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Vancouver Bard on the Beach Offer

July 5, 2018

BMO is Bard on the Beach’s 2018 Season Sponsor
and we’re pleased to offer BMO pensioners and employees a 15% discount to Bard performances
(Macbeth, As You Like It, Timon of Athens and Lysistrata)..

Go to Ticket Offers  to purchase tickets.

 

 


Your Morning Laugh - Curling in the Country, by Duncan MacDougall (in memoriam)

June 27, 2018

by Joan Mesic, Senior Correspondent

"Duncan MacDougall, Winnipeg, Manitoba, passed away on June 3, 2018 (refer to his obituary in the "In Memoriam" section). Duncan was a prolific contributor to our website during 2016 - 2017 and wrote 17 stories which we have published and enjoyed reading. Duncan had a few more stories which were not published as he wanted to hold them for a future date as he felt he was hogging the web and wanted others to follow his example and submit there own stories. We have contacted Duncan's daughter, Roberta Dunlop, to gain permission to publish which she has granted us.

Please CLICK to read, part of Roberta's eulogy about her dad and "Your Morning Laugh - Curling in the Country" by Duncan MacDougall (in memoriam)."


BMOFG Pensioned Employees - Central Ontario Chapter - Summer Quarterly Meeting

June 26, 2018

Reminder:

Our next Quarterly Meeting will be held on Thursday July 5th, 2018 at 1pm at the IFL.

At our July meeting we will be joined by Mr. Andrew Jordon, Regional Manager, Greater Toronto Area, Canadian Cannabis Clinics. 

Although July represents the intended legalization of cannabis, it has already been approved for and legal for,  medical purposes. We have invited Andrew to talk to us about:

  • Current legislation
  • Medical cannabis and who it can benefit
  • Canadian cannabis clinics - locations and process at the clinics
  • Cannabis as an alternative to prescription and over-the-counter medications in controlling pain (and their many negative side-effects)
  • Becoming informed -- Myth versus fact

This will be an informative and timely opportunity for our members. Please join us and bring your questions.

We hope to see you on July 5th. The meeting agenda is attached.   CLICK HERE


 

Bulletin Club 25 June 2018 Newsletter

June 23, 2018

The latest BOMPA Bulletin Club 25 Newsletter is now available.

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

Association Newsletters


IFL/Wellness Centre Availability July and August 2018

June 22, 2018

The IFL/Wellness Centre will be available to pensioners in July and August on both Tuesdays and Thursdays at the regular Thursday time with the exception of one week in August when the facility will be closed.

The closed week for the IFL and Wellness Centre will be:
          August 6th to 10th (not available to pensioners August 7th and 9th)

The first Tuesday available will be July 3rd and the last will be on August 28th.

Thanks to Bob Watson for the information.


Upcoming Mainland Nova Scotia Pensioner’s Luncheon

June 19, 2018

Please mark your calendar for Mainland Nova Scotia Pensioner’s Luncheon

        Tuesday, September 18th
        Nova Centre, Halifax, NS

Invitations, with all the details, will be sent in August.

Thanks Blair Hatherley for sharing.


 

2018 Toronto Blue Jays Ticket Offers

June 19, 2018

BMO Ticket Offers for Toronto Blue Jays games for the following dates are still available.

Go to Ticket Offers  to purchase tickets.

Sunday, Aug 12th, 1:07 pm against Tampa Bay
Sunday, Aug 26th, 1:07 pm against Philadelphia Phillies
Sunday, Sep 9th, 1:07 pm against Cleveland
Saturday, Sept. 22nd, 4:07 pm against Tampa Bay 
Wednesday, Sept 26th, 4:07 pm against Houston   

 


 

Pensioners Luncheon in Saskatoon

June 19, 2018

 Submitted by: Gaylene Burfitt

The pensioners luncheon was held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Saskatoon on Monday June 11/18. There were 34 pensioners in attendance and 2 guests.

For more pictures and a complete description, go to the Photo Gallery.

 


 

Tickets for 2018 Stratford Festival

June 18, 2018

 

SAVE UP TO 50% on 2018 STAR performances

Go to Ticket Offers  for information on how to purchase tickets.

 

 

 

 


 

Regina and area BMO Pensioners Annual Luncheon 2018

June 15, 2018

Submitted by: Gerry Syrota South Saskatchewan Pensioners

Regina and area BMO Pensioners annual luncheon was held on June 13th at Wascana Golf and Country Club in Regina with 30 in attendance.

