Event Announcements

Upcoming BC Lower Mainland Quarterly Lunch – March 21st

February 18, 2018

Our next luncheon will be held on Wednesday, March 21st at the Arbutus Club, 2001 Nanton Avenue (29th & Arbutus).  New members and recent retirees are encouraged to join us.

The bar will open at 11:15am as usual, followed by lunch at 12:15pm.  We are again asking for a donation of $10 towards the cost of the lunch and room.

Our guest speaker will be Valerie Tissera from “Nurse Next Door”.  This independent company offers in home care and assistance to seniors, enabling them to remain in their own home and environment.  She will outline the services offered by their company and will also bring a “nurse” with her to answer any questions.  They offer short term solutions or longer term care.  It will be good to be prepared!

Please RSVP no later than Friday, March 16th to:

Pat Hanbury                            604-731-5191

Gwen Lamacraft                     604-273-7481

Bernie Ewards                        604-946-1878

Marilyn Myers                        604-929-3593 


BMO - Bank of Montreal - Curling FUNSPIEL - Saturday March 24th 2018

The BMO – Bank of Montreal Funspiel is a fun (less competitive) curling bonspiel open to BMO Financial group employees and their family and friends.

When:       Saturday, March 24, 2018 
Where:      Bayview Country Club
Ticket:      $170 per team ($42.50 per person)

Entry Deadline: Friday February 23rd , 2018

For full details of this event and the ticket order form, CLICK HERE.


BMO RSA Chinese New Year event- March 3, 2018



Come and Celebrate the Year of the Dog 

This celebration is restricted to BMO Financial Group employees & pensioners, with a maximum of one guest each.

When:       Saturday, March 3, 2018 
Where:      Premiere Ballroom & Convention Centre in Richmond Hill  (
Ticket:      $43.00 per person (includes Chinese ten-course banquet, entertainment, lucky draws and dancing)

Order your tickets now, as tables are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis.

With RSA's continuous support, this banquet has been a popular celebration.   Sincere gratitude goes to our generous sponsors from the Greater Toronto Division, BMO Private Banking and BMO Nesbitt Burns.

For full details of this event and the ticket order form, CLICK HERE.

Central Ontario Chapter Pensioners Summer Event

Lunch and Theatre at Herongate Barn Theatre

Where:     Herongate Barn Theatre (
                  2885 Altona Road,  Locust Hill, ON

When:      Thursday, June 21, 2018 at noon (arrival between 12pm and 12:30pm).  
                 Since Herongate is such a popular venue, and since several groups are interested  in this                                               matinee,  Herongate management has requested early confirmation.

Cost:        $58.00 which includes lunch, show and taxes. 
                 This is a group rate for 40 or more people (spouses and guests are welcome). 

Details:   For information on the play -  "Ladies Foursome", CLICK HERE
                Lunch includes a delicious home made meal with several salads, pop, coffee and dessert.  

How to book:  

Please follow the steps below to book your seats.  We have set aside 40 placeholders.  If we are below 40 people, the cost will go up to $63.00.  If more than 40 people wish to attend, we will try to get more space, however, this Theatre sells out quickly, so we will have to act quickly.

  1. Call Herongate Barn Theatre at  905-472-3085 or 1-866-902-9885 and provide your name, number in your party and your credit card to reserve your seats
  2. During the call, indicate you are part of the BMO Pensioners group.
  3. Send a note to indicating your name and number in your party that you have reserved. I will track this to see if we need additional space.

The shows at Herongate are excellent, and so is the food. I am sure we will all have a great time. Mark your calendars!

If you have any questions, please contact Jo-Ann by email at the above address.


The 78th Annual Kingston Curling Bonspiel is right around the corner. 

     DATE: Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
     PLACE: Cataraqui Golf & Country Club, Kingston, Ontario

This event is the LONGEST STANDING  BMO SOCIAL TRADITION in the 200 Year history of the Bank and is open to all BMO Financial Group employees and pensioned employees, regardless of curling skill or any other perceived barriers for that matter. 

A maximum of 24 rinks is being accepted on a first come first serve basis.

This is an opportunity to step out of your Branch, Department, District, Division, or even Province to meet your BMOFG peers and enjoy amazing camaraderie among BMO Bankers from all walks of the Bank…IT, Commercial Banking, Corporate Finance, Capital Markets, Private Banking, P&C, NB, Harris…it’s a great mix of people. 

Curling is a lot like golf in that everyone can enjoy playing the game regardless of skill level.  Please join us.

To get further details about this event and how to register, CLICK HERE

If you experience any difficulty with the registration or have any questions whatsoever, please send an email to and Marc or Ken will get back to you. 
Marc Beaulne
Bank of Montreal, Transit 2444
Constitution Square 9th floor 
Ottawa, Ontario
Phone: (613) 564-0413
Ken McCrimmon
Senior Technology Officer
777 Bay Street, 21st floor
Toronto, Ontario
Phone: (416) 349-7458



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