The new branch offers customers extended banking hours, including Saturdays and Sundays, and is designed to provide a great banking experience through a variety of financial services and conveniences, including:

  • A coin counter;
  • Access to commercial account and deposit services;
  • Two on-site ATMs including a drive-thru ATM; and
  • Barrier-free access.

"The new Silverado branch is located in one of the fastest growing areas of southern Calgary, and close to the world renowned Spruce Meadows equestrian centre which has a long history with BMO," said Lisa Griffin, Branch Manager, BMO Bank of Montreal.

Ms. Griffin noted that economic growth in Calgary is expected to remain strong, with BMO Economics estimating the creation of 120,000 new jobs in Calgary and Edmonton by 2016.

"Our commercial clients are confident and making important investments in new equipment, expanding their operations and hiring people," said Bill Hogg, Vice President, Commercial Banking, Alberta/NWT at BMO Bank of Montreal. "We urge businesses in Calgary to get their share of the $10 billion in credit BMO has made available, giving them access to the capital they need to grow and get their operations firing on all cylinders."

Open seven days a week, the BMO Silverado branch hours are:

9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday to Wednesday;
9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday and Friday;
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, and
12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. Sunday.
In celebration of the branch opening, customers who open a new Primary Chequing Account with a Performance Plan between October 15, 2012 and November 30, 2012 will have $150 deposited into the new account.

The grand opening celebration will take place on Saturday, January 19, 2013.