Category: Diversity and inclusion

Through leader advocacy, innovative talent practices and ambitious workforce representation goals, BMO is focused on achieving industry leadership by increasing diversity and fostering inclusivity across all levels of the organization.


A colourful graduation cap stands out in a sea of black graduation caps Reducing barriers to education for Indigenous students at Thompson Rivers University

 

Community giving, Diversity and inclusion

To support our commitment to the education, employment and economic empowerment of Indigenous communities, BMO is donating $750,000 to Thompson Rivers University (TRU) over eight years. The donation will fund awards and support the undergraduate research of Indigenous students, which represent 10 percent of TRU’s student population at their Kamploops B.C. main campus and 30 […]

Celebrating women who boldly lead us foward. BMO Entrepreneurs Award celebrates women business owners

 

BMO for Women, Diversity and inclusion

105 honourees in various categories will be honoured at the virtual WXN Top 100 Awards Gala on Thursday, December 3. BMO is sponsoring the Entrepreneurs Award, recognizing 14 women business owners who are growing their businesses while navigating challenging circumstances during the pandemic. The list of winning entrepreneurs can be found here. Watch the video […]

Dr. Victor Salazar-Calderón Dr. Victor Salazar-Calderón supports his Arizona community while BMO supports him

 

Diversity and inclusion, Response

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, BMO has been working hard to support our clients, helping them secure PPP loans and working with them on solutions for navigating the crisis. Dr. Victor Salazar-Calderón is one of those clients. Originally from Peru, he came to the United States in 1984. He was a practicing neurologist in his […]

Girls Belong Here logo BMO inspires young leaders with Girls Belong Here

 

Diversity and inclusion

As BMO celebrates International Day of the Girl on October 11, and works to foster a society with zero barriers to inclusion, we are marking our third year as lead sponsor of Plan International Canada’s Girls Belong Here program. The Girls Belong Here program places young women in positions of leadership, power and influence for […]

Shopaholic description ex: "A self-confessed shopaholic, Diane loved looking for new clothes with her two daughters." New campaign and petition takes a stand for young women

 

Diversity and inclusion

For the month of October, as BMO celebrates International Day of the Girl (October 11) and works to foster a society with zero barriers to inclusion, a new campaign is shining a light on social conditioning and gender-based stereotypes in language that have negative connotations for women. BMO is encouraging consumers to take action through […]

Elder Barney Williams, Jr. An Interview with Barney Williams, Jr., Elder and residential school survivor

 

Diversity and inclusion, Indigenous programs

Orange Shirt Day recognizes the legacy and impact of the Indian Residential Schools in Canada. Falling on September 30th, the Day is an opportunity to honour residential school survivors and their families, and to commit to reconciliation. At BMO, we believe that Canadian companies have a responsibility to provide education on Indigenous issues and experiences […]