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BMO Rings in the Lunar New Year


TORONTO - BMO Bank of Montreal is celebrating the Lunar New Year to ring in the Year of the Rabbit. In support of Canada’s growing Asian community, a total of 68 BMO branches across Canada will offer new and existing customers the chance to win $5,000.

“BMO has a long history of supporting multi-cultural communities in Canada and this campaign is another demonstration of our ongoing commitment,” said Su McVey, Vice-President, Customer Communications & Marketing, BMO Bank of Montreal. “We are happy to celebrate this significant cultural festival and welcome the Year of the Rabbit.”

The New Year promotion contest runs between February 1 and February 28, 2011. When customers deposit a minimum of $5,000 into a new or existing Everyday Banking Account, they will receive a chance to win one of eight prizes of $5,000. New and existing customers are eligible to win.

Visit or call 1 800 665 8800 for a full list of participating branches and contest rules.

BMO’s Support for New Canadians and Multicultural Communities

* BMO regularly supports multicultural community events including its recent sponsorship of the Dragon Ball in Toronto, TaiwanFest, and Mandarin Profile Award Presentation.
* BMO is the only financial institution in Canada to establish an affinity card partnership that reaches out specifically to the Asian community through the Chinese Professionals Association of Canada (CPAC). CPAC is a federally registered, not-for-profit organization which serves as an advocate for immigrant professionals of Chinese descent
* BMO’s workforce mirrors the diversity of the Canadian mosaic and where possible BMO provides service in the language of our customers’ choice

BMO is the only Canadian bank with branches in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong and has spent more than 25 years assisting new immigrants with advisory services. In October 2010, BMO officially opened its new incorporated subsidiary, Bank of Montreal (China) Co. Ltd. (BMO ChinaCo), and with our investment banking representative office in Beijing, representative office in Taipei and ownership position in Fullgoal Fund Management, BMO’s presence in China is unmatched by its peers.


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