Media Advisory: RONA's Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Media Advisory: RONA's Annual Meeting of Shareholders 
BOUCHERVILLE, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 04/23/13 -- RONA inc.
(TSX:RON)(TSX:RON.PR.A), the largest Canadian distributor and
retailer of hardware, renovation and gardening products, is inviting
media representatives and the financial community to its annual
meeting of shareholders on Tuesday, May 14, at 11 a.m. at its head
office in Boucherville.  
Robert Chevrier, Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors; Robert
Sawyer, President and Chief Executive Officer; and Dominique Boies,
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present
the highlights from 2012 and the corporation's outlook for the

Where:    RONA's head office located at 220 chemin du Tremblay in           
          Boucherville, Quebec (Academie entrance)                          
When:     Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Meeting starts at 11 a.m. (arrival at 10:30
          a.m. is recommended)                                              

Television and still cameras will be permitted five minutes before
and after the meeting. Journalists will not be permitted to ask
questions during the meeting. 
Question period for members of the media 
A question period with Robert Chevrier, Robert Sawyer and Dominique
Boies has been arranged for members of the media following the
meeting. Photos will be authorized at this moment. Please note that a
light snack will be offered. You can confirm your attendance to this
event in advance by sending an email to Valerie Lamarre.  
Live broadcast and replay 
The annual meeting of shareholders will be broadcast live (audio
only) beginning at 11 a.m. at An audio replay of
the meeting will be available for future consultation beginning on
May 14 in the afternoon. 
About RONA 
RONA is the largest Canadian distributor and retailer of hardware,
home renovation and gardening products. The Corporation operates a
network of over 800 corporate, franchise and affiliate retail stores
of various sizes and formats under different banners, and a network
of 14 hardware and construction materials distribution centres. RONA
is also a leader in the specialized p
lumbing and HVAC market,
primarily serving commercial and professional customers with a
network of close to 60 sales outlets and four distribution centres
across the country. With close to 28,000 employees, the RONA store
network generates consolidated sales of $4.8 billion. For more
information, visit
Valerie Lamarre
Senior Advisor, Communications and Public Affairs
514-599-5900, ext. 5271 
Financial Community
Stephane Milot
Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations
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