The accelerated digital transformation brought on by the pandemic means that startups must in turn quickly pivot their business models to the new normal, but these challenges also open up opportunities for entrepreneurs to respond.
That’s a key message heard during a recent Canadian Club Toronto virtual panel focused on advice and best practices for Canadian startups and how to set women entrepreneurs up for success.
The Prime Minister has announced a range of economic measures aimed at setting Canada on the path to recovery from the staggering economic impact of the pandemic, which has disproportionately impacted women.
In the latest in a series of efforts to support Black-led businesses and Black communities, Scotiabank is proud to support the Government of Canada’s Black Entrepreneurship Program announced on Wednesday. The partnership between the Federal Government, Scotiabank and other Canadian financial institutions will ultimately collectively commit up to $128 million in lending capital for the program’s Black Entrepreneurship Fund.
TORONTO, June 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank announced a $500,000 commitment to several organizations recognized for their leadership in the fight to eliminate racial discrimination within Canada and the U.S. Scotiabank's contribution will be directed toward providing needed tools and educational resources for those groups most at risk of being subject to individual, institutional and systemic racism, with a focus on Black youth.
TORONTO, April 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank released its 2019 Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) report, a comprehensive review of how the bank is working to build a more sustainable future for its stakeholders – from shareholders, to customers, employees, communities and the natural environment.
A small group of University of Ottawa faculty and students are making a big impact in the fight against COVID-19 by using their engineering know-how and 3D printers to produce much-needed face shields for frontline healthcare workers in the city.
Using the Richard L’Abbé Makerspace lab — where students in design courses can use the equipment and the space to test and prototype their designs — they are now making as many as 300 face shields a day as it becomes increasingly difficult globally to source protective personal equipment.
TORONTO, April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In an effort to support those populations and communities most at risk during the COVID-19 outbreak, Scotiabank has committed $2.5-million to community response efforts across its footprint.