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July 02, 2014 16:30 ET

Scotiabank Presents Waterfront Cinema at Canada Place

Great Canadian talent, great Canadian venue

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - July 2, 2014) - Canada Place is proud to host free outdoor movie nights every Thursday in July and August, starting July 10. As part of the Canada Place Summer Series, Waterfront Cinema at Canada Place will be presented by Scotiabank and take place on the North Point of the facility.

Every Thursday evening at dusk, Fresh Air Cinema will project a popular film on their large three story inflatable screen. In keeping with Canada Place's mission to provide inspirationally Canadian experiences, each film will feature great Canadian talent.

The schedule is as follows, every Thursday evening at dusk:

  • July 10 - Back to the Future (Michael J. Fox)
  • July 17 - Liar Liar (Jim Carrey)
  • July 24 - Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (Mike Myers)
  • July 31 - Uncle Buck (John Candy)
  • August 7 - Ghostbusters (Dan Aykroyd and Rick Moranis)
  • August 14 - The Notebook (Ryan Gosling & Rachel McAdams)
  • August 21 - The Hunger Games (Donald Sutherland)
  • August 28 - Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (William Shatner)

The 'Scotiabank presents Waterfront Cinema at Canada Place' series is part of the larger Scotiabank outdoor movie series this summer that gives film-lovers an opportunity to watch their favourite flicks for free. The national series will bring 32 free movie events to seven cities across Canada including Vancouver, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Regina, Toronto, Montreal and Halifax.

Seat cushions will be available on-site at Canada Place for purchase during the evening of each movie and the first 300 people will receive free popcorn from Scotiabank. Please note that Canada Place is not licensed to serve alcohol. Full event details are available at www.canadaplace.ca.

The 1st annual Waterfront Cinema at Canada Place is made possible by the generous support of key partners including Scotiabank, Fresh Air Cinema, FlyOver Canada, 24 Hours, CTV, Classic Rock 101 and Vancity Buzz.

About Canada Place

Canada Place is an iconic landmark and venue for world-class events and inspirationally Canadian experiences, located in the heart of Vancouver's waterfront. Canada Place is home port to the Vancouver-Alaska cruises, and houses Vancouver Convention Centre East, Pan Pacific Hotel, FlyOver Canada, World Trade Centre and VINCI Park.

Canada Place is owned and operated by Port Metro Vancouver. Port Metro Vancouver is a non-shareholder, financially self-sufficient corporation established by the Government of Canada, pursuant to the Canada Marine Act, and is accountable to the elected federal Minister of Transport. Port Metro Vancouver is Canada's largest port and a leader in environmental stewardship. About $184 billion in goods is traded annually with more than 160 trading economies, generating across Canada an estimated 100,000 jobs, $6.1 billion in wages, and $9.7 billion in GDP. Port Metro Vancouver's annual financial and sustainability reports provide an overview of our social, environmental and economic performance, and is independently assured by a third party.

About Scotiabank

Scotiabank is a leading financial services provider in over 55 countries and Canada's most international bank. Through our team of more than 86,000 employees, Scotiabank and its affiliates offer a broad range of products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management, corporate and investment banking to over 21 million customers. With assets of $792 billion (as at April 30, 2014), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (BNS) and New York (BNS) Exchanges. Scotiabank distributes the Bank's media releases using Marketwired. For more information please visit www.scotiabank.com.

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