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Scotiabank

May 16, 2016 13:56 ET

Media Advisory: Scotiabank Reinforces Its Presence in Quebec With the Opening of Its Newest Branch in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu

MONTREAL, QC--(Marketwired - May 16, 2016) - Scotiabank is proud to announce the opening of its newest branch in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu on Monday, May 16.

This marks Scotiabank's third branch opening this year in Quebec and reinforces its presence in the province. This new branch will house a full-time agronomist who will provide customers with access to innovative farming-specific products and services. The branch will also offer the popular ScotiaOne Account Plans designed specifically for agriculture business customers and ScotiaFlex for agriculture, an innovative lending program giving dependable access to multiple credit products under one global credit limit.

"Our new branch in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu constitutes an important expansion into the province and we are proud to offer a range of services tailored to serve the agricultural needs of our customers in this region of the province," said Carole Chapdelaine, Senior Vice President, Quebec and Eastern Ontario Region, at Scotiabank. "Our agronomist brings a strong understanding of the market in this region and will extend Scotiabank's ability to provide the best quality services to all our customers."

This newest branch is another example of Scotiabank's commitment to Quebec and its local communities.

About Scotiabank

Through our global community investment strategy, Scotiabank and its employees support causes at a grassroots level. Recognized as a leader for our charitable donations and philanthropic activities, in 2015, Scotiabank contributed $67 million to help our communities around the world.

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