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2019 BMO RSA Children's Holiday Party Flyer

Sep 19, 2019

Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019
Time: 9:00am - 12:00 noon or 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: Dave & Buster’s 120 Interchange Way, Concord, Ontario L4K 5C3

Great fun for the whole family!  REGISTRATION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 18, 2019

Event is open to children/grandchildren (2-16 years old) of employees (fulltime/ contract) and pensioners (friends’ children, niece/nephews etc. are NOT eligible). Maximum 2 Adults - 1 must be a BMO employee. Registrations for adults only (i.e. without any children) will not be accepted. 

Click the button on the right to get details on ticket information.  Ticket Offers

Thanks Zoe Warner for sharing



Sep 17, 2019

This past Tuesday, 21 pensioners and partners met at the Pacific Northwest Raptors attraction in Duncan, BC and were treated to a tour of the grounds, followed by an interesting and educational flying show of many of the birds. ‘Manwe’ the bald eagle stole the show as he flew over the crowd and Twain, the tiny American kestrel, was a hit with everyone. The Raptors employee team is comprised of a group of biologists and falconers on Vancouver Island, who created The Raptors to bring people closer to birds of prey. Their goal is to “educate, illuminate and encourage a sense of personal responsibility for the future of these essential creatures we share the planet with”.

After the show we shared a picnic lunch under sunny skies, had a 50-50 draw and a few door prizes and a great time was had by all! We will all be looking forward to our next get together for Christmas!

Click the button for all pictures BOMPA VANC FALL REUNION

Thanks Joan Firkins for sharing


BMO Pensioners Luncheon, Sault Ste Marie - September 11, 2019

Sep 11, 2019

Here are pictures from 2019  Sault Ste Marie BMO Pensioners Luncheon. Thank you for a lovely luncheon at Delta Hotel.  So nice to get together with old friends.

Thanks Sheila Plante for sharing


RSA African Lion Safari Tickets

Sep 10, 2019

RSA invites you to "Go Wild !!" on Saturday September 14 or Sunday September 15, 2019

Event is open to all of BMO Financial Group, their families and BMO FG Pensioners

Click the button on the right to get details on ticket information.  Ticket Offers

Thanks Michelle Christie for sharing


BMO Pensioners Luncheon, London, ON - September 10, 2019

Sep 10, 2019

Here are pictures taken on September 10, 2019, at the Luncheon at Four Points by Sheraton Hotel and Conference Hall in London Ontario.

Enjoy !

Click the button for all pictures BMO Pensioners Luncheon

Thanks Chuck Joynt and Jim Martin​ for sharing




BC Lower Mainland Luncheon and AGM

Sep 6, 2019

Wednesday, September 18 th is the date of this year’s AGM at the Arbutus Club, 2001 Nanton Avenue (29 th & Arbutus). The bar will open at 11:15 followed by lunch at 12:15. As this is our Annual General Meeting, the executive have decided we will not be requesting the usual $10 payment for lunch. Lunch  is free for BOMPA members. Cost for non-members is $15, or join and pay your $15 annual membership and lunch is free! The nominating committee advises that candidates for all positions have been secured and will be proposed to the membership as represented by those attending the meeting, however nominations from the floor will still be entertained – you can even nominate yourself. No need to be nervous about being sideswiped into an unwanted position by attending. Following the election we will have a speaker from the Better Business Bureau.

Please RSVP no later than Friday, September 13th. For further details on RSVP contact, see Event Announcements

Thanks Ron Gillies for sharing


BC Lower Mainland Newsletter - August 2019

August 31, 2019

The latest BOMPA Lower Mainland Newsletter  is now available.

Go to the Association Newsletters webpage to read the latest issue. 

Thanks to Ron Gillies for sharing.






"Wanted Poster" (calling all BMO Cyber Pensioner members)

August 26, 2019

The Pinkerton & Co., United States, Detective Agency issued a 'Wanted Poster' January 10th, 1891 for James N. Henry an absconding thief. An award of $1,000 was offered by Bank of Montreal, of Montreal, Canada for the arrest and delivery of Mr. Henry for obtaining money on forged bills. For further details, please CLICK HERE.

