BMO chief strategist Brian Belski updated his top 15 portfolios, including the North American Income picks. 

The dividend-oriented stocks have easily outdistanced the S&P/TSX Dividend Aristocrat Index over the past 12 months, 16.9 per cent to 3.31 per cent.

The companies on the list are AbbVie Inc., American Electric Power Company Inc., Apollo Global Management Inc., BCE Inc., Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP, Citigroup Inc., Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., Emera Inc., Exelon Corp., Intact Financial Corp., National Bank of Canada, Newmont Corp., Pembina Pipeline Income Fund, Rogers Communications Inc. and Thomson Reuters Corp..