TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/21/13 -- The Minister of Finance, Jim Flaherty, will deliver the 2013 federal budget this afternoon.
The BMO Economics team is available to provide general commentary and analysis; Chief Economist Douglas Porter and Senior Economist Michael Gregory will be present in the media lock-up.
Additionally, BMO has several sector experts available to comment on a variety of specific areas that could be affected by the budget, including:
-- Retirement Issues/Pension Reform - Caroline Dabu, Vice President, Head of BMO Wealth Planning Group-- Small and Medium Sized Businesses - Steve Murphy, Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking, BMO Bank of Montreal-- Personal Investing and Market Commentary - Paul Taylor, Chief Investment Officer, Canadian Fundamental Equities, BMO Asset Management
To speak with a BMO expert, please call the BMO Media Relations Hotline at 416-867-3996.
Peter E. Scott, Toronto
Amanda Robinson, Toronto
Valerie Doucet, Montreal
Laurie Grant, Vancouver