This poster was provided to us by BMO Corporate Archives who, although cannot offer a monetary award, are always on the look out for material and artifacts from members who would like them to be captured in their archival collection. Corporate Archives are trying to expand their reach throughout the pensioner community as the experience of working with the bank for 30 or more years is becoming scarce.For contact details, please CLICK HERE.


BOMPA Southern Alberta - Stage West Theatre

August 25, 2019


THERE GOES THE BRIDE -- Wednesday Matinee Sept 25, 2019 -- Doors open 10:30 AM -- Performance begins at 12:00 PM -- 727 - 42 Ave SE, Calgary

For further details, see Events.


Southern Alberta Newsletter - July 2019

August 14, 2019


The latest BOMPA Southern Alberta Newsletter  is now available.

Go to the Association Newsletters webpage to read the latest issue. 

Thanks to Gilliam McKinnon for sharing.







"Life Over the Bank" from Bank of Montreal's Concordia magazine

August 13, 2019

Our friends in BMO Corporate Archives have been helping us research some material for our website and the following story which appeared in the bank's magazine, Concordia, November 1977 is one which is interesting and also funny.  Enjoy and don't forget we are always looking for your stories, photos and letters for the web.  Please send your submissions to 

Click Here to read the story

“Material and images are the property of BMO Financial Group's Corporate Archives. No part of the material or photographs may be reproduced, copied, modified or adapted, without the prior written consent of the Corporate Archives.”



Cape Breton Pensioners’ Luncheon

August 12, 2019

Save the date

Cape Breton Pensioners’ Luncheon

Date: September 26th, 2019

Location: Flavour 19, 1225 Grand Lake Road, Sydney, NS


Reception at 11:30 and lunch at noon

Invitations will be sent shortly

Thanks to Blair Hatherley for the information.


Reminder - New Venue for BMO Pensioners' Luncheon in London 

August 6, 2019

Please note the location change for the BMO Pensioners' Luncheon in London for this year.  The new venue information is indicated on the invite.

Four Points by Sheraton, 1150 Wellington Road South, London, ON

The new venue is very close to the 401 exit (Wellington Rd). It has lots of free parking and is on one level.   

Looking forward to seeing you there !


Another BMO Cyberpensioner Membership Milestone Reached !

July 31, 2019

We just registered Member #3200.

Congratulations to Tammy Ford of Claresholm, AB

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Thanks Jim O'Neill for sharing.


Discover the Fraser Cruise - July 24th, 2019

July 26, 2019

On a perfect day a paddlewheeler cruise on the Fraser River (the mightiest river in BC) would be wonderful and that is what twenty-eight pensioners enjoyed last Wednesday.  Our knowledgeable sea guide told us about the history of the passing shore sights. The dolphins (no, not those kind, the ones you tie logs up to), the tug boats, the remains of the ‘Pen’ where a pub and restaurant now provide a different and more pleasant atmosphere (plus good food) and the bridges (the Skytrain bridge, the Pattullo and the Port Mann). Not to miss the very user friendly development by the City of New Westminster along the docks from the Quay to the Skytrain bridge...really a brilliant jewel for the City.  The lunch was excellent and a beverage service was provided as well.  It went all too fast…. Next year there is talk of another venture to a different destination.  

For more pictures of this event, click the button on the right.  Photo Album

Thanks Ron Gillies and Earl Hansford for sharing.


Lower Mainland BOMPA Golf Tournament - June 6, 2019

July 10, 2019

As promised by Golf President Allan Miller, the day was splendid weatherwise and in every other way. Some 34 golfers enjoyed the scenery at Country Meadows Golf Course in Richmond and a few made very good shots to win acclaim and fleeting fame.  This year’s winning team was made up of Dawn and Paul Corcoran together with Diane and Richard White  (5 under par) – awardees of the Peter Vale Memorial trophy.  That is despite a score card turned in by the four reception ladies touting a 6 under par achievement – the latter was declared Fake News by Score guru Bill Dodds. Long Drives were taken by Cathy Hansford and Stu Clark. KP’s by Vicki Sorrenson and Frank Costanzo. Several more joined the group for dinner and socialization. Draws and auctions of items generously donated by BMO associates filled out the day. Everyone went home before dark – except, those coming from Whitehorse, Kamloops, Hope and Qualicum, B.C.

