Media Advisory & Photo Op - Scotiabank Racks Up Millions in Donations in its 2006 United Way of Greater Toronto Fundraising Campaign

    TORONTO, Feb. 6 /CNW/ - Scotiabank President and Chief Executive Officer,
Rick Waugh will rack up the balls for a charity pool game tomorrow with Susan
McIsaac, Vice-President of Resource Development, United Way of Greater
Toronto, as Scotiabank announces its largest-ever United Way donation.Who:      Rick Waugh, President and CEO, Scotiabank, 2006 United Way
              Campaign Chair
              Susan McIsaac, Vice-President Resource Development, United Way
              of Greater Toronto
              Scotiabank Employees and Volunteers

    What:     Scotiabank announces their largest-ever donation to United Way
              of Greater Toronto

    Where:    The Academy of Spherical Arts
              38 Hannah Avenue, Toronto

    When:     Wednesday, February 7, 2007
              Photo Op: Opening break at 5:30 p.m. sharp

    Why:      Scotiabank's contribution to the largest United Way Campaign to
              date, was the most successful ever. This year, United Way of
              Greater Toronto raised a record $106.8 million for the
              community and Scotiabank's President & CEO Rick Waugh chaired
              this campaign. The cheque presentation and photo op begin the
              Scotiabank/United Way award ceremony that celebrates the
              achievements of the hundreds of Scotiabank volunteers who made
              the 2006 fundraising campaign an enormous success.Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live
and work, both in Canada and abroad. Recognized as a leader internationally
and among Canadian corporations for its charitable donations and philanthropic
activities, in 2005 the Bank provided more than $40 million in sponsorships
and donations to a variety of projects and initiatives, primarily in the areas
of healthcare, education and social services. Scotiabank is on the World Wide
Web at

For further information:
For further information: Livy Feldgajer, Scotiabank Public Affairs,
(416) 866-6203,