Bank of Nova Scotia: MD Financial Management Inc. and Scotiabank partner with the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology to support specialists at all stages of their careers

MD Financial Management Inc. and Scotiabank partner with the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology to support specialists at all stages of their careers

April 13, 2022

OTTAWA – (April 13, 2022) – MD Financial Management Inc. ® and Scotiabank today announced a new three-year agreement with the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (CAG) that will support professional development programs and research opportunities that enable gastroenterologists to be more successful in their practice. .

Our partnership will help facilitate essential clinical training and the highest quality research opportunities for these specialists throughout their careers. This, in turn, will help ensure that Canadians continue to receive high-quality digestive health care.

“MD and Scotiabank recognize the unique circumstances faced by specialist physicians, including gastroenterologists, at different stages of their careers,” said Daniel Labonté, President and Chief Executive Officer, MD. “We strive to help gastroenterologists access the high-quality professional and personal development opportunities they need to advance their skills and become leaders in patient care.”

As exclusive financial services partners of the CAG, MD and Scotiabank also offer educational content, advice and financial planning solutions tailored to the specific needs of gastroenterologists and their families.

“CAG is pleased to be able to engage in this new partnership with Scotiabank and MD,” said CAG President Dr. Kevin Waschke. “This partnership will support the CAG’s strategic vision to be the leader in promoting digestive health for all Canadians. We thank Scotiabank and MD for sharing this vision and look forward to working with them in the years to come.

Through relationships with 39 organizations, MD and Scotiabank are committed to providing financial support and educational resources to Canadian physicians and their families. Together, MD and Scotiabank share values ​​that help build a more sustainable healthcare system.

About Scotiabank
Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our Purpose: “For Every Future”, we help our clients, their families and their communities succeed through a wide range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate banking and investment banking. , and capital markets. With a team of approximately 90,000 employees and assets of approximately $1.2 trillion (as of January 31, 2022), Scotiabank is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: BNS) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: SNB). For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter @ScotiabankViews.

About MD Financial Management Inc.
With over 50 years of physician-focused experience, MD Financial Management Inc. MD is dedicated to providing financial peace of mind to Canada’s physicians and their families, so they can enjoy what matters most to them while achieving their career and life goals. . MD had over $59 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2021. MD Management Limited was the first MD Group company to be founded in 1969. MD Financial Management Inc. wholly owns or has a controlling interest in MD Group of Companies. It offers financial products and services, is the fund manager of the MD family of funds and provides investment advisory services. For a detailed listing of the MD Group of companies, visit

About the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology
The Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (CAG), founded in 1962, supports and engages in the study of the organs of the digestive tract in healthy and diseased people. With more than 1,100 members, the association promotes the advancement of the science and art of gastroenterology by providing national leadership in patient care, research, teaching and continuing professional development.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Katie O’Dell,
Director, Global Wealth Management Communications
647 472-5857
[email protected]

MD Communications
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MD Financial Management Inc.

Rakhee Neebar,
Communications Coordinator
Canadian Association of Gastroenterology
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