A little girl stands beside someone wearing camouflage uniform

November 11: A day of remembrance at BMO


Every year on November 11, Remembrance Day in Canada and Veterans Day in the U.S., we remember and honour men and women who have served and continue to serve our countries to protect our freedom.

“As a bank focused on supporting our military communities, Remembrance Day and Veterans Day hold extra significance at BMO,” says Cam Fowler, President, North American Personal & Business Banking, BMO Financial Group. “We are proud to honour the brave men and women who selflessly fought to ensure we can live with the privilege of freedom and peace.”

Poppy campaign throughout our Canadian branches

For over a decade, BMO has been the Official Bank of the Canadian Defence Community. We are proud to participate in The Royal Canadian Legion’s Poppy Campaign to show our support for serving members, veterans and their families by having poppy trays available in our branches across Canada. If you haven’t already gotten your poppy, the trays will be available until Remembrance Day.

Watch employees from across the bank reciting “In Flanders Fields” and read the perspective of BMO’s Chief Human Resources Officer and Head, People and Culture, Mona Malone, writing in Canadian Military Family Magazine.



Related Insights



BMO’s pro bono team works the phones at free legal advice hotline BMO’s pro bono team works the phones at free legal advice hotline
Corporate Social Responsibility, Employee experience

“It’s important to always think about the ‘greater good,’” says Theresa Duckett, Associate General Counsel, BMO Legal & Regulatory Compliance (LRC), and head of the U.S. Pro Bono Committee. “A lot of people can’t afford the legal services they need, and my skills can make a difference in their lives.” That’s why Theresa helped create […]

15 years of student support
Community Giving

On September 25th, BMO’s Equity Through Education program celebrates 15 years of donating institutional equity trading commissions to charitable organizations that support education and inclusion. Each year, BMO donates all our North American and European institutional equity commissions from one day of trading to people who may not otherwise receive support. Since 2005, ETE has […]

Learning and the Future of Work
Corporate Social Responsibility, Employee experience

At BMO, making a positive difference for our employees by ensuring they are enabled to live our Purpose, to boldly grow the good—in business and life.  Professional development and training are critical enablers of growth, both for employees individually and the bank overall. As the world around us evolves at a rapid pace, with technology […]