BMO Opens Bigger Branch to Match Growing Pickering Community



    
    -   New branch represents investment of $1.8 million and an additional
        6,500 square feet
    -   Branch offers extended hours, including Saturdays
    -   Branch team, including investment and wealth management
        professionals, ready to deliver an exceptional customer experience in
        six languages
    

    PICKERING, ON, June 15 /CNW/ - BMO Bank of Montreal today officially
opened its newest branch located at 1360 Kingston Road, Unit 15 in Pickering.
The branch, relocated from its old location at 1298 Kingston Road, features
larger premises, expanded services and convenient hours to better serve the
community.
    "We are pleased to be able to continue serving the community of
Pickering," said Sheri Purcell, Branch Manager, BMO Bank of Montreal. "Our new
branch offers our customers a very high level of customer service and an even
broader range of specialized financial services all under one roof," added Ms.
Purcell.
    The new BMO branch is club sponsor of the Pickering Soccer Club, which
funds 20 teams for children aged nine and under throughout the area.
    "This past weekend, BMO hosted a Mini Soccer Festival at Kinsmen Park
which was a great opportunity for us to meet our friends and neighbours in the
community and deepen our relationships with our customers," said Ms. Purcell.
"We've held several events like this before and the enthusiasm never ceases to
amaze me."
    For greater convenience, the Highway 2 & Liverpool branch is wheelchair
accessible, features ample parking and three Instabank machines for everyday
financial transactions.

    
    The branch will operate from:

           Monday to Wednesday     9:30am to 4:30pm
           Thursday and Friday     9:30am to 8:00pm
           Saturday                9:30am to 3:00pm
    

    "The Greater Toronto Area remains the economic centre of Canada and
should continue to attract investment from both domestic and foreign sources,"
said Robert Kavcic, Economist, BMO Capital Markets. "The city boasts
above-average population growth and household income, and should continue to
see solid long-term economic growth," added Mr. Kavcic.
    "If you're one of the millions of AIR MILES collectors in Canada, we have
another reason for you to bank with BMO," said Craig Sullivan, Personal
Banking Area Manager, Durham West, BMO Bank of Montreal. "No other bank can
help you collect faster and redeem more quickly because we are the only major
financial institution that rewards debit and credit card purchases, including
online purchases, with access to a comprehensive choice of more than 800
reward and travel options," added Mr. Sullivan.





For further information:

For further information: Media Contact: Kasia Lech, kasia.lech@bmo.com,
(416) 867-3996, Internet: www.bmo.com


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