Indigenous Financial Services

Creating sustainable financial relationships based on trust and respect to help achieve prosperity and honour our commitment to future generations

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Access our first-hand experience and tailored financial solutions designed for your unique needs

We understand the unique needs of Indigenous communities, businesses and individuals and are committed to building and nurturing connections to deliver the right products and services to help create prosperity for future generations.

We have the knowledge and experience to provide a variety of customized banking solutions to cater to the specific needs of our clients.

Indigenous peoples

  • Financial literacy training and credit building education
  • Chequing and savings accounts for your day-to-day banking
  • Credit cards that offer cash back, low interest rates or rewards
  • Investment services to help you plan for retirement

Indigenous governments

  • On-reserve development financing
  • Housing market creation
  • Acquisition financing
  • Equipment and infrastructure financing
  • Electronic cash management services
  • Chequing and savings accounts for your day-to-day banking
  • Investment specialists with expertise in managing trusts

Economic Development Corporations & Indigenous Businesses

  • On reserve development financing
  • Acquisition financing
  • Electronic cash management services
  • Chequing and savings accounts for your day-to-day banking
  • Investment services

Speak to an Indigenous Financial Services Specialist today

Community Development

Our commitment to you goes well beyond the financial and we are proud to be part of your community

Business Community

We're committed to supporting Indigenous communities in their steps to create prosperity for future generations. That's why Scotiabank is a member of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business, where we hold the Gold level for Progressive Aboriginal Relations.


Scotiabank is dedicated to the advancement and education of Indigenous youth and adults. We proudly support Indigenous students with educational initiatives and youth entrepreneurship programs.


For information on Scotiabank’s Registered Educational Savings Plans (RESPs) click here.


We are happy to be part of your community and are proud to demonstrate our commitment to you through progressive sponsorships.

Careers at Scotiabank

We strive to create a supportive, welcoming atmosphere that allows you to reach your full potential. To that end, we offer a peer support network for Indigenous employees. We also have a Mentorship Circle in which new talent is offered a mentor within the Scotiabank Indigenous Network.

Join the Scotiabank team and be part of an environment that's inclusive, respectful and accessible.

Click here for Indigenous Talent Program.

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