Media Advisory - BMO Hosts Launch of WEConnect Canada



    Organization dedicated to supporting women-owned businesses

    TORONTO, April 24 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group will host a breakfast to
launch WEConnect Canada: a new Canadian non-profit organization that works to
connect firms that are at least 51 per cent owned, managed and controlled by
women with the growing corporate and public sector demand for diverse
suppliers.
    An affiliate of WEConnect International, the Canadian group will partner
with corporations, associations, governments, women entrepreneurs and their
supporters to accelerate the growth of women-owned businesses across the
country. BMO is proud to be a founding corporate member of WEConnect Canada.

    
    WHAT:   Launch of WEConnect Canada

    WHO:    Laraine Kaminsky, Lead Strategist, WEConnect
            Cathy Pin, Vice-President, Customer Strategies and Programs,
             P&C Canada, BMO Financial Group

    WHEN:   Monday, April 27, 2009
            8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (Continental Breakfast to be provided)

    WHERE:  68th Floor, First Canadian Place, 100 King St. West, Toronto
    

    All media who wish to attend may register by contacting Peter Scott at
416-867-4711 or PeterE.Scott@bmo.com.






For further information:

For further information: Media contacts: BMO Financial Group, Peter
Scott, PeterE.Scott@bmo.com, (416) 867-4711; WEConnect Canada, Laraine
Kaminsky, Lead Strategist, (613) 230-3888 or 1-877-857-3888; Betty Wood, Head
of Qualification and Programs, bwood@weconnectcanada.org, (289) 242-8266;
Websites: www.bmo.com, www.weconnectcanada.org


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