PRESS RELEASE – The Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club and Scotiabank have come to terms on a multi-year naming rights deal that will now see the home of the C’s referred to as Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium.
Terms of the agreement were not released as per Vancouver Canadians policy.
“This is a day we have all been looking forward to very much,” says Vancouver Canadians President Andy Dunn who along with owners Jake Kerr and Jeff Mooney have found a partner in Scotiabank that is also committed to the local community.
“To have a partner like Scotiabank work together with us to ensure we have a home for professional baseball for years to come is something we are all very proud of,” added Dunn.
“Our sponsorship of Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium is a natural extension of our support for minor league baseball and the wide array of events and activities we are involved in that enrich the lives of our staff, customers and members of the community” said David Poole, Senior Vice President, BC & Yukon Region, Scotiabank. “We’ve been friends of the Vancouver Canadians for many years, and as a fan I’m really looking forward to an exciting 2010 baseball season”.
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 2009 the Bank provided about $39 million in sponsorships and donations to a variety of projects and initiatives, primarily in the areas of sports, healthcare, education, social services and arts and culture.
The Vancouver Canadians open their 2010 home schedule on Monday, June 21st at 7:05pm. Tickets are available right here on our website.