/R E P E A T -- Scotiabank and CONTACT Photography Festival to announce 2010
changes/

TORONTO, March 29 /CNW/ - At a breakfast event on Wednesday at the Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Scotiabank and CONTACT Photography Festival will reveal an exciting and unprecedented next step in the festival's history.

    
    What:     Media announcement regarding CONTACT Photography Festival 2010

    When:     Wednesday, March 31, 2010
              9:30am   Media Registration/Continental Breakfast
              10:00am  Formal Remarks/Announcement
              10:30am  Photo-op/Interview Opportunities

    Where:    Nicholas Metivier Gallery, 451 King Street West, Toronto, ON

    Who:      Jane Nokes, Scotiabank Director of Corporate Archives and Fine
               Arts.
              Nicholas Metivier, Board of Directors, CONTACT Photography
               Festival
              Edward Burtynsky, renowned Canadian photographic artist
    

About CONTACT

CONTACT, a not-for-profit organization, founded in 1997, is generously supported by Scotiabank, Tourism Toronto, BMW Group Canada, TVO, Fashion Television, Vistek, Torys LLP, Pattison Sign Group, Sony of Canada LTD., Heineken, Transcontinental PLM, Toronto Life, The Gladstone Hotel, The Drake Hotel, Thompson Hotels, 3M Canada, Genstar and Beyond Digital Imaging. CONTACT gratefully acknowledges the support of the Government of Canada's Economic Action Plan, Celebrate Ontario, Canadian Heritage, Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council and the City of Toronto through Toronto Arts Council. CONTACT fosters and celebrates the art and profession of photography with an annual month-long festival in May and newly initiated year-round programming in the gallery. For more information, visit www.contactphoto.com

About Scotiabank

Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live and work, both in Canada and abroad. Recognized as a leader internationally and among Canadian corporations for its charitable donations and philanthropic activities, in 2009 the Bank provided about $39 million in sponsorships and donations to a variety of projects and initiatives, primarily in the areas of healthcare, education, social services, sports and arts and culture. Visit us at www.scotiabank.com

SOURCE Scotiabank - Sponsorships & Donations

For further information: For further information: or to RSVP: Tricia Soltys, Narrative Advocacy Media, Phone: (416) 644-4128, Email: tricia.soltys@narrativeadvocacy.com; Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 866-6203 or livy_feldgajer@scotiacapital.com


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