Hosts Tafaline Wall Regional VP and Michael Beal District VP provided an update on recent initiatives and community participation. Besides enjoying a great lunch, it provided the opportunity for all to re-acquaint with former workers and old friends.

All the best to other areas as they have their events during 2018.


 

2018 Ontario Luncheons for BMO Pensioned Employees

June 4, 2018

Ontario Luncheon Venues for 2018

KINGSTON 
Wednesday, September 12th, 
12:00 Noon 
at the Vimy Officers’ Mess 
CFB Kingston 

LONDON 
Tuesday, September 11th, 
11:30 am
at the London Convention Centre
300 York Street 
Meal served at 12:30

OTTAWA 
Wednesday, September 12th, 
12:00 Noon
at the Westin Hotel
Governor General 11
11 Colonel By Drive
TORONTO
Friday, September 28th, 
12:00 Noon
at the Toronto Convention Centre
255 Front Street West

BOMPA BC Lower Mainland Lunch

May 26, 2018

Submitted by: Ron Gillies

On Thursday, May 24, thirty seven pensioners gathered for lunch at Taverna Greka in New Westminster.  For more pictures and a complete descriptions go to the Photo Gallery.


UPDATES to BMOFGPECOC (Central Ontario Chapter) Quarterly Meeting

May 12, 2018

Please note the following changes for the upcoming COC quarterly meeting in July. 

Date: from July 12th to July 5th (due to IFL's conflict for the 12th)
Assistant Director Quarterly Meetings - John Milne
Director Special Events - Vacant

Thanks Mary for sharing.


BMOFG - Pensioned Employees - Central Ontario Chapter - Spring Quarterly Meeting - April 19th 2018

May 11, 2018

Submitted by: Mary Zito, Chair, BMOFGPECOC

The guest speaker for the Spring Quarterly meeting of the Pensioned Employees Central Ontario Chapter, held on April 19th at the IFL, was Jim Burns of the Viking Wulfthorpe group. This group recently completed re-enactment scenarios at the Royal Ontario Museum Viking Age exhibit.

The group provided a historical perspective by wearing traditional Viking garments and carrying Viking weapons.  To read more on the presentation, please CLICK HERE 

This was a very exciting, captivating, and informative presentation. More information for the group of Viking re-enactors can be obtained at www. Wulfthorpe.com, or on the Wufthotpe Group FaceBook page. 

The meeting was attended by 32 members. The 50/50 draw winner was Mary Zito, and door prizes of $10 Shoppers Drug Mart were won by JoAnne Peach and Lila Lyons.

Please mark your calendar for the Summer Quarterly meeting which will be held at the IFL on Thursday July 5th.

Thanks Mary for sharing.


Sun Life Health Claim Form Mailing Address Changes 

May 10, 2018

We have been advised that the Canada Post mailing address for submitting Health Claims to Sun Life has changed. A replacement form has now been uploaded to the BMO HR website.The new mailing addresses are located at the bottom of the form on page 2.  You can download the updated form by going to the login page at the MyHR webite at  myHR BMO Portal.  Please Click Here


BMO Nova Centre Branch - Grand Opening

May 10, 2018

To help mark this occasion, you are invited to grand Opening Celebration by participating in the ribbon cutting ceremony, speeches, refreshments, prizes and a tour of a new smart branch.

May 31, 2018
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 pm.
1695 Grafton St. , Halifax, NS

RSVP via emal Alyssa.Kelly@bmo.com or call (902) 421-3847 to confirm attendance

Thanks for sharing Blair Hatherley 


Northern Alberta April 2018 Newsletter

May 7, 2018

The latest BOMPA Northern Alberta Newsletter is now available.

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

Association Newsletters


 

Freeman Clowery - A Tribute to the Late, Former Corporate Archivist, Bank of Montreal

May 2, 2018

by Joan Mesic, Senior Correspondent

On April 11, 2018 Mr. Freeman Clowery, former Corporate Archivist, Bank of Montreal, passed away at the age of 95 in Sherbrooke (Lennoxville), Quebec. Mr. Clowery's obituary was posted on our website in the "In Memoriam" section, April, 2018. Mr. Clowery was a unique individual with a penchant for collecting all kinds of things. His generous donation of his personal collection of the medals of the Governers General of Canada personifies his interest in preserving history through artifacts.  He was well-known and liked in the Sherbrooke area. To read more about Mr. Clowery and his interesting life,  go to the Archives or Click Here

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