hockey for all

We believe Canada’s game should be for all Canadians. That’s why Scotiabank is on a mission to make hockey more diverse, more inclusive and more accessible for all.

How we’re working to change the game

Through our sponsorships, partnerships and programs, Scotiabank is committed to realizing a better future for hockey.  

Hockey Diversity Alliance 

To inspire a diverse generation of hockey players and fans, and help change the face of hockey, we’re partnering with the HDA to support grassroots initiatives and the Hockey Diversity Alliance Education Program. 

Community Hockey Sponsorship Program 

To financially support community hockey teams, associations and organizations this season, our branch network across Canada will distribute $1,000,000 in funding, impacting over 160,000 players this season.

Hockey Canada 
Foundation Assist Fund 

To support Black and Indigenous youth, and young People of Colour, we’re partnering with Hockey Canada and donating $350,000 to the Hockey Canada Foundation Assist Fund. 

Partners & programs

Future of Hockey Lab

To create, experience and test new ideas to help make hockey more welcoming and equitable, we’re partnering with Hockey Nova Scotia on the Future of Hockey Lab. 

You Can Play 

To ensure safety and inclusion in hockey for LGBT+ athletes, coaches and fans, we’ve committed $120,000 over the next 3 years to You Can Play.

Scotiabank Girls HockeyFest

To ensure access to hockey no matter their financial standing, we’re hosting free hockey clinics across Canada for young women, introducing them to inspirational role models, including Scotiabank Teammates, Cassie-Campbell Pascall and Natalie Spooner.

Project North

To provide young people from diverse backgrounds with the opportunity to play the game, we’re partnering with Project North to help deliver new hockey equipment to communities across Canada’s North.  

Professional Women’s 
Hockey Players 
Association
 

To support the future of the women’s game, we’re partnering with the PWHPA to showcase the most talented players in North America, while inspiring the next generation through programs like Scotia Rising Teammates.  

Scotiabank Hockey Club Fundraising Tool powered by FlipGive 

To provide teams and associations opportunities to fundraise this season, we’re providing matching grants through the Scotiabank Hockey Club Fundraising Tool powered by FlipGive.