Charging into Earth Day: Scotiabank Announces 30 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Across Ontario

Apr 20, 2017 8:30 AM ET
Press Release

Toronto, ON, April 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, Scotiabank is proud to announce it is having over 30 Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations installed at select Scotiabank branches across Ontario.

The stations will be available in locations including, Arnprior,  Burlington, Cambridge, Carleton Place, Elliot Lake, Etobicoke, Kenora, King City, Lindsay, Listowel, London, Mattawa, Markham, Mississauga, Ottawa, Owen Sound, Pembroke, Penetanguishene, Port Credit, Russell, Simcoe, Smith Falls, Spanish, Stoney Creek, Thunder Bay, Timmins, Wallaceburg and Waterloo.

“We believe every customer has the right to become better off. For those making an effort to create a healthier environment by driving electric vehicles, we are happy to support them by offering charging stations at Scotiabank locations,” said Terri Williams, Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility at Scotiabank.  

Some of the 2017 electric cars from Chevrolet and Tesla will be coming to the King St. entrance of Scotia Plaza in Toronto, April 20-21. Torontonians will be able to learn about the latest technology in electric cars ahead of Earth Day.

Scotiabank is proud to offer its EcoLiving Auto Loan Program, which provides preferential financing for the purchase of electric, hybrid and clean diesel vehicles.

Scotiabank donates $10 to the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) for every loan booked through the program. Since the program launched in 2012, it has raised over $100,000 in donations for conservation stewardship in Canada. The donations support NCC’s Conservation Volunteers program, which invites Canadians of all ages to participate in hands-on conservation activities.

To find out more about how you can live more ecofriendly, check out Scotiabank EcoLiving at www.ecoliving.scotiabank.com.

About Scotiabank

Scotiabank is Canada's international bank and a leading financial services provider in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and Asia-Pacific. We are dedicated to helping our 23 million customers become better off through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets. With a team of more than 88,000 employees and assets of $887 billion (as at January 31, 2017), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (TSX: BNS) and New York Exchanges (NYSE: BNS). For more information, please visit www.scotiabank.com and follow us on Twitter @ScotiabankViews.

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Diana Hart

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Scotiabank

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diana.hart@scotiabank.com