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BMO Financial Group

June 21, 2010 09:30 ET

Media Advisory-The State of the Economy: How Small Businesses in Quebec Can Take Advantage of the Recovery

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - June 21, 2010) - Media representatives are invited to a media briefing on Tuesday June 22 at 10:00 a.m. featuring Michel Leblanc of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, Maurice Marchon of HEC Montréal and Victor Pellegrino of BMO Bank of Montreal (TSX:BMO)(NYSE:BMO).

These experts will present their economic outlook and discuss key concerns and issues for small and medium-size businesses while suggesting initiatives that SMEs can take to enhance their competitiveness.

WHAT:   Experts speaking on key issues, including:
    Quebec's economic outlook;
    The Canadian dollar and the turbulence in global markets;
    SMEs, their main challenges and solutions;
    Targeted measures that could help SMEs increase their productivity and profitability while developing new markets.
WHO:   Michel Leblanc, President and CEO, Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
    Maurice Marchon, Professor, Institute of Applied Economics, HEC Montréal
    Victor Pellegrino, Vice-President, Commercial Banking, BMO Bank of Montreal
WHERE:   BMO Bank of Montreal, 119 Saint-Jacques Street West, First Floor, Conference Room
WHEN:   Tuesday, June 22, 2010, at 10:00 a.m.

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