Even as Canada boasts rising vaccination rates, easing restrictions and a newfound optimism for the future, small businesses have a lot of work ahead to regain their traction within the economy, says Dan Kelly, President of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).
TORONTO, August 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank announced the closing of its inaugural USD 1 billion 3-year Sustainability Bond offering, in support of the Bank’s commitment to making a positive impact and creating better communities for every future.
Donations will support critical information sharing, takedown of child sexual abuse material
TORONTO, August 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ahead of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons on July 30, Scotiabank stepped up the fight against human trafficking and online child sexual exploitation. The Bank provided support to three organizations—the Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection, and The Knoble—that are facilitating crucial information sharing and combatting the growing proliferation of child sexual abuse material in a bid to end human trafficking around the world.
TORONTO, June 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - From now until July 2nd Scotiabank's Net Zero Research Fund is accepting applications from think tanks and academic institutions that are supporting key sectors in their efforts to decarbonize the economy.
TORONTO, April 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank announced that it is the first large financial institution in Canada to align with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) to transform housing affordability across the country. Scotiabank plans to mobilize $10 billion over the next ten years in support of CMHC's aspiration – that by 2030, everyone in Canada has a home they can afford and that meets their needs.
In a Canadian first, one of the country’s largest banks has announced a scholarship program to increase the number of students pursuing a career in the legal profession with the intent to become advocates for anti-racism.
Hockey continues to be one of the defining characteristics of our country. Consider that 2.8 million viewers tuned in to CBC to watch Canada’s 5-0 win over Russia in the semi-finals of the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship in Edmonton last month, the largest TV audience for a World Juniors semi-final since 2015, the broadcaster noted. It’s also many a child’s dream to be a professional hockey player, one kept alive by parents cheering them on in arenas across the county.
TORONTO, February 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As part of its continued efforts to combat climate change, Scotiabank has established a Net Zero Research Fund to initiate partnerships with leading think tanks and academic institutions that are supporting key sectors in their efforts to decarbonize. The $1 million fund will advance research and leadership in support of global decarbonization efforts.
As a Founding Partner of the Hockey Diversity Alliance (HDA), Scotiabank's sponsorship will help the HDA deliver grassroots programming designed to change the face and culture of the game at all levels. Scotiabank will also work with existing partners – beyond hockey – to introduce the recommendations put forth by the HDA and use its influence as a force for change.
TORONTO, February 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank today announced a sponsorship agreement with the Hockey Diversity Alliance (HDA) to further their collective mission of eradicating systemic racism in the game of hockey.
As a Founding Partner, Scotiabank's sponsorship will help the HDA deliver grassroots programming designed to change the face and culture of the game at all levels. Scotiabank will also work with existing partners – beyond hockey – to introduce the recommendations put forth by the HDA and use its influence as a force for change.