Hockey’s Stanley Cup in Whistler, Chilliwack


Whistler and Chilliwack, BC new stops on cross-country ‘Celebration of Hockey Tour’

Scotiabank’s ‘Celebration of Hockey Tour’ will be making an appearance in British Columbia with the Stanley Cup®, Canada’s oldest and most famous sports trophy, in Whistler, on March 4th and Chilliwack, on March 5th,  2011. The Cup will be greeted by hockey fans and families eager to have their photos taken with this iconic piece of hockey history.  The Stanley Cup® will be accompanied by historical hockey artifacts showcasing the evolution of the game.

What: The Stanley Cup® in Whistler, BC
Who:   Fans, families and the community
When: Friday, March 4th 3:00am – 7:00pm
Where: Scotiabank Branch, 212 – 2059 Lake Placid Road, Whistler BC, V0N 1B2

What: The Stanley Cup® in Chilliwack, BC
Who:   Fans, families and the community
When: Saturday, March 5, 2011, 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Where: Scotiabank Branch, 100 – 45800 Promontory Road, Chilliwack, BC, V2R 5Z5

“The Stanley Cup® is the ultimate symbol of hockey and Canadian pride,” said Whistler Scotiabank Branch Manager, Phil Gibson. “Whether you play at the highest level or support hockey from the stands, all Canadians can agree that the Stanley Cup® is a part of our culture. For Scotiabank, hockey is a big part of life for many of our customers and employees.”

“The Celebration of Hockey program is about giving Canadians a chance to get up close to hockey’s beloved Stanley Cup®, which for many will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” said Chilliwack Scotiabank Branch Manager, Bonnie Oliver. “The Stanley Cup® symbolizes the love of hockey that unites all of us in Canada and we at the Scotiabank branch here in Chilliwack are proud to bring this experience to our community.”

Enhancing the experience, the ultimate hockey megastore and Scotiabank partner Pro Hockey Life are providing prizes and helpful information regarding proper equipment fitting.  For more information on Pro Hockey Life, please visit their website at

About Scotiabank
As the Official Bank of the NHL®, NHLPA®, NHL Alumni™ and the CWHL, Scotiabank is very proud to be Canada’s Hockey Bank.  Scotiabank has a long tradition of supporting hockey in Canada from local teams and minor hockey associations to professional players and leagues.  Through its partnerships, Scotiabank’s hockey programs enrich the communities where Canadians live and work by engaging fans and players in new ways to celebrate our game.  Scotiabank supports the passion and pride Canadians feel for hockey and believes it is fundamental to helping young people learn about teamwork, camaraderie and the spirit of competition. Scotiabank’s partnership with Pro Hockey Life (known as Sports Rousseau in Quebec) provides exclusive in-store and online discounts to the Bank’s customers, promotes advice on equipment and enhances the grassroots community programs of both companies.  Scotiabank also has partnerships with the Montreal Canadiens®, the Calgary Flames® whose home arena is the Scotiabank Saddledome, and the Ottawa Senators® whose home arena is Scotiabank Place.  For more information on Scotiabank’s hockey programs visit

Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live and work, both in Canada and abroad. Recognized as a leader internationally and among Canadian corporations for its charitable donations and philanthropic activities, in 2010 the Bank provided about $50 million in sponsorships and donations to a variety of projects and initiatives, primarily in the areas of healthcare, education, social services and arts and culture. Visit us at

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