HALIFAX, Nova Scotia--()--Emera (EMA-TSX) is pleased to announce that the company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. (AST) at the Emera Centre Northside, 175 King Street, Sydney, Nova Scotia.
“We are working hard to make our region the most business and development-friendly municipality in Atlantic Canada. This is a welcome opportunity for our community to host Emera and its shareholders and to champion what this region has to offer for positive change.”
Chris Huskilson, President and CEO of Emera Inc., said, “We are excited to bring our 2013 annual meeting to Cape Breton Regional Municipality. With operations across Atlantic Canada, the U.S. Northeast and the Caribbean, Emera is continuing to grow and evolve. We see the annual meeting as a great opportunity to engage with a wider audience in other service territories and actively support the communities where we live and work. In the coming years, we plan to host our annual meeting in other communities in which we operate.”
Cecil Clarke, the mayor of Cape Breton Regional Municipality, said, “We are working hard to make our region the most business and development-friendly municipality in Atlantic Canada. This is a welcome opportunity for our community to host Emera and its shareholders and to champion what this region has to offer for positive change.”
Additional detail on the AGM can be found online at www.emera.com. A live webcast and teleconference of the AGM will also be available at www.emera.com for shareholders who wish to participate remotely.
Emera Inc. is an energy and services company with $7.53 billion in assets and 2012 revenues of $2.1 billion. The company invests in electricity generation, transmission and distribution, as well as gas transmission and utility energy services. Emera's strategy is focused on the transformation of the electricity industry to cleaner generation and the delivery of that clean energy to market. Emera has investments throughout northeastern North America, and in three Caribbean countries. More than 80% of the company's earnings come from regulated investments. Emera common and preferred shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and trade respectively under the symbol EMA, EMA.PR.A., and EMA.PR.C. Additional information can be accessed at emera.com, or on sedar.com.