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Press release from CNW Group

Scotiabank to Open New Regional Center in Drummondville

Thursday, September 05, 2013

Scotiabank to Open New Regional Center in Drummondville

14:06 EDT Thursday, September 05, 2013

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DRUMMONDVILLE, QC, Sept. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Scotiabank today announced the plans to build a new 6,400 square foot Regional Center in Drummondville, Quebec set to open in the summer of 2014. The new full service regional centre will be located on the southeast corner of St-Amant St. and René-Levesque Blvd. and will offer a variety of retail, small business, commercial, agriculture and wealth services along with a drive-thru ABM. This opening represents a $3.4 million investment and 20 new jobs for the region.

"Drummondville represents a strategic expansion for Scotiabank in Quebec and we are proud to offer a variety of client services in the retail, commercial and wealth segments," said Carole Chapdelaine, Scotiabank Senior Vice-President, Quebec and Eastern Ontario Region. "Our team of experts will be ready to serve the community and do our part to move the economic development of the region forward."

The Drummondville Regional Center will offer the following features and services:

  • Two in-branch ABMs
  • One drive-thru ABM
  • Plus 5 Couche Tard ABMs at the following locations:
  • 1000, rue Jean de Brébeuf
  • 2835 rue Lemire
  • 690, boul St-Joseph
  • 2115, rue des Canadiens
  • 2010, rue St-Pierre
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday-Tuesday 9 AM - 5 PM
    Wednesday-Thursday: 9 AM - 7 PM
    Fri 9 AM - 5 PM
    Saturday 9 AM - 3 PM

"We are pleased to welcome Scotiabank to our region, said Francine Ruest Jutra, Mayor of Drummondville and President of the Société de développement économique de Drummondville.  "Scotiabank's investment in Drummondville is good news for our local economy and I know the businesses in the region will benefit from the variety of services and expertise that they bring."

Scotiabank is expanding into Drummondville and what is widely perceived as the driving economic force in the "heart of Quebec" to pursue the many economic opportunities in this fast-growing community.  Earlier this week Scotiabank announced that its customers will have ABM access at select Couche-Tard stores across Quebec, effective September 3, 2013. This expansion of 287 Scotiabank-branded ABMs will boost the Bank's ABM network in Quebec to 444. Along with supporting the economic development in the region, Scotiabank also looks forward to supporting the local charitable causes that are important to our customers and employees.

About Scotiabank

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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Image with caption: "Martin Dupont, General Manager of Société de développement économique de Drummondville, Carole Chapdelaine, Senior Vice-President, Quebec and Eastern Ontario Region, Scotiabank and Roberto Léveillée, Municipal councillor at the announcement of a new Scotiabank Regional Center in Drummondville (CNW Group/Scotiabank)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130905_C4395_PHOTO_EN_30443.jpg

Image with caption: "Carole Chapdelaine, Senior Vice-President, Quebec and Eastern Ontario Region, Scotiabank, announces the opening of a new Scotiabank Regional Center in Drummondville for summer 2014 (CNW Group/Scotiabank)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130905_C4395_PHOTO_EN_30444.jpg

SOURCE: Scotiabank

For further information:

Deborah Bourne
High Road Communications for Scotiabank
514.908.0110 ext. 319
Deborah.bourne@highroad.com

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