The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.
TSX : PJC.A

The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.

October 16, 2007 07:00 ET

REMINDER/The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.: Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 16, 2007) - The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. (the "Company" or the "Jean Coutu Group")(TSX:PJC.A) wishes to remind the public that its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Tuesday October 16, 2007, at 9:30 am ET at the Head Office of the Company, 551 Beriault Street, Longueuil, Quebec.

The Meeting will also be webcast on the corporate website at www.jeancoutu.com.

Representatives of the Jean Coutu Group will meet the press after the Meeting.



What: The Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of the Jean Coutu Group
(PJC) Inc.

When: Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Where: The Jean Coutu Group Head Office
551 Beriault Street, Longueuil

Annual General Meeting starts at 9:30 a.m.
Press meeting will be held following the Meeting (around 11:00
a.m.)


About The Jean Coutu Group

The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. operates a network of 328 franchised drugstores in Canada located in the provinces of Quebec, New Brunswick and Ontario (under the banners of PJC Jean Coutu, PJC Clinique and PJC Sante Beaute) and employs more than 15,500 people. The Jean Coutu Group is one of the most trusted names in Canadian pharmacy retailing. The Company holds a significant interest in Rite Aid Corporation, one of the United States' leading drugstore chains with approximately 5,100 drugstores in 31 states and the District of Columbia.

Contact Information

  • Source:
    The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.
    www.jeancoutu.com
    or
    Information:
    Michael Murray
    Director, Investor Relations
    450-646-9611, ext. 1068
    or
    Helene Bisson
    Director, Public Relations
    450-646-9611, ext. 1165