Canadian Utilities Limited Annual General Meeting to Be Held Thursday, May 5, 2011


EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 4, 2011) - Canadian Utilities Limited (TSX:CU) (TSX:CU.X) will hold its 84th annual meeting of Share Owners on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 10 a.m. Canadian Utilities reported for 2010 earnings of $435.0 million, adjusted earnings of $440.9 million, and increased share owner dividends for the 38th consecutive year.

Where:Fairmont Hotel Macdonald
10065 - 100th Street
Edmonton, Alberta
Media Opportunities:Cameras are welcome in the main meeting room
Nancy Southern, President & CEO, will be available following the meeting

Alberta-based Canadian Utilities Limited, an ATCO company, with more than 5,700 employees and assets of approximately $10 billion, delivers service excellence and innovative business solutions worldwide with leading companies engaged in Utilities (pipelines, natural gas and electricity transmission and distribution), Energy (power generation, natural gas gathering, processing, storage and liquids extraction) and Technologies (business systems solutions). More information can be found at

Forward-Looking Information:

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Carson Ackroyd
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
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