Media Advisory - Scotiabank's support for hockey goes up with Flame - Calgary Flames Team Captain Jarome Iginla that is!

    CALGARY, Sept. 30 /CNW/ - Scotiabank is set to launch a partnership with
one of the NHL's biggest stars and greatest ambassadors, Calgary Flames Right
Winger and Team Captain, Jarome Iginla.
    The announcement will build on Scotiabank's relationship with the NHL. In
addition to becoming the Official Bank of the NHL and NHL Players Association
in Canada, NHL Alumni Association and the Canadian Women's Hockey League,
Scotiabank currently has partnerships with the Calgary Flames and the Ottawa
Senators whose home arena is Scotiabank Place. Scotiabank also partners with
CBC's Hockey Night in Canada to sponsor its pre-game show, Scotiabank Hockey
Tonight and the Scotiabank Hockey Tonight Kids segment.
    The event will include a sneak preview of a Scotiabank television ad
featuring Jarome.

    WHEN:  Thursday, October 2, 2008
           10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

    WHERE: Pengrowth Saddledome, 555 Saddledome Rise, S.E., Calgary
           Telus Conference Rooms 1 & 2
           Enter via Avison Young Club entrance on north side at 5th Street
           & 14th Avenue S.E.

    WHO:   - Jarome Iginla, Calgary Flames Team Captain
           - Cassie Campbell, Former Captain of the Canadian National Women's
             Hockey Hockey Team, Olympic, international and national gold
             medallist and Scotiabank special advisor on hockey-related
           - Wendy Hannam, Scotiabank Executive Vice-President, Domestic
             Personal Banking and Distribution
           - George Marlatte, Scotiabank Senior Vice-President, Prairie

    Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live
and work both in Canada and abroad, enriching our customers and communities
with new programs and partnerships. By working with customers to help build
richer communities, Scotiabank continues to invest in the areas of healthcare,
education, social services and arts and culture. Scotiabank is found on the
World Wide Web at

For further information:

For further information: Deborah Spence, Scotiabank Public Affairs,
(403) 254-6830 or

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