Offering innovative farming-specific banking
and lending products to suit your needs

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When it comes to agriculture, we get it

Keeping pace with today's farms and agri-businesses

Scotiabank has been providing financial services to Canadian farms and agri-businesses for more than 185 years. From small family farms to large-scale producers and processors, we have responded to our customers' changing needs. But one thing remains constant – our commitment to serve those that feed our nation. Our Agricultural Specialists come from agriculture and farming backgrounds to better understand & serve your business. 

We don't treat farming just like any other business. Because it really isn't.

Our unique approach includes:

  • Being a leading supplier of financial services to agriculture in Canada and increasingly to the global agricultural market
  • Our client base spans Small Business, Commercial and Corporate segments
  • Offering ease and convenience of practical financial solutions and products designed for agricultural needs
  • Providing dependable support for industry and clients
  • Providing commitment to our clients' futures, including succession planning for the next generation
  • Being highly flexible
  • Offering comprehensive advice for all financial needs – business and personal
  • Dedicated Agriculture sales and credit teams
  • Ability to assess your full financial picture


The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ supports women in agriculture with networking events and expertise in succession planning, managing farm risk and more. Speak to an Agricultural Banking Specialist to find out more.

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Offering comprehensive banking services

  • Tailored to meet the specific needs of your farm or agri-business
  • Providing comprehensive solutions for all of your business and personal banking needs
  • For smooth day-to-day operations
  • Providing big picture planning for the future

ScotiaOne Account Plan for agriculture

Making banking easier with a plan designed especially for the agriculture industry

Exclusive Banking Package: Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA)

Exclusive package of personal and business banking products and services in collaboration with OFA

Speak to an Agricultural Banking Specialist today

Aaron Ens

Senior Client Relationship Manager, Agriculture

Area covered:
Calgary, Red Deer, Lethbridge, Nanton, Olds, AB

225 – 6th Avenue SW, Suite 1700,
Calgary, Alberta
T2P 1N2



Allen Bellamy

Client Relationship Manager, Hutterite Specialist
Area covered:
Southern Alberta

2nd Floor
324 1 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB T1J 0A5



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