Today, TELUS (TSX:T)(NYSE:TU) has officially launched the TELUS Manitoba Community Board, led by Board Chair Dave Johnston, retired President and COO of Great West Life´s Canadian Division, the company said.
The TELUS Manitoba Community Board will provide USD 350,000 in grants each year to local registered charities across the province to help local youth succeed through the power of technology. This contribution is part of TELUS´ total USD 1m commitment in 2017 for community investment in Manitoba.
TELUS had been part of the community since it launched national wireless services in Manitoba in 2000.
TELUS is a national telecommunications company, with USD 12.8 billion of annual revenue and 12.7 million subscriber connections, including 8.6 million wireless subscribers, 1.7 million high-speed Internet subscribers, 1.4 million residential network access lines and more than 1.0 million TELUS TV customers.