Guiding the Giving: How Jacquie Ryan’s Unorthodox Career Path Led Her to Her Dream Job in Sponsorship and Philanthropy at Scotiabank


Jacquie Ryan wasn’t sure what she wanted to do after she graduated university with a degree in English and Film Studies, so she headed to Banff to coach skiing. The short-term job set her on a path to a long-term career, and she’s continued to let her passions guide her profession ever since.

Are you an arts enthusiast, hockey parent, or marathon runner? If so, you have probably noticed that Scotiabank sponsors many of the events you love. Behind that powerful presence is Jacquie Ryan, the Bank’s vice president of sponsorship marketing and philanthropy.

Scotiabank Partners with The Rumie Initiative for Project North

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Scotiabank marks #Canada150 by partnering with @RumieInitiative to bring educational tablets to children in remote areas. #InfinitePotential


Scotiabank Donates $50,000 to the Wildfire Relief Efforts in B.C.

Donations in Support of the Canadian Red Cross can be made at any Scotiabank Branch in Canada.
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TORONTO, July 19, 2017 /3BL Media/- Scotiabank is donating $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help with the wildfire relief efforts in B.C.

"Scotiabank's thoughts are with the people of the communities that have been affected by the wildfires in B.C.," said Winnie Leong, Senior Vice President BC & Yukon Region, at Scotiabank. "Scotiabank is committed to helping our customers and employees impacted by the wildfires. We recognize the personal circumstances of our individual customers and will work with them during these challenging times to help accommodate their needs."

Scotiabank Gives Primary School Scholarships


By BBN Staff: Scotiabank is giving away scholarships to 60 primary school students country wide, beginning today with the downtown Belize City branch.

The bank held a brief ceremony at the brach this afternoon, where they gifted their scholarship recipients with backpacks full of school supplies for the upcoming school year. The bank’s Vice President, Michael Shaw, explained that today marks the 11th year that the bank has kept this commitment.

How Olympic Gold Medalist Natalie Spooner is Inspiring the Next Generation of Girls


As a young girl growing up playing hockey, Natalie Spooner felt she didn’t have much to aspire to within the sport of hockey. Now an Olympic gold medalist and Canadian Women’s Hockey League All-Star, she’s inspiring the next generation of girls through initiatives like Project North and Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest. 

By Shelley White

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Scotiabank – Understanding Your Customers from the Inside Out

Meeting customer needs means understanding the communities and people you serve. This has been a core strategic approach for Scotiabank for many years.

Like other employers at the Syrian Refugees Jobs Agenda Roundtable, convened by Hire Immigrants, Scotiabank has a longstanding commitment to workforce diversity. According to Maureen Neglia, Vice President of Human Resources, Global Recruitment, it has always made strategic sense. Ensuring Scotiabank has a workforce that reflects the people and communities it does business with is a logical strategy.

Change for the Better: How Ana Gatti’s Experience as an LGBT Woman in Financial Services has Improved Throughout Her Career


Ana Gatti once interviewed for a company where all 52 branch managers were men. Now the Director and Chief Auditor at Scotiabank Uruguay, she reflects on how far the financial industry has come over the past decade in its acceptance of women and members of the LGBT+ community, like herself. 

By Katy Paul-Chowdhury 

Scotiabank Young People in the Community Index

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To help us understand some of the key challenges facing young people across our geographies, Scotiabank has developed the Young People in the Community (YPC) Index jointly with the strategy consultancy GlobeScan and an international Advisory Council of leading external experts on youth issues. The YPC Index is composed of 19 indicators that are drawn from publically available data on health & well-being, and education.

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Scotiabank Impact Story: Empowering Customers with Sustainable Investing Tools


Read Scotiabank’s 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report 

For Patrick Metzger the need for a tool to help make investment decisions based on responsible business practice predates this story by at least a decade:


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