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May 31, 2011 12:00 ET

BMO Opens New Full-Service Branch in Gibsons, British Columbia

Gibsons is Home to "The Beachcombers"-One of Canada's Longest Running TV Series (1972-1990)

- Branch Represents a $1.2 Million Investment in the Gibsons Community

- Free Coin Counting Machine for Consumers

GIBSONS, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 31, 2011) - BMO Bank of Montreal today announced the opening of its newly relocated branch in Upper Gibsons at 101 – 1001 Gibsons Way. The new branch is located 1.5 km from the former location with access from Gibsons Way and Mahon Road.

"BMO Bank of Montreal has invested $1.2 million into providing the Gibsons community a more modern and convenient branch, along with the broad range of financial services our customers have come to expect," said Debra Carson, Branch Manager, BMO Bank of Montreal. "We encourage new and existing customers to come in and speak with our team about their financial needs, including home purchases such as BMO's five-year fixed low-rate mortgage with a maximum 25-year amortization, which can help our customers become mortgage free faster."

Customers will be served by a team of seven employees, and have access to a financial planner, a BMO Nesbitt Burns investment advisor, a BMO Harris Private Banking wealth consultant, a commercial account manager and a small business banker.

"We encourage all Canadians to visit our new branch, and tour the lovely town of Gibsons, including Molly's Reach where Nick, Relic and the gang from 'The Beachcombers' served up many memories," said Ms. Carson.

Customers can also expect:

  • Access to commercial account and deposit services;
  • One Instabank automated banking machine (ABM);
  • Free coin counting machine;
  • Full wheelchair accessibility; and
  • Ample free parking.
BMO's new Gibsons branch hours of operation are:
9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday; and
9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday

The Gibsons grand opening celebration will take place on June 4, 2011.

BMO in the Community

Since its founding in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group has been committed to corporate and social responsibility. In 2008 BMO announced its largest donation to date in the province - $2 million to BC Children's Hospital. BMO is also proud to be the first Founding Partner of Vancouver Whitecaps FC.

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