Bank of Nova Scotia Var. Pref (BNSJVP)- Declares Dividend

The Bank of Nova Scotia Jamaica Limited has declared an interim dividend in respect of the Cumulative Redeemable Preference Stock Units of 6.63 cents per stock unit payable on June 30, 2008, to shareholders on record at June 13, 2008. The x-date is June 11, 2008.