Media Advisory - Scotia Capital's Financials Summit Conference to be Broadcast on Web

    TORONTO, Sept. 10 /CNW/ - Scotia Capital is hosting its annual Financials
Summit conference on Tuesday, September 11 and Wednesday, September 12 in
Toronto. This two-day event provides investors with the opportunity to meet
with senior management from Canada's leading Financial Services companies to
review corporate strategies, in addition to discussing current topics and
trends in the financial markets. Audio portions of the presentations will be
broadcast live on the web beginning at 9:00 a.m.

    Scheduled presenters(*) and times are:

    Tuesday, September 11th:

    9:00 a.m.    TD Bank Financial Group
                 W. Edmund Clark, President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

    9:30 a.m.    BMO Financial Group
                 William Downe, President & CEO

    10:00 a.m.   CIBC
                 Gerry McCaughey, President & CEO

    10:40 a.m.   RBC Financial Group
                 Gordon M. Nixon, President & CEO

    11:10 a.m.   Bank of Nova Scotia
                 Richard Waugh, President & CEO

    12:20 p.m.   National Bank of Canada
                 Louis Vachon, President & CEO

    12:50 p.m.   Laurentian Bank of Canada
                 Rejean Robitaille, President & CEO

    1:20 p.m.    Canadian Western Bank
                 Larry Pollock, President & CEO

    2:00 p.m.    AGF Management Limited
                 Blake C. Goldring, Chairman & CEO
                 Randy G. Ambrosie, President, AGF Funds Inc.

    2:30 p.m.    IGM Financial Inc.
                 Charles R. Sims, Co-President & CEO
                 Murray J. Taylor, Co-President & CEO

    3:00 p.m.    DundeeWealth Inc.
                 David Goodman, President & CEO

    Wednesday, September 12th:

    9:00 a.m.    Sun Life Financial Inc.
                 Donald A. Stewart, CEO, Sun Life Financial

    9:30 a.m.    Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.
                 Yvon Charest, President & CEO

    10:00 a.m.   Manulife Financial Corporation.
                 J. Roy Firth, Executive Vice-President (EVP), Individual
                 Wealth Management, Canadian Division

    10:40 a.m.   ING Canada Inc.
                 Claude Dussault, President & CEO

    11:10 a.m.   Kingsway Financial Services Inc.
                 Shaun Jackson, EVP & Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

    12:20 p.m.   Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited
                 V. Prem Watsa, Chairman & CEO

    12:50 p.m.   Northbridge Financial Corporation
                 Mark Ram, President & CEO

    1:30 p.m.    TSX Group Inc.
                 Richard Nesbitt, CEO

    2:00 p.m.    Montreal Exchange Inc.
                 Luc Bertrand, President & CEO

    2:30 p.m.    First National Financial Income Fund
                 Stephen J.R. Smith, Chairman & President

    Presentations will run approximately 30 minutes.

    Listeners may access the conference live via a web audio link at The conference will be archived on Scotia Capital's
website for three months.

    (*) Agenda is subject to change. See for most
        current schedule.

    Since 1998, Scotia Capital's Industry Conferences have been ranked No.1
in Canada by independent surveys. Scotia Capital represents the global
corporate and investment banking and capital markets platform of the
Scotiabank Group, one of North America's premier financial institutions. The
Scotiabank Group has combined assets of $408 billion (as at July 31, 2007) and
almost 60,000 employees worldwide, including affiliates. It is also Canada's
most international bank, serving customers in some 50 countries around the
world. For more information, visit or

For further information:

For further information: Paula Cufre, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416)

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