Industry Canada

Industry Canada

January 26, 2010 11:11 ET

Government of Canada Congratulates TELUS on Philanthropic Award

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 26, 2010) - The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry, on behalf of the Government of Canada, congratulated TELUS Corporation on being awarded the 2010 Freeman Philanthropic Services Award for Outstanding Corporation by the Association of Fundraising Professionals and made the following statement:

"I would like to congratulate TELUS on being named the most philanthropic corporation by the Association of Fundraising Professionals. TELUS is the first Canadian company to receive this award.

"Many organizations and charitable foundations across the country benefit from TELUS's active partnerships with communities and charitable organizations. I was impressed with the number and range of approaches that TELUS has implemented to achieve merit this award. I hope that other Canadian companies might learn from, and emulate, these innovative methods. This award represents the great spirit that drives Canadian business forward and is an example for the whole world to follow."

Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable Tony Clement
    Minister of Industry
    Lynn Meahan - Press Secretary
    Industry Canada
    Media Relations