Pandenomics Podcast Ep. 18: Small Businesses Look to Bounce Back With Community Support

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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).

Scotiabank Issues USD 1 Billion Sustainability Bond

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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.

Scotiabank Stepping up Fight to End Human Trafficking With New Funding for Innovative Programs

Donations will support critical information sharing, takedown of child sexual abuse material
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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.

Scotiabank's Net Zero Research Fund Now Accepting Applications in Celebration of World Environment Day

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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.

Scotiabank Releases Its 2020 Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Report Highlighting Progress in Diversity and Inclusion, Climate and Sustainable Finance


On April 1, Scotiabank released its 2020 Environment, Social and Governance Report, a comprehensive review of the Bank's progress in delivering for every future. The report outlines Scotiabank's ongoing commitment to building a more resilient, inclusive and sustainable world by advancing the issues that matter most to customers, shareholders, employees, and communities.

Add This Podcast to Your List: The Edge of Energy, Presented by Scotiabank and Produced by the Walrus Lab

Episodes focus on energy transition and the climate crisis, and what they mean to Canada
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TORONTO, April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Edge of Energy podcast is here.

Today is Talk With Our Kids About Money Day Across Canada

The ninth annual Talk With Our Kids About Money Day (TWOKAM Day) – supported by Scotiabank – showcases the importance of having 'money talks' with kids, particularly during the financial and mental stresses brought on by COVID-19
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TORONTO, April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Talking with kids about money to improve financial literacy is increasingly important, not only for Canada's young people, but also for the future financial health of individuals, families, communities and the country and today is Talk With Your Kids About Money Day.

Scotiabank Targets $10 Billion Commitment in Support of Affordable Housing in Canada

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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.  

Supporting Future Lawyers To Tackle Racism in Canada


By Fabian Dawson

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.

No Place for Racism in Sports Arenas or Boardrooms


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.


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