation's website at www.fortisinc.com.

About Fortis

Fortis is the largest investor-owned distribution utility in Canada, with total assets of approximately $18.6 billion and fiscal 2013 revenue exceeding $4 billion. Its regulated utilities account for approximately 90% of total assets and serve approximately 2.5 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.

For more information, visit www.fortisinc.com or www.sedar.com.

Contacts:
Ms. Donna Hynes
Manager, Investor & Public Relations
Fortis Inc.
Telephone: 709.737.2800

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