Diversity, equity and inclusion
Giving with intention: $600,000 to advance Truth and ReconciliationRead the blog
Phyllis Webstad and the orange shirtRead the blog
Part 1: Understanding the National Day for Truth & ReconciliationListen to the podcast
Part 2: Understanding the National Day for Truth & ReconciliationListen to the podcast
BMO’s 17th annual Equity Through Education Trading Day raises C$1.6 million to promote diversity, equity and inclusionRead the blog
BMO helping bring Indigenous perspectives to CanadiansRead the blog
Reducing barriers to education for Indigenous students at Thompson Rivers UniversityRead the blog
BMO joins the Tent Partnership for RefugeesRead the blog
BMO unveils new diversity and representation goalsLearn more
Pride lives hereRead the blog
BMO named to Women Lead Here benchmark of executive gender diversityRead the blog
BMO Capital Markets Celebrates DiversityWatch video
BMO Releases Wîcihitowin: Our First Annual Indigenous Partnerships and Progress ReportRead the blog
BMO’s Ula Ubani recognized as one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women by WXNRead the blog
We’re investing in zero barriers to financial progress
We're shining a light on business owners who have broken barriers to be the success stories they are today.
Meet Shanelle McKenzie and Kim Knight of The Villij
Committed to redefining well-being, Shanelle and Kim founded The Villij as a wellness community for womxn of colour to feel seen and heard. At BMO, we’re inspired by business owners like Kim and Shanelle who continue to break barriers in business, and in life.
Meet Saul Arteaga, owner of SWITS (Southern Wisconsin Interpreting & Translation Services).
Refusing to let anyone else dictate his dreams, Saul founded SWITS to help meet the needs of his community. At BMO, we're inspired by business owners like Saul who continue to break barriers in business, and in life.
Imagine what’s possible without barriers.
1Beta Kit, The Horrifying Truth about being a Black Woman Founder in Canada, June 5, 2020, Harvard Business Review, A VC’s Guide to a investing in Black Founders, June 19 2020.
2Groupon and National Black Chamber of Commerce, Black Small Business Survey, July 9 2020 - July 27 2020.
3Global Fintech Index, 2020
4Promise and Prosperity: The 2020 Aboriginal Business Survey, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business, 2020.