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April 12, 2016 18:30 ET

Scotiabank Announces Election of Directors

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - April 12, 2016) - Scotiabank announced that the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated February 9, 2016 were elected as directors of the Bank. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at its Annual Meeting of Shareholders earlier today in Calgary, Alberta are set out below.

Election of Directors

On a vote by ballot, each of the following 17 nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of the Bank:

Nominee   Votes For   % For   Votes Withheld   % Withheld
Nora A. Aufreiter       663,527,920   99.65%        2,303,721   0.35%
Guillermo E. Babatz       663,317,710   99.62%        2,513,931   0.38%
Scott B. Bonham       663,660,822   99.67%        2,170,819   0.33%
Ronald A. Brenneman       652,497,510   98.00%      13,334,131   2.00%
Charles H. Dallara       663,553,016   99.66%        2,278,625   0.34%
William R. Fatt       659,903,849   99.11%        5,927,792   0.89%
Tiff Macklem       663,909,625   99.71%        1,922,016   0.29%
Thomas C. O'Neill       642,614,423   96.51%      23,217,218   3.49%
Eduardo Pacheco       652,876,631   98.05%      12,955,010   1.95%
Brian J. Porter       663,842,728   99.70%        1,987,944   0.30%
Una M. Power       663,514,758   99.65%        2,316,883   0.35%
Aaron W. Regent       659,530,748   99.05%        6,300,893   0.95%
Indira V. Samarasekera       663,276,188   99.62%        2,555,453   0.38%
Susa  L. Segal       661,650,740   99.37%        4,180,601   0.63%
Paul D. Sobey       650,827,034   97.75%      15,004,607   2.25%
Barbara S. Thomas       661,252,806   99.32%        4,518,643   0.68%
L. Scott Thomson       654,946,147   98.37%      10,825,386   1.63%

Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders held earlier today will be published shortly on www.scotiabank.com, and filed with the Canadian and U.S. securities regulators.

About Scotiabank

Scotiabank is Canada's international bank and a leading financial services provider in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and Asia-Pacific. We are dedicated to helping our 23 million customers become better off through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets. With a team of more than 89,000 employees and assets of $920 billion (as at January 31, 2016), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (TSX: BNS) and New York Exchanges (NYSE: BNS). Scotiabank distributes the Bank's media releases using Marketwired. For more information, please visit www.scotiabank.com and follow us on Twitter @ScotiabankViews.

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