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The Pan American Games are a big event: 31 sporting venues, 364 medal events, 7,000 athletes, 1 million tickets sold, 650 hours of online coverage, and 23,000 volunteers. To connect the games to the world, technology-sponsor Cisco tapped local Cisco Networking Academies to build the technology to power the game.

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Scotiabank Drafts Auston Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs as its Newest Teammate

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TORONTO, Dec. 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Auston Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs has joined the Scotiabank team.

2017-2018 Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest Inspires Girls to Reach their Infinite Potential

This is the 14th year the event is taking place in Ottawa
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OTTAWA, Dec. 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - On December 13 and 14, 300 female hockey players aged 7-14 hit the ice with Canadian hockey legend Cassie Campbell-Pascall for the 14th annual Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest in Ottawa, on the outdoor rink located on Parliament Hill.

Community Investment Alignment With Canadian Innovation Objectives: New Report From LBG Canada and Imagine Canada

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TORONTO, December 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Canada's leading corporations widely recognize the business opportunity in putting their brands and resources behind worthy causes, and many plan to increase their community investments, according to a new study issued by Imagine Canada and LBG (London Benchmarking Group) Canada.

The 2017 Corporate Community Investment Leadership study expects corporate giving will advance in 2018, driven by economic growth, heightened appreciation of community investment, customer expectations and high rates of employee interest.

Scotiabank Impact Story: Helping Create a New Generation of Renewable Energy Workers

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Forrest Wolfe’s upbringing as a member of Kettle and Stoney Point First Nation in Ontario emphasized the importance of living in harmony with the Earth.

In addition, as a 21 year-old college student, he understands that finding solutions to environmental challenges will depend on young people like him. “I feel like my generation is more aware of what’s happening with the world and with environmental issues like climate change,” he says. “We need to take action, because we’re going to be the generation that has to deal with these problems.”

Renewable energy

Scotiabank’s Donates $500,000 for the New Supportive Care Program at The Ottawa Hospital

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In celebration of World Prematurity Day on November 17, Scotiabank announced a donation of $500,000 in support of The Ottawa Hospital’s new “Scotiabank Supportive Care Program” for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Carole Chapdelaine, Frank Bilodeau were on-hand to mark the occasion.

Scotiabank is Proud to Support One Million Kids and Counting … and it's Only the Beginning

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Investing in Young People: Scotiabank supports organizations and programs that are committed to helping young people reach their full potential, particularly in the areas of health and well-being and education #InfinitePotential

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Investing in Young People: Scotiabank supports organizations and programs that are committed to helping young people reach their full potential, particularly in the areas of health and well-being and education #InfinitePotential

TD Bank Group Helps Create a Legacy of Green Spaces in Over 150 Communities Across Canada to Bring People Together

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This year, in recognition of Canada's 150th anniversary , TD Bank Group launched the #TDCommonGround Project, an initiative to revitalize over 150 community green spaces across the country to bring people together.

HP + Global Citizen Come Together at Cannes to Show Why Education Cannot Wait

Education currently receives less than 2% of humanitarian aid
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by Madge Thomas

On the one-year anniversary of the World Humanitarian Summit, Global Citizen and HP joined forces, hosting the Educate Every Child, Everywhere event during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival. The event brought together corporate partners, members of international press associations and global citizens, to spotlight the progress and dire need for education in emergencies, including through the Education Cannot Wait (ECW) fund.

Amgen Foundation Expands The Amgen Biotech Experience, Bringing Total Program Reach To 900,000 High School Students By 2020

Recent research shows students gain confidence, interest in science and biotechnology after participating in program
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August 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Amgen Foundation today announced it will expand the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) to reach nearly 900,000 high school students by 2020. For nearly 30 years, ABE has empowered high school science teachers to implement real-world biotechnology labs in their classrooms to help their students better understand science and how it influences their daily lives.

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