June 6, 2007

Bank of Nova Scotia Var. Pref. ( BNSJVP)- NEWS RELEASE

Contact: Joylene Griffiths Irving Director – Public, Corporate & Government Affairs 876.932.0565 Email: Joylene.Griffiths-Irving@Scotiabank.com Simone. Hull Public Relations Specialist 876.932.0549 Email: Simone.Hull@Scotiabank.com June 6, 2007 NEWS RELEASE Scotiabank pays dividend