REMINDER / Fortis Inc. to Present First Quarter 2017 Results in Conference Call May 2 and Hold Annual and Special Meeting May 4

ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR -Fortis Inc. (“Fortis” or the “Company”) (TSX: FTS) will announce its first quarter 2017 on Tuesday 2 May. A conference call and webcast will be held on the same day at 8:30 am (ET). Barry Perry, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Karl Smith, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will discuss the Corporation’s financial results for the first quarter.

Analysts, journalists and other interested parties are invited to call 1-877-223-4471 (in North America) or 647 788-4922 (outside Canada) to participate. Please dial the number 10 minutes in advance. No password required.

An audio replay of the conference call will be available live and archived on the Company’s website at www.fortis.com . A recording will be available two hours after the conference and until June 2. To hear him, please call 1 800 585-8367 or 416 621-4642 and enter the access code 94192862.

Fortis will hold its Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, May 4, at 9:00 am ET (10:30 am ET) at the Holiday Inn St. John’s, located at 180 Portugal Cove Road, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. A live webcast of the meeting will be available on the Company’s website at www.fortis.com .

About Fortis

Fortis is positioned among the North American giants in the regulated electricity and gas sector with assets of approximately C $ 48 billion. Its 8,000 employees serve clients in five Canadian provinces, nine US states and three Caribbean countries.

Fortis shares are listed on the TSX and NYSE under the symbol “FTS”.

Source: Fortis Inc.