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Scotiabank

December 05, 2016 12:00 ET

Scotiabank Donates $20,000 USD to support relief efforts in Costa Rica

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 05, 2016) - Scotiabank is donating $20,000 USD to the Costa Rican Red Cross to help support the relief efforts in the country following Hurricane Otto.

"Our thoughts go out to those impacted by the recent damage caused by Hurricane Otto in Costa Rica," said Brendan King, Senior Vice-President, International Banking, Scotiabank. "Scotiabank remains committed to working with our customers as they work to rebuild their communities."

Scotiabank has been operational in Costa Rica since 1995.

About Scotiabank

At Scotiabank, we aim to support organizations that are committed to helping young people reach their full potential. Young people are our future leaders and Scotiabank's goal is to help ensure that they have the necessary skills and resources they need to support their success. Together with our employees, the Bank supports causes at a grassroots level. Recognized as a leader for our charitable donations and philanthropic activities, in 2016, Scotiabank contributed in excess of $70 million to help our communities around the world.

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 88,000 employees and assets of $896 billion (as at October 31, 2016), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (TSX: BNS) and New York Exchanges (NYSE: BNS). For more information, please visit www.scotiabank.com and follow us on Twitter @ScotiabankViews.

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