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The Arts inspire all Canadians to pursue their passions, providing us with new perspectives and experiences that enrich our lives. Scotia Wealth Management is proud to support some of Canada’s premier artistic events and tributes. Together with our clients, we recognize these artists, authors and organizers for their contributions to our multi-faceted and evolving national creative identity. Scotia Wealth Management salutes those who deliver enriched thinking to our collective experience of the Arts.
We’re proud to support Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival. Each year, Hot Docs showcases over 200 films to audiences of more than 200,000. With the Scotiabank Big Idea Series we’re delighted to support this world class documentary festival. Find out more
This year marks the 20th anniversary of
The Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival.
Each May, the Toronto area is enlivened with
a month-long celebration of contemporary
photography. CONTACT is the largest photography
event in the world, bringing together over 1,500
Canadian and international artists and photographers
exhibiting at more than 175 venues throughout the GTA.
The festival stimulates excitement and discussion among
an audience of over 1.5 million.
Find out more
The Scotiabank Photography Award (SPA) is
Canada’s largest and most prestigious annual
peer-nominated and peer-reviewed award that
acknowledges the outstanding contribution that
our winners have made to contemporary art and
photograph. Designed to raise the international
profile of established Canadian photographic artists,
the shortlist is announced every March in Toronto.
The winner is announced in May during the Scotiabank CONTACT
Photography Festival, along with the opening of the exhibition
and the book launch for the previous year’s winner.
Follow this year’s award shortlist and winners
Scotia Wealth Management is proud to celebrate Canadian excellence in fiction through our support of the Scotiabank Giller Prize. The Giller Prize is responsible in part for the continued growth of Canadian literary talent. Follow the excitement as it builds to the announcement of both the short and long list, culminating with the winner announced at the Fall gala. Find out more