IN THE MATTER OF
THE SECURITIES ACT RSO 1990, c S.5
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IN THE MATTER OF BMO NESBITT BURNS INC.,
BMO PRIVATE INVESTMENT COUNSEL INC.,
BMO INVESTMENTS INC. AND BMO INVESTORLINE INC.
NOTICE OF HEARING
(Subsections 127(1) and 127(2) of the Securities Act)
TAKE NOTICE THAT the Ontario Securities Commission (the “Commission”) will hold a hearing pursuant to subsections 127(1) and 127(2) of the Securities Act at the offices of the Commission located at 20 Queen Street West, 17th Floor, on December 15, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as the hearing can be held;
AND TAKE NOTICE that the purpose of the hearing is for the Commission to consider whether it is in the public interest to approve the Settlement Agreement dated December 9, 2016, on a no-contest basis, between Staff of the Commission and BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., BMO Private Investment Counsel Inc., BMO Investments Inc. and BMO InvestorLine Inc.;
BY REASON OF the allegations set out in the Statement of Allegations dated December 12, 2016 and such additional allegations as counsel may advise and the Commission may permit;
AND TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that any party to the proceedings may be represented by counsel at the hearing;
AND TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that upon failure of any party to attend at the time and place aforesaid, the hearing may proceed in the absence of that party and such party is not entitled to any further notice of the proceeding.
DATED at Toronto this 12th day of December, 2016.
Secretary to the Commission