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Scotiabank Announces New Parental Leave Pay Enhancements and New Virtual Medical Care Program in Support of Employee Wellbeing

Press Release

TORONTO, March 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Scotiabank is expanding its top-up pay for maternity and parental leave in Canada effective April 1, 2020. The expanded parental leave top-up pay provides all parents with greater flexibility to take time away from work to balance work/life priorities when it comes to raising a family.

Education Is Key to Effectively Financing Small Business Growth, Finds Scotiabank Survey

The Scotiabank Women Initiative report finds 65 per cent of women small business owners in Canada would like to learn more about sources of financing
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TORONTO, March 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, The Scotiabank Women InitiativeTM released a detailed research report – Financial Knowledge & Financial Confidence, Closing Gender Gaps in Financing Canadian Small Businesses – that outlines unique insig

Scotiabank Hosts Women in Agriculture Event Highlighting Local Female Entrepreneurs

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Kelsey Smith
Nation Valley News

WINCHESTER — Agriculture has always been a male-driven industry; Scotiabank and local women want to change the perspective. 

On Wednesday, February 12, Scotiabank held a Women in Agriculture networking lunch at Winchelsea Events in Winchester. Local women in agriculture were invited to enjoy the company of others and learn about the struggles and successes of other women in the business. 

University of Ottawa AI Initiative Investigates Inclusion, Regulation

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A few years ago, a video of people using an automated hand soap dispenser — an otherwise mundane daily activity — went viral. The reason it caught attention: When one person put a hand under the sensor, the soap came out right away. But when a second person did it, the dispenser didn’t work at all.

The Scotiabank Women Initiative Teams up With Réseau Des Femmes D'Affaires DU Québec to Launch Educational Networking Series for Women Entrepreneurs in Quebec

Press Release

MONTREAL, January 30, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Scotiabank Women InitiativeTM is teaming up with Réseau des Femmes d'affaires du Québec (RFAQ) to deliver tangible education through a new series of networking events connecting women entrepreneurs across Quebec.

Scotiabank Helps Shape the Future of Artificial Intelligence with Donation to the University of Ottawa

The $750,000 donation will launch the Scotiabank AI & Society Initiative
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OTTAWA, Jan. 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Today, Scotiabank announced a donation of $750,000 to the University of Ottawa to launch the Scotiabank AI & Society Initiative.  

Scotiabank, a Leading Bank in the Americas, Recognized by CDP for Its Climate Change Efforts

Global disclosure organization scores Scotiabank higher than global financial services sector average
Press Release

TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The CDP has recognized Scotiabank with a climate change score of 'B,' for its strong results in the areas of climate change governance; climate change risk management; and greenhouse gas emissions reduction initiatives. The CDP, a not-for-profit charity, provides a global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts.

Scotiabank included in 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

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TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank, a leading bank in the Americas, today announced that it has been included in the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which recognizes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and gender equality in the workforce. This is the third year in a row that the Bank has been included in the index.

The 2020 GEI comprises 325 companies representing 42 countries and regions across 50 industries including automotive, banking, consumer services, engineering and construction, and retail.

Scotiabank is Proud to Partner With the Physician Community

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It is no surprise that physicians are fully committed to their roles — it is not a job to be a doctor, it’s a calling — and when physicians are supported, the health and wellness of all Canadians is upheld.

Women Entrepreneurs Who Apply for Business Loans Are More Likely Than Men to Be Approved, Scotiabank Survey Finds

On its first year anniversary, The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ releases new survey findings, expands program to Global Banking and Markets (GBM)
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TORONTO, Ontario, December 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Women entrepreneurs who apply for business loans may fare better than they expect, according to survey results released today by Scotiabank on the first anniversary of The Scotiabank Women Initiative. The survey of nearly 1,000 small business owners across Canada aims to identify the financial needs of women entrepreneurs.

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