Pictures of the happy golfers are online and apologies from the photographer for some camera difficulties that saw a few heads chopped off and some sliced in half. But you get the gist that a great day was had by all.

For more pictures of this event, click the button on the right.  Photo Album

Thanks Ron Gillies for sharing.


Quebec Bulletin Club 25 - July, 2019

July 26 2019

The latest Bulletin Club 25 (En & Fr)  is now available.

Go to the Association Newsletters webpage to read the latest issue. 

Thanks to Danielle Lamarche for sharing.






Volunteer Wanted - Ontario Pensioners' Luncheon Committee

July 16, 2019

Can you answer yes to the following:

Enjoy working with a team?

Able to commute to a meeting room at Bay and Bloor, Toronto?

Comfortable with Excel database management and Word merge?

Able to work 2/3 hours once a week from July through September?

Please send us an email at

Registrar Appointment - Alastair (Al) Bateson

July 15, 2019

Please join me and welcome Al to your Cyber Pensioners' team.

Al began a 35-year career with BMO as branch Administration Manager Trainee. He progressed in the branch system before being seconded to a Personal Banking HQ Task Force. This led to a series of HQ roles first in operations and then in marketing, culminating in responsibility for branch distribution planning and construction. Since retiring in 2007 Al has enjoyed focusing on family, international travel, investment management and supporting the local community.

Updated Flyer for 2019 Toronto Blue Jays Tickets

July 8, 2019

Here is an updated flyer for the 2019 Blue Jays Ticket Offers.

Baseball is back in season. Last call for this great offer, great seats! There are a limited Number of tickets available through this offer, so it is on a first come basis. THEY ARE EXPECTED TO SELL OUT QUICKLY

Sunday Sept  15th  1:07 pm vs. New York Yankees

Visit the TICKET OFFERS page to purchase tickets.



NB Pensioners' Luncheon 2019

June 28, 2019



The next NB Pensioners' Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. See the image for more details.


Thanks to Susan Parker for the information.






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 New Members

September 20, 2019
Paul Purcell of Pickering, ON

September 19, 2019
Hansa Thakkar of Sarnia, ON

September 18, 2019
Shirley Silva of Delta, BC

September 15, 2019
Almas Lalji of Toronto, ON

September 11, 2019
Barbara Oakes of Caledonia, ON
Albert Chan of North York, ON
Laura Akai (Mastrogiuseppe) of Pickering, ON

September 8, 2019
Annie Pinteric of Markham, ON
Micheline Panneton of Saint-Laurent, QC

September 7, 2019
Lynn MacPhee of Orleans, ON

September 6, 2019
Maria Simas of London, ON

September 5, 2019
Melba Powell of Shawville, QC

September 4, 2019
Paul Melnychuk of Ajax, ON

August 30, 2019
Joanne Pearce of Bath, ON

August 29, 2019
Patricia Slack of Pickering, ON

August 26, 2019
Margaret Blair (Van Dongen) of Cochrane, AB

August 25, 2019
Kristina (Tina) Ziobakas of Burlington, ON

August 23, 2019
Donna Rodericks of Airdrie, AB
Paola Maia Stefania Crocetti of Woodbridge, ON

August 20, 2019
Richard Camm of Walpole, NH
Carmen Forcier of Montréal, QB

August 17, 2019
Patricia Gray of Smiths falls, ON
Pamela Leitao of Brampton, ON

August 15, 2019
Beth Sartori of Grand Bend, ON
Vida Brake of Corner Brook, Nl

August 12 2019
Carmela Findlay of Concord, ON
Thomas Handley of Rancho Santa Fe, CA

August 7 2019
Elizabeth Cook of Ottawa, ON

August 6 2019
Adrian Cheung of Toronto, ON

August 1 2019
Peter Allen of Lower Sackville, NS

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