Scotiabank Short-Term Income Fund: Distribution announcement

On September 30, 2015, 75% of earned income in the Scotiabank Short-Term Income Fund (the Fund) was paid out to shareholders of classes A, IU and NU of the Fund in the form of a distribution.

Details are as follows:

Date of Record: Holders of class A, IU and NU with a positive number of shares as of the close of business day on September 28, 2015 were eligible for the distribution.

Date of Payment: Distributions were paid out on September 30, 2015.

Period of coverage for this distribution: The time frame spans since August 28, 2015 through September 29, 2015.

Form of payment: Distributions were automatically reinvested in additional shares of the same class of the Fund held by a shareholder, unless the Manager or its agent received written instructions from the shareholder to pay cash distributions.

Frequency of distribution: The Fund intends to pay a monthly distribution, as determined by the Board of Directors. These distributions are not guaranteed and may change at any time at the discretion of the Board of Directors of the Fund. Please refer to the prospectus of the Fund for further details.