Media Advisory/Interview Opportunity: Scotiabank economist available to comment on B.C. Budget

VICTORIA and VANCOUVER, BC, Feb. 21, 2017 /CNW/ - Scotiabank Economics' Mary Webb, Director, Economic and Fiscal Policy, is available to comment on British Columbia's Budget on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, an hour after the Budget is posted on the province's web site. Webb can provide an economic outlook for the province and commentary on the province's fiscal policy.

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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 and follow us on Twitter @ScotiabankViews.

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For further information: To arrange an interview, please contact: Debra Chan or Sierra Catalfamo, Public, Corporate and Government Affairs, Scotiabank, (416) 866-6443 or (416) 933-1171, or


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