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.”
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.
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 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.
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.
Scotiabank donates $1 million to FitSpirit to help build teenage girls' confidence through physical activity
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.
Donations in Support of the Canadian Red Cross can be Made at any Scotiabank Branch in Canada.
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.
Donation to support hospital's pediatric asthma research and emergency room facilities
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.