TORONTO, June 29, 2012 /CNW/ - Scotiabank today provided a $10,000
donation to the Algo Disaster Fund at our local branch in order to
support the Elliot Lake community which has been the site of the tragic
incident at the Algo Mall.
"As part of the Elliot Lake community Scotiabank is supporting the
families and community through this difficult period," said Laurie
Stang, Scotiabank Senior Vice-President, Ontario Region. "We want to
support local residents that have been affected by this tragedy."
An account has been established and donations will be accepted for the
Elliot Lake community at any Scotiabank branch across Ontario.
Funds donated will go toward the response providing immediate relief to
families affected as well as to meet longer-term needs for local
Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live
and work, both in Canada and abroad, through our global philanthropic
program, Scotiabank Bright Future. Recognized as a leader
internationally and among Canadian corporations for our charitable
donations and philanthropic activities, Scotiabank has provided on
average approximately $45 million annually to community causes around
the world over each of the last five years. Visit us at www.scotiabank.com.
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