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2012-07-23 10:27:11

TELUS compliant as non-Canadian ownership is below 33 1/3 per cent VANCOUVER, July 23, 2012 /CNW/ - Today TELUS formally responded to the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) about the misleading allegations by Globalive concerning TELUS' foreign ownership levels. TELUS' response highlights that its long-established systems to monitor and control foreign ownership of its voting shares have kept the company compliant with Canada's foreign ownership...

2012-06-28 02:31:52

Survey reveals 71 per cent of companies forego increased productivity and enhanced customer service by not exploring cloud computing TORONTO, June 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Concerns over data security and a limited knowledge of cloud computing are putting Canada's economic competitiveness  at risk, as business and IT leaders fail to adopt new cloud technologies, according to an TELUS and IDC Canada study released today. The study, commissioned by TELUS, reveals that the majority of...

2012-05-24 06:31:04

Thousands of TELUS volunteers lend a hand on Saturday to help hundreds of charities across Canada during seventh annual TELUS Day of Giving VANCOUVER, May 24, 2012 /CNW/ - On Saturday, May 26, 12,000 TELUS team members and retirees across Canada will take part in the seventh annual TELUS Day of Giving. Team members, retirees, friends and family from coast to coast will volunteer in support of local activities to make positive, heartfelt and lasting connections within their...

2012-05-09 02:31:02

Revenue and earnings growth generated by continued leading wireless performance VANCOUVER, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - TELUS Corporation's first quarter 2012 revenue was $2.6 billion, an increase of four per cent over last year. The increase was generated by nearly six per cent growth in wireless revenue and two per cent growth in wireline revenue, both driven by strong data growth. In the wireless segment, the company added 63,000 postpaid wireless customers in the first quarter...

2012-05-08 18:20:59

Overwhelming 92.4 per cent shareholder support excluding Mason Capital's empty voting VANCOUVER, May 8, 2012 /CNW/ - TELUS is withdrawing its proposal to convert its non-voting shares to common shares. The empty voting trading tactics of hedge fund Mason Capital and lack of regulatory oversight of the practice make it apparent a vote to be held at TELUS' annual general and special meeting of shareholders on May 9 would not succeed. Empty voting is buying shares to vote them while...

2012-05-07 06:29:10

Galaxy S III reveals a new concept of smartphone to provide users with the most natural and human-centric mobile experience TORONTO, May 7, 2012 /CNW/ - TELUS and Samsung Canada today announced that the Samsung Galaxy S III will be arriving on TELUS' 4G LTE network in time for the summer. With intuitive design and features, the Galaxy S III introduces a new concept in mobile usability - allowing users to communicate and share their experiences naturally and instantly. The Galaxy...

2012-05-03 06:26:39

Annual golf tradition to support the funding of critical health needs of children, women and families in Maritime Canada HALIFAX, May 3, 2012 /CNW/ - The IWK Health Centre Foundation has been selected as the benefiting charity for the 2012 TELUS World Skins Game taking place on Monday, July 30 and Tuesday, July 31 at the Glen Arbour Golf Course in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The funds raised from the event will go to the IWK Health Centre, which provides critical and specialized care to...

2012-04-30 06:28:03

VANCOUVER, April 30, 2012 /CNW/ - Independent proxy advisory firm Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC (Glass Lewis) has reiterated its recommendation to institutional clients that they vote in favour of a proposed transaction that would eliminate TELUS' dual class share structure. This follows a positive recommendation reiterated separately by the other leading proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Glass Lewis originally issued the recommendation in a report posted...

2012-04-27 10:24:46

VANCOUVER, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Independent proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc (ISS) has reiterated its recommendation to institutional clients that they vote in favour of a proposed transaction that would eliminate TELUS' dual class share structure. ISS originally issued the recommendation in a report issued April 23. It has now updated its report after considering a dissident proxy circular issued by Mason Capital, a New York hedge fund seeking to...

2012-04-26 10:28:57

VANCOUVER, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Earlier today, TELUS sent a letter (copy below) to its shareholders asking for their support in the current vote on its proposal to eliminate the company's dual class share structure by converting its Non-Voting Shares into Common Shares on a one-for-one basis. This conversion is based on best practices of corporate governance; was determined to be fair to both classes of shares by the independent advisor to the Board's Special Committee -...