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Dividends paid by BCE to Canadian residents are eligible dividends for Canadian income tax purposes

Schedule of dividend payments

Below is a schedule of payment dates for 2022. It is important to note that this is subject to dividends being declared by the Board of Directors. When a dividend payment date falls on a day during the weekend or on a holiday, the payment is made on the following business day.

Declaration Record Payment Dividend number Amount of dividend
December 9, 2021 December 31, 2021 (Friday) January 12, 2022 (Wednesday) 125 $0.05104
December 9, 2021 January 31, 2022 (Monday) February 14, 2022 (Monday) 126 $0.05104
February 2, 2022 February 28, 2022 (Monday) March 14, 2022 (Monday) 127 $0.05104
March 3, 2022 March 31, 2022 (Thursday) April 12, 2022 (Tuesday) 128 $0.05592
March 3, 2022 April 29, 2022 (Friday) May 12, 2022 (Thursday) 129 $0.06215
May 4, 2022 May 31, 2022 (Tuesday) June 13, 2022 (Monday) 130 $0.06667
May 4, 2022 June 30, 2022 (Thursday) July 12, 2022 (Tuesday) 131 $0.07673
May 4, 2022 July 29, 2022 (Friday) August 12, 2022 (Friday) 132 $0.08919
August 3, 2022 August 31, 2022 (Wednesday) September 12, 2022 (Monday) 133 $0.09792
August 3, 2022 September 29, 2022 (Thursday) October 12, 2022 (Wednesday) 134 $0.10990
August 3, 2022 October 31, 2022 (Monday) November 14, 2022 (Monday) 135 $0.11523
November 2, 2022 November 30, 2022 (Wednesday) December 12, 2022 (Monday) 136 $0.12396
December 8, 2022 December 30, 2022 (Friday) January 12, 2023 (Thursday) 137 Floating
December 8, 2022 January 31, 2023 (Tuesday) February 13, 2023 (Monday) 138 Floating
AI AJ

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Cusip

Shares outstanding

BCE.PR.I

05534B711

9,535,040

BCE.PR.J

05534B653

4,464,960

Former symbol BC.PR.C (formerly Bell Canada - Series 19) N/A
Annual dividend 3.39% per annum Floating
Dividend payment dates The 1st day of Feb., May, August and Nov. The 12th day of every month
Dividend terms Until August 1, 2026, series AI shareholders are entitled to receive quarterly cash dividends of 3.39% per annum computed in accordance with the terms and conditions attached to such shares Until August 1, 2026, series AJ shareholders are entitled to receive monthly floating adjustable cash dividends, computed in accordance with the terms and conditions attached to such shares
Redemption price $25.00 $25.50
Redemption terms BCE may redeem the series AI shares on August 1, 2026 or on August 1 every five years thereafter for $25.00 per share BCE Inc. may redeem the series AJ shares at any time for $25.50 per share
Convertible into First Preferred Shares, Series AJ First Preferred Shares, Series AI
Conversion date August 1, 2026 August 1, 2026
Conversion terms Holders of series AI shares will, subject to the automatic conversion provisions, have the right to convert, on August 1, 2026 and on August 1 every five years thereafter, their shares into an equal number of series AJ shares upon giving to BCE notice thereof as per the terms and conditions of the conversion Holders of series AJ shares will, subject to the automatic conversion provisions, have the right to convert, on August 1, 2026 and on August 1 every five years thereafter, their shares into an equal number of series AI shares upon giving to BCE notice thereof as per the terms and conditions of the conversion
Automatic conversion Following the close of business on last day for tendering the shares for conversion by holders of series AI and series AJ shares, if BCE determines that there would be outstanding on a conversion date less than 2,000,000 series AI shares, such remaining number of series AI shares shall automatically be converted into an equal number of series AJ shares. Additionally, if BCE determines at such time that there would be outstanding on such conversion date less than 2,000,000 series AJ shares, then no series AI shares shall be converted into series AJ shares Following the close of business on last day for tendering the shares for conversion by holders of series AJ and series AI shares, if BCE determines that there would be outstanding on a conversion date less than 2,000,000 series AJ shares, such remaining number of series AJ shares shall automatically be converted into an equal number of series AI shares. Additionally, if BCE determines at such time that there would be outstanding on such conversion date less than 2,000,000 series AI shares, then no series AJ shares shall be converted into series AI shares