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BMO Financial Group Corporate Responsibility Report and 2005 Public Accountability Statement Available

BMO Financial Group's Corporate Responsibility Report is now available at Entitled “Every Day”, the report includes BMO's 2005 Public Accountability Statement and provides information detailing the organization's ongoing commitment to responsible and ethical corporate behaviour and to its active and involved support of the communities it serves.

“This report sums up our collective efforts to do what's right for all of our stakeholders each and every day,” said Tony Comper, President and Chief Executive Officer, BMO Financial Group.   “My pride in my colleagues and in this organization feels especially well placed given that BMO was named Canada's Best Corporate Citizen for 2005 by Corporate Knights.”

BMO's commitment is built on the enduring relationships between its employees and its communities, and is evident through corporate donations and sponsorships that support a range of programmes, organizations and causes related to education, health, arts and culture, community development, sports and athletics, and the environment.

In 2005, BMO contributed $29.5 million in corporate donations, sponsorships and events, supporting communities, charities and not-for-profit organizations across Canada.   With more than 30,000 full-time and part-time employees in Canada, BMO is one of Canada's largest employers. In 2005, the company's overall tax-contribution was $1.1 billion and the organization spent $1.4 billion buying goods and services from suppliers across Canada.   To read more about BMO's corporate citizenship activities, please go to

Printed copies of this Corporate Responsibility Report, including the 2005 Public Accountability Statement, will be available in March in all BMO Bank of Montreal branches.

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