A long-standing partner of Habitat for Humanity Canada, Scotiabank has expanded its support of Habitat’s Every Youth Initiative program through ScotiaRISE.

Launched in January 2021, ScotiaRISE is the bank’s 10-year, $500 million dollar commitment aimed at promoting economic resilience among disadvantaged groups. By supporting programs and organizations like Habitat for Humanity Canada, Scotiabank is providing the tools people need to improve their education and employment prospects, adapt to changing circumstances, and increase the likelihood of financial success. Habitat Canada’s Every Youth Initiative program will work with youth across the country to provide valuable trade and life skills, increase their competence and confidence, and help young people form a strong foundation for better outcomes in education and employment.

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