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November 12, 2013 17:28 ET

Scotiabank Donates $100,000 to Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - November 12, 2013) - Scotiabank today pledged a donation of C$100,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to assist in relief efforts in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

"Our thoughts are with the people of the Philippines, their families and friends as rescue efforts continue in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan," said Brian Porter, Scotiabank's President and CEO. "We recognize that the effects of this disaster are far reaching and along with our customers and employees, we want to contribute to the relief efforts being coordinated through the Red Cross." 

Donations can also be made at Scotiabank branches from November 13 until December 13, 2013.

About Scotiabank

Scotiabank operates in 11 countries and territories in the Asia-Pacific region including Australia, China, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. The Bank has more than 19,000 employees, 2,617 ABMs and 767 branches, kiosks and other offices in the region, including affiliates.

Scotiabank is a leading multinational financial services provider and Canada's most international bank. With more than 83,000 employees, Scotiabank and its affiliates serve some 21 million customers in more than 55 countries around the world. Scotiabank offers a broad range of products and services including personal, commercial, corporate and investment banking. In December 2012, Scotiabank became the first Canadian bank to be named Global Bank of the Year and Bank of the Year in the Americas by The Banker magazine, a Financial Times publication. With assets of $743 billion (as at July 31, 2013), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (BNS) and New York Exchanges (BNS). For more information please visit www.scotiabank.com.

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