On December 11, 2013, Scotiabank and Bank of Beijing celebrated the introduction of the Scotiabank StartRight Program to help immigrants, international students and foreign workers establish a Canadian banking relationship before they leave China. This new agreement expands Scotiabank’s existing account opening partnerships in China with China Everbright Bank and Bank of Xi’an. Pictured: Yang Bingzhu, Chairman of Bank of Beijing; Chris Hodgson, Group Head, Global Wealth & Insurance, Scotiabank; Jiao zhengjun, Managing Director of CYTS Tours Holding Co. Ltd.
Congratulations to all Women’s Executive Network 2013
Top 100 winners, and past Scotiabank honourees for their dynamic leadership.
Scotiabank donates $750,000 toward Rehabilitation Services and Child Safety Link program at IWK Health Foundation in Halifax. Scotiabank President, Brian Porter, and Senior Vice President for Atlantic Region, Islay McGlynn, announced the donation at IWK Health Centre on October 10.
Joined by Scotiabank CEO Rick Waugh and Chief Marketing Officer John Doig, The Tenors launched their new single “I Thank You” on October 18 with a live performance at Scotia Plaza in Toronto. Sponsored by Scotiabank, the song marks Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Canada’s 100th anniversary, with 50 cents of every download going toward the non-profit organization.
Canadian female marathon record breakers, Lanni Marchant and Krista DuChene are greeted at the finish line by previous record holder, Sylvia Ruegger at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. (Photo Credit: Todd Fraser)
Scotiabank US Virgin Islands is celebrating its 50th anniversary the in country with an annual scholarship to the University of the Virgin Islands. As part of the Bank’s Bright Future philanthropic program, this year’s contribution of $20,000 USD will go towards four students and reflects Scotiabank’s commitment to making education more accessible for youth who strengthen the development of the country’s economy. Pictured: UVI President Dr. David Hall, Scholarship recipient Devon Williams and Scotiabank Marketing Manager Sadie Taylor-Clendinen.
On September 29th more than 6,000 women coloured the streets of Trinidad pink for the 15th annual Scotiabank Women Against Breast Cancer 5K Classic. Under the Bank’s Bright Future philanthropic program, the walk raises funds for the Scotiabank Women Against Breast Cancer Program which has supported more than 16,000 women in their fight against the disease.