Scotiabank to announce second quarter results

    TORONTO, May 22 /CNW/ - Scotiabank will announce details of its second
quarter results on Tuesday, May 29, 2007.Second Quarter Results News Release
    -   A news release of the second quarter results will be issued in Canada
        over Canada NewsWire and in the U.S. over PR Newswire at
        approximately 11:45 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 29, 2007.

    Second Quarter Results Conference Call
    -   The conference call will take place on Tuesday, May 29, 2007 at
        2:30 p.m. EDT and is expected to last approximately one hour.
    -   Interested parties are invited to access the call live, in
        listen-only mode:
        -  Via telephone, toll-free, at 1-800-733-7571 (please call five to
           15 minutes in advance).
        -  Via the Internet on the Investor Relations page of
    -   During the call, listeners may also wish to refer to the Quarterly
        Results information displayed on the Investor Relations page of
    -   Following discussion of the results by Scotiabank Executives, there
        will be a question and answer session. Listeners are also invited to
        submit questions by e-mail, to

    Conference Call Archive
    -   A telephone replay of the call will be available between May 29, 2007
        and June 12, 2007 by calling (416) 640-1917 (identification code
        21228443 followed by the number sign).
    -   The archived audio webcast will be available on the Investor
        Relations page of from approximately 6:00 p.m. EDT
        on May 29, 2007 for three months.Scotiabank is one of North America's premier financial institutions and
Canada's most international bank. With close to 57,000 employees, Scotiabank
Group and its affiliates serve approximately 12 million customers in some 50
countries around the world. Scotiabank offers a diverse range of products and
services including personal, commercial, corporate and investment banking.
With $396 billion in assets (as at January 31, 2007), Scotiabank trades on the
Toronto (BNS) and New York (BNS) Stock Exchanges. For more information please

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