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MEDIA ADVISORY/INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY: BMO to Host Panel on the Unique Financial Challenges Facing Canada's LGBTQ Community

Media who dial in will be the first in the country to receive a new report on same-sex couples and financial planning

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/11/14 -- To mark Pride Month, media representatives are invited to participate in a BMO panel conference call that will feature experts examining the unique financial issues facing the LGBTQ community.

During the event, the BMO Wealth Institute will be unveiling its latest report which deals with same-sex couples and financial planning considerations. Media who confirm their participation for the panel will be the first in the country to get a copy of the report, which will be released to the public the next day.


WHAT:
BMO Media Panel on the Financial Challenges Facing Canada's LGBTQ Community

Topics to be discussed include:
 - How well off are Canada's LGBTQ's compared to heterosexual Canadians?
 - What special challenges do same-sex couples face with estate planning,
   health insurance/workplace benefits and/or retirement?
 - Are financial institutions doing a good enough job addressing the unique
   financial needs of LGBTQ Canadians?

WHO:
 - Enza Anderson, Financial Service Coordinator, BMO Bank of Montreal
 - Chris Buttigieg, Senior Manager, Wealth Planning Strategy, BMO Financial
   Group
 - Gavin Clark, Wealth Advisor, BMO Nesbitt Burns
 - Becky McFarlane, Director of Community Programs and Services, The 519

WHEN:
Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at 10 a.m. ET

WHERE:
Media who would like to participate on the call are asked to use the
 following dial-in:
Phone: Local: 416-641-2144/Toll-free: 866-696-5910/International: 800-8989-
 6336
Passcode: 9217326

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