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

    TORONTO, Sept. 8 /CNW/ - Scotia Capital is hosting its annual Financials
Summit on Tuesday, September 9 and Wednesday, September 10 in Toronto. This
two-day event provides conference participants with the opportunity to hear
senior management from Canada's leading Financial Services companies review
corporate strategies, and discuss 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 9:

    9:00 a.m.   RBC Financial Group, Gordon M. Nixon, President and
                 Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
    9:30 a.m.   BMO Financial Group, William Downe, President and CEO
    10:00 a.m.  CIBC, Gerry McCaughey, President and CEO
    10:40 a.m.  TD Bank Financial Group, W. Edmund Clark, President and CEO
    11:10 a.m.  Bank of Nova Scotia, Richard Waugh, President and CEO
    12:20 p.m.  National Bank of Canada, Louis Vachon, President and CEO
    12:50 p.m.  Canadian Western Bank, Larry Pollock, President and CEO
    1:20 p.m.   Laurentian Bank of Canada, Rejean Robitaille, President and
    2:00 p.m.   IGM Financial Inc., Charles R. Sims, Co-President and CEO and
                 Murray J. Taylor, Co-President and CEO
    2:30 p.m.   AGF Management Limited, Blake C. Goldring, Chairman and CEO
                 and Randy G. Ambrosie, President, AGF Funds Inc.
    3:00 p.m.   CI Financial Income Fund, Stephen McPhail, President
    3:30 p.m.   Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc., Jeremy Freedman, Deputy CEO
                 and Bill Webb, Deputy Chief Information Officer (CIO)

    Wednesday, September 10:

    9:00 a.m.   Sun Life Financial Inc., Dean Connor, President Sun Life
    9:30 a.m.   Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.,
                 Yvon Charest, President and CEO
    10:00 a.m.  Manulife Financial Corporation., Paul Rooney, President and
                 CEO Manulife Canada
    10:40 a.m.  ING Canada Inc., Charles Brindamour, President and CEO
    11:10 a.m.  Northbridge Financial Corporation, Mark Ram, President and
    11:40 a.m.  TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation, Fredric Tomczyk,
                 Chief Operations Office (COO)
    12:50 p.m.  Kingsway Financial Services Inc., Shaun Jackson, President
                 and CEO and Shelly Gobin, Senior Vice-President (SVP) and
                 Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
    1:20 p.m    TMX Group Inc., Thomas Kloet, CEO
    1:50 p.m.   First National Financial Income Fund, Stephen J.R. Smith,
    2:20 p.m.   Home Capital Group Inc., Gerald M. Soloway, CEO and
                 Nick Kyprianou, President
    2:50 p.m.   Sprott Inc., Eric Sprott, Chairman, CEO and Portfolio
                 Manager (PM) and Peter Hodson, Senior PM
    3:20 p.m.   DundeeWealth Inc., David Goodman, President and CEO
    3:50 p.m.   Equitable Group Inc., Andrew Moor, President and CEO

    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 $462 billion in assets (as at July 31,
2008) and more than 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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