Diversity and Inclusion 

Our most important investment is the one we make in our people.

We're for every future.

Imagine a world where everyone was exactly the same. No one would ever expand their horizons or consider new perspectives (and it would be pretty dull, if you ask us). We believe in a different kind of world – one where differences are celebrated. That’s the kind of environment you’ll find at Scotiabank.

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Life at Scotiabank

Grow in an environment to thrive

Our most important investment is the one we make in our people. Our customer focus starts with taking care of our employees around the world. That’s why we work to grow and diversify talent and engage employees in a performance-oriented culture.

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Employee Resource Groups

Scotiabank actively supports Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) – grassroots initiatives that celebrate our diversity and foster inclusion. ERGs span diverse gender identities, ages, abilities, sexual orientations, ethnicities, veterans and allies. By getting involved with grassroots initiatives we can all foster inclusion.

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Scotiabank reaffirms commitment to inclusion for every future. We will always stand by our choice to be inclusice and kind. 

President and CEO Brian Porter participates in the BlackNorth Initiative Summit

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Transitioning at work: 'I walked into 100% acceptance'

As we celebrate Pride Month, two transition journeys, and how the Bank laid the groundwork for support.

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Spotlight on our Black Employee Resource Group

Learn how Molara and Vernette, two Scotiabnkers, are supporting Black employees throughout the organiation and community.

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Banking should be easy. For everyone.

We’re committed to building a stronger and more inclusive society for everybody, every ability, and every future. Not just today, but every day.

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International Women's Day 2020

The Scotia Women Initiative is making a difference for women entrepreneurs in Canada, and we’re proud to provide education, mentorship, and capital for their businesses to grow, thrive, and flourish.

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Pride 2020

It’s about including everyone, making sure no one is left behind. This year, we’ll celebrate Pride a little differently and make sure that together, we fill the air with love. 

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Unlock your potential

We know what you’re capable of. At Scotiabank, every employee is empowered to reach their fullest potential, respected for who they are and embraced for their differences. We alue your unique life experiences and perspectives and we welcome you to bring your whole self to work.

Indigenous Talent Program

We value your unique life experiences and insights – that’s why we offer customized support to applicants.

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Veterans & Reservists

We thank you for your service, and welcome your leadership. We’d be happy to support you as you transition to the private sector.

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Newcomers

We welcome you, and we’re eager to hear about your unique perspectives and life experiences.

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Persons with Disabilities

Join our team and find a home for your experiences and skills. You can also get customized support when you apply.

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