Public Sector
April 16, 2013

Government official travel card suppliers

On April 4th, BMO Financial Group announced success in its bid to provide a travel and expense management program for the government of Canada. Partnered with the international corporate services provider HRG, the agreement will run until April 2022. 

This program will provide federal employees with the use of MasterCard for travel spending, booking and expense management. Over the next 12 months BMO will issue 100 000 MasterCards to more than 100 government of Canada departments and agencies.

“BMO’s dedicated public sector card team has a long history of successfully helping Canadian municipal and provincial governments manage travel, and meet disclosure requirements, through our robust and detailed travel spend data,” says Andrew Irvine, Head of Corporate Payments, North America, BMO Financial Group.

Richard McLaughlin, Head of MasterCard Canada, states: “We know federal government employees will see the benefits of travelling with a BMO issued MasterCard, and they will come to enjoy the advantages of unsurpassed global acceptance, security and flexible features.”

BMO has served the Government of Canada as its purchasing card solution provider since 2003. Learn more about BMO and the cards they offer by visiting their website.

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