Scotiabank Donates $15,000 to Relief Efforts in Northeastern New Brunswick

TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2017 /CNW/ - You can help support the relief efforts in northeastern New Brunswick, following the recent ice storms, by making a donation to the Canadian Red Cross: http://bit.ly/2jR3zqX. Scotiabank is donating $15,000. Our thoughts are with everyone impacted by the events.

"It is important that we contribute to the relief efforts following the recent ice storms," said Craig Thompson, Senior Vice President Atlantic Region, Scotiabank. "We recognize that many of Scotiabank's customers, employees and friends have been affected and we will work closely with them to ensure they receive the support they need."

The damage from the ice storm has been linked to two deaths and several hospitalizations, and caused damage to infrastructure, leaving many without electricity.

About Scotiabank

Scotiabank is Canada's international bank and a leading financial services provider in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and Asia-Pacific. We are dedicated to helping our 23 million customers become better off through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets. With a team of more than 88,000 employees and assets of $896 billion (as at October 31, 2016), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (TSX: BNS) and New York Exchanges (NYSE: BNS). For more information, please visit www.scotiabank.com.

SOURCE Scotiabank

For further information: For media enquiries only: Erin Truax, Public, Corporate and Government Affairs, Scotiabank, erin.truax@Scotiabank.com, 416-933-2592

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