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We have banking specialists ready to serve you in our network of Aboriginal Banking Centres located throughout Canada, in addition to four on-reserve branches

A Culture of Inclusion is the Heart of our Global Community of Scotiabankers

A culture of Inclusion is the heart of our global community of Scotiabankers, it is who we are and who we aspire to be. 

We value the unique abilities each employee brings to the workplace and are committed to providing an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. 

We strive to deliver a seamless, consistent and rewarding employment experience globally by developing policies and programs based on shared global principles.

We Provide Support During Recruitment and Selection for Aboriginal Persons Applying for Careers at Scotiabank.

If you are looking to apply for a career at Scotiabank and are choosing to identify yourself as an Aboriginal person, connect with our Diversity Recruiter for guidance during the recruitment and selection process, at www.scotiabank.com/aboriginaltalent  

We Have a Peer Support Network for Aboriginal Employees.

We support the creation of Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) as a forum for employees to meet, network and communicate about issues in the workplace that impact them. More importantly, they help create a sense of community and provide an opportunity to be involved directly in shaping our global culture of inclusion at Scotiabank.

Scotiabank Aboriginal Network is an ERG for employees who are passionate about Aboriginal inclusion in the workplace.

Scotiabank is an Employer of Choice™

Our hard work and efforts to be a Great Place to Work™ for Aboriginal People has been recognized in 2011 with the PAR Gold certification issued by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) for our continued dedication to Aboriginal initiatives, our activities in support of prosperity in Aboriginal communities, and our dedication to building a culture of inclusion.

Scotiabank Helps Create an Inclusive Culture in the Aboriginal Community.

We partner with community organizations and educational institutions that share our commitment to creating an inclusive and accessible workplace.

Scotiabank has an Aboriginal Banking Centre.

We have banking specialists ready to serve you in our network of Aboriginal Banking Centres located throughout Canada, in addition to four on-reserve branches.

In 1971, we were the first Canadian chartered bank to open a branch on an Aboriginal reserve. We now operate four on-reserve branch locations and 22 Aboriginal banking centres across Canada.

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