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BMO FINANCIAL GROUP

Established in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group (TSX, NYSE: BMO) is a highly diversified financial services organization. With total assets of $542 billion as at January 31, 2013 and more than 46,000 employees, BMO provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management, and investment banking products and solutions. 

BMO has contributed to the socio-economic development of Nova Scotia since 1867, providing financing to local businesses and community groups through sponsorships, donations, and employee involvement in their respective communities.

BMO Bank of Montreal operates 30 branches in Nova Scotia, including 11 in HRM. BMO Nesbitt Burns has seven locations in the province, and BMO Harris Private Banking serves customers from its Halifax location.

BMO Financial Group employs more than 500 people in Nova Scotia.

BMO Bank of Montreal is a leader in small, medium, and large commercial business lending in Atlantic Canada and is open for business.  BMO is also focused on helping its customers make sense of financial matters by providing clarity surrounding financial choices and decisions, and helping them save money through initiatives such as BMO SmartSteps for individuals and for business as well as BMO Smartsteps for Parents, Students & Investing. 

BMO Financial Group is one of the leading corporate donors in Nova Scotia and Canada, with total contributions of over $33 million in 2012.  BMO is a major supporter of  Dalhousie  University and committed $1.5 million in support of Dalhousie University’s latest fundraising campaign to become a founding partner of Dalhousie University’s Centre for Family Business and Regional Prosperity.   BMO also supported Acadia University with $750,000 for scholarships, St. Mary’s University with a $400,000 donation, Cape Breton University with $300,000, Cape Breton Regional Hospital with $250,000, and many other organizations including local chapters of United Way, Kids Help Phone, Mental Health Association and the QE11 and IWK Hospitals through BustaMove. BMO is also lead sponsor of the BMO Centre in Bedford. 

Many BMO Financial Group employees work with local volunteers and serve on the boards of community, health, education and business organizations, while also involved in local fundraising and support through the BMO Employee Charitable Foundation.