Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC)

The Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC) is a federal Crown corporation created by Parliament in 1967 to protect your deposits made with member financial institutions in case of their failure. CDIC is NOT a bank. CDIC is NOT a private insurance company.

Scotiabank is the well-known trade name of The Bank of Nova Scotia. The following Scotiabank group of members are CDIC member institutions

  • The Bank of Nova Scotia
  • Scotia Mortgage Corporation
  • Montreal Trust Company of Canada
  • National Trust Company

At a Glance

For full details of current coverage limitations, refer to the CDIC brochure Protecting Your Deposits (38 kb), or ask for a copy at your Scotiabank branch.

Effective April 30, 2022 there will be new requirements by Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC) for deposits held in trust. We encourage customers with trust deposits to familiarise themselves with the new requirements by reading the Important Notice and monitoring the CDIC website at for updated information.

Eligible Deposits

The Scotiabank group's Deposit Product List displays instruments and/or products of these Scotiabank Group members that are eligible for deposit insurance through the CDIC (up to the maximum protection limit).