BOUCHERVILLE, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - May 15, 2013) - RONA (TSX:RON)(TSX:RON.PR.A) the largest Canadian distributor and retailer of hardware, renovation and gardening products, announces that the Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.3272 per share on Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Class A Preferred Shares, Series 6. This dividend will be paid on July 2, 2013 to holders of record on June 14, 2013.

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 plumbing 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 revenues of $4.9 billion. For more information, visit

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