Piecing Together Scotiabank’s History
Digital jigsaw puzzles featuring items from Scotiabank’s archives.
This selection of images has been curated to provide puzzlers a fun challenge while illustrating the diversity of Scotiabank’s collections. You can set the puzzle difficulty for each image and don’t forget to share your accomplishments with friends!
Presented by the Archives and Information Management Office and the Corporate History Program.
The National Trust Company Polo Park Shopping Centre branch, Winnipeg, 1965
Celebrating their 60-year anniversary in 2022, the Polo Park branch has been a fixture in the shopping centre since December 30, 1962! Before joining Scotiabank, the Polo Park branch in Winnipeg operated as a location for The National Trust Company. It was converted in May 1999 after the Bank acquired National Trust.
Part of RG300.
Announcement card for the Northgate Shopping Centre branch, [ca. 1971].
This groovy “News from Scotiabank” card announces new hours at the Northgate branch in Sarnia, ON. The announcement card features a branding style typical of the early 70s using blue and a unique dual font, globe and arrow logo. Did you know that the Bank used blue as a branding colour before adopting its signature red?
Part of RG045.
The Bank of Nova Scotia 100-year anniversary advertisement, 1932.
During its 100th anniversary year in 1932, The Bank of Nova Scotia adopts a new tagline: A Century of Banking Service. The tagline is used as a way of highlighting the Bank’s history of stability and service. This advertisement also calls attention to how the founding of the Bank predates Queen Victoria’s accession to the throne by 5 years.
Part of RG012.