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University and College Students Across Western Canada Help Young People Reach Their Infinite Potential

Press Release

CALGARY, Alberta, March 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Undergrads at Okanagan College have developed a curriculum that teaches high school students everyday skills ranging from healthy meal preparation to smart spending.

Post-Secondary Students in BC and MB Recognized for Their Efforts to Build a Greener Canada

Press Release

CALGARY, Alberta, March 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Students at the University of British Columbia Okanagan are tackling food insecurity on campus through an initiative called Project Roots. The program repurposes food waste to increase students’ access to affordable and healthy meal options.

Similarly, students at Brandon University are increasing food security in the city of Brandon through Green Futures. The community garden project, run by students and volunteers, provides fresh produce to local food banks and food box programs.

Relay Education is Leading the Way in Energy Literacy Across Canada

Press Release

TORONTO, February 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The transition to 100 per cent renewable energy is underway across Canada. In 2018, 15,000 youth will participate in Relay Education's renewable energy workshops as part of this national energy shift.

On February 21, 100 students at Queen Victoria Public School in Toronto will take part in Relay's workshops to build energy literacy and interest in green careers.

Cracking the Ceiling: Female-led Startups Get Unique Opportunity

By Diana Hart
Blog

A dynamic new female-focused accelerator is launching in Toronto to help women founders break through barriers to better compete in the heavily male-dominated startup field.

DMZ Launches ‘Women Founders Accelerator Program’ to Improve Gender Gap in Canada’s Tech Sector

Press Release

TORONTO, February 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The DMZ at Ryerson University announced today the launch of a Women Founders accelerator program to help early-stage women-led startups secure early revenue and find their product-market fit. The four-month accelerator program, launched in partnership with Scotiabank and Tangerine, will fuel the success of Canadian women innovators.

Building a Better Ladder: How Scotiabank Fosters Female Talent Through Sponsorship

By Shelley White, Women of Influence
Article

Not having a sponsor is a key reason many talented women never reach their potential. That’s why up and comer Alana Riley was paired with Alex Besharat, Senior Vice President & Head, Canadian Wealth Management through Scotiabank’s Canadian Banking Sponsorship Program. With a senior leader advocating on her behalf, there’s no telling how far Alana’s career will go.

Sometimes the best way to grow as a leader is to jump out of your comfort zone, says Alana Riley.

Scotiabank Proudly Supports the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure

Press Release

TORONTO, February 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank today proudly announced its support of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

Scotiabank Recognized by Junior Achievement Americas With 2017's Transforming Education Award

Press Release

TORONTO, January 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank has been recognized by Junior Achievement Americas (JA) as the winner of the 2017 Transforming Education Award, the maximum recognition that JA gives to its partners at the regional level. Brent Currie, Scotiabank's Senior Vice-President of Brand Management and Marketing Services, received the award in Toronto, Ontario.

Scotiabank Donates $500,000 to the University of Manitoba

Establishes dentistry fund to help underserved populations, and endows new scholarship in data analytics
Article

Scotiabank has donated $500,000 to the University of Manitoba’s Front and Centre campaign, giving students’ academic support and opportunities to serve their community.

A portion of the new donation will help more Manitobans get the oral health care they need, while enhancing dentistry student training. The remainder will establish the Scotiabank Scholarship in Data Analytics in the Asper School of Business.

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