Media Advisory - Scotiabank to announce results of national branch pin sales campaign to help send participants to the World Conference on Breast Cancer

    WINNIPEG, June 6 /CNW/ -

    WHY:   Scotiabank, the Premier Sponsor of the 5th World Conference on
           Breast Cancer currently being held in Winnipeg, will present a
           six-figure donation to the World Conference on Breast Cancer
           Foundation to help defray costs for conference delegates who may
           otherwise not have been able to attend.

           Since April 1, 2008, Scotiabank employees in branches across the
           country have sold World Conference lapel pins to raise funds.
           Scotiabank has also provided corporate matching funds to lend
           additional support.

    WHO:   -  Barbara Shumeley, President, World Conference on Breast Cancer
           -  Sylvia Chrominska, Executive Vice-President, Human Resources
              and Public, Corporate and Government Affairs, Scotiabank
           -  Scotiabank employee volunteers

    WHEN:  Saturday, June 7, 2008
           1:30 p.m.

    WHERE: Winnipeg Convention Centre - 375 York Avenue
           Ballroom 1, Main Level

    WHAT:  Started by a group of breast cancer survivors 12 years ago, the
           World Conference on Breast Cancer has grown into a multi-
           disciplinary, international gathering that allows women of the
           world to engage in discussion and develop valuable tools to assist
           them in their journey with breast cancer. Scotiabank is a founding
           sponsor of the Conference.

For further information:

For further information: Nancy Boomer, Conference Media Relations, (204)
955-2844 or (204) 589-1944; Deborah Spence, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (403)
254-6830, Cell: (403) 612-3317,

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