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BMO Congratulates 2013-2014 Parliamentary Interns

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/31/14 -- BMO Financial Group today congratulated this year's ten interns from the Parliamentary Internship Programme, as they continue with their support of Members of Parliament in Ottawa.

"BMO Financial Group is very proud to support the Parliamentary Internship Programme," said Hon. Ed Lumley, Vice Chair, BMO Capital Markets, and a former Member of Parliament and cabinet minister. "These outstanding young Canadians represent our best and brightest. Their work is vital to Members of Parliament. These interns are gaining experience first-hand - something that will enrich both their lives and our democracy."

Current interns and their assigned MPs for 2013-2014:

Adam Casey, Annapolis County, NS


--  Hon. Wayne Easter, PC, MP (Lib, Malpeque, PE)
--  Ed Holder, MP (CPC, London West, ON)

Robyn Gibbard, Ottawa, ON


--  Rodger Cuzner, MP (Lib, Cape Breton - Canso, NS)
--  James Rajotte, MP (CPC, Edmonton - Leduc, AB)

Christine Guyot, Winnipeg, MB


--  Leon Benoit, MP (CPC, Vegreville - Wainwright, AB)
--  Charlie Angus, MP (NDP, Timmins - James Bay, ON)

Sarah Hunter, Nepean, ON


--  Megan Leslie, MP (NDP, Halifax, NS)
--  Erin O'Toole, MP (CPC, Durham, ON)

Olivier Jacques, Montreal, QC


--  Hon. Mike Lake, PC, MP (CPC, Edmonton - Mill Woods - Beaumont, AB)
--  Peggy Nash, MP (NDP, Parkdale - High Park, ON)

Avalon Jennings, Toronto, ON


--  Joyce Bateman, MP (CPC, Winnipeg South Centre, MB)
--  Hon. Scott Brison, PC, MP (Lib, Kings - Hants, NS)

Ivan Narvaez, Ottawa, ON


--  James Bezan, MP (CPC, Selkirk - Interlake, MB)
--  Marc Garneau, MP (Lib, Westmount - Ville-Marie, QC)

Jonathan Paradis, Quebec, QC


--  John Weston, MP (CPC, West Vancouver - Sunshine Coast - Sea to Sky
    Country)
--  Murray Rankin, MP (NDP, Victoria, BC)

Tim Stiles, Ottawa, ON


--  Rob Clarke, MP (CPC, Desnethe - Missinippi - Churchill River, SK)
--  Nathan Cullen, MP (NDP, Skeena - Bulkley Valley, BC)

Andrea Stuart, St. Lambert, QC


--  Irene Mathyssen, MP (NDP, London - Fanshawe, ON)
--  Blake Richards, MP (CPC, Wild Rose, AB)

BMO has been a long-time supporter of the Programme and became the lead corporate sponsor in 1999. The bank is currently in the second year of a five-year sponsorship commitment that will total $250,000.

Since the Programme began more than 40 years ago, 430 interns have participated, including such distinguished Canadians as:


--  Beth Acheson, founder, Women's Legal Education and Action Fund
--  Peter Harder, Senior Policy Advisor, Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP and
    former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
--  Brian Lennox, former Chief Justice, Ontario Court of Justice
--  Don Murray, former Foreign Correspondent, CBC News
--  Jeffrey Simpson, National Affairs Columnist, The Globe and Mail
--  Judy Wasylycia-Leis, former MP, Winnipeg North

About the Parliamentary Internship Programme

Established in 1970 by the Canadian Political Science Association, the Programme funds a minimum of ten interns who have the opportunity to supplement their theoretical knowledge of the workings of Parliament with practical experience of the day-to-day work of Members of Parliament. Interns are selected through a competition process open to all Canadian citizens who hold at least one university degree. During their year in the Programme, interns spend one term working with a government MP, and one term with an opposition MP. They receive a stipend of $22,000.

About BMO Financial Group

Established in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group is a highly diversified North American financial services organization. With total assets of $537 billion as at October 31, 2013, and more than 45,000 employees, BMO Financial Group provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.

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