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Model Behaviour: How Val Walls is Leading By Example To Engage LGBT + Employees, Customers and Allies at Scotiabank

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As Director of Sales Effectiveness at Scotiabank, as well as lead champion for Scotiabank’s Toronto Pride Employee Resource Group, Val Walls is always asking herself: How can I touch, move, inspire and make a difference? She shares how she’s driving change  and creating an inclusive vision of LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans+) rights.

-By Shelly White

For Val Walls, the energy at Toronto’s Pride Parade feels like “arriving at the top of the mountain.”

The Scotiabank Charity Challenge Continues to Drive Community Commitment

Racers are fundraising for 68 local charities
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CALGARY, May 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Canada's longest running marathon – the Scotiabank Calgary Marathon – takes place this weekend for the 54th year, with participants raising money for 68 local charities.

The Scotiabank Calgary Marathon features the: 50km Ultra, Scotiabank Calgary Marathon, Centaur Subaru 21.1km, Jugo Juice 10km, GoodLife Fitness 5km Walk & Run and the Scotiabank Kids Marathon, for those 12 years of age and under. The race weekend will welcome 10,000 participants across all distances.

University of Ottawa Wins National Champion Title in Environmental Challenge

by Sayem Reza
Blog

In northern food-insecure communities, students from the University of Ottawa are manufacturing commercial grade hydroponic systems housed in shipping containers enabling communities to grow their own food locally.

Enactus University of Ottawa has been named the 2018 Scotiabank EcoLiving Green Challenge National Champion by this country’s largest student leadership development organization, Enactus Canada, and proud program supporter Scotiabank. The national competition took place at the 2018 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Toronto.

Ryerson University Team Wins Youth Empowerment National Champion Title

by Sayem Reza
Blog

Ryerson University students partnered with a local school in Pisac, Peru to implement a horticultural education program designed to generate a sustainable revenue stream for the school.

Enactus Ryerson has been named the 2018 Scotiabank Youth Empowerment Challenge National Champion by this country’s largest student leadership development organization, Enactus Canada, and program supporter Scotiabank. The national competition took place at the 2018 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Toronto.

In CEO Takeover, Young Woman Shows the Way for Future Women Leaders

Blog

One day last October, 18-year-old Sindy Mosquera traded in her role as high school student to become CEO at Scotiabank’s Colombian subsidiary Banco Colpatria, one of Colombia’s largest banks. It was an opportunity that changed her life.

FitSpirit and Scotiabank Empower Canadian Girls to Stick with Sports

Scotiabank donates $1 million to FitSpirit to help build teenage girls' confidence through physical activity
Press Release

TORONTO, May 8, 2018 /3BL Media - Today, Canadian not-for-profit FitSpirit announced the Scotiabank FitSpirit Celebration in Toronto. The Celebration is the culmination of FitSpirit's 10-week program where participating young women run a five or 10 kilometre race, encouraging them to push their limits while having fun being active.

Scotiabank Donates $10,000 to Flood Relief Efforts in New Brunswick

Donations in Support of the Canadian Red Cross can be Made at any Scotiabank Branch in Canada.
Press Release

TORONTO, May 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - To support our customers, employees and all community members, Scotiabank is donating $10,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to assist with relief efforts in New Brunswick following recent flooding in the province. Our thoughts go out to the people of New Brunswick.

Scotiabank Donates $1 Million to the CHU Sainte-Justine Ahead of Banque Scotia 21k de Montréal Race Weekend

Donation to support hospital's pediatric asthma research and emergency room facilities
Press Release

MONTREAL, April 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - As thousands of runners prepared to take part at the 16th annual Banque Scotia 21k de Montréal, one of Quebec's most important road races and fundraising runs, Scotiabank announced its $1 million donation to Montreal's Sainte-Justine University Hospital Centre.

Today is Talk With Our Kids About Money Day!

From coast to coast to coast, hundreds of thousands of young people are talking about money today in classrooms and homes across Canada.
Press Release

Scotiabank to Award $1.5M to Start-ups in Latest Business Plan Contest

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Scotiabank has launched its fifth annual Vision Achiever Programme Business Plan Competition, which will see a total of $1.5 million going to the winning entrants.

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