Parent Company: TELUS Corporation
Brand Value: $5,996 million
Headquarter City: Vancouver
Industry: Telecom providers
Year Formed: 1990
Telus is a diversified telecommunications company that offers a wide range of products and services including voice, TV, healthcare, Internet, and video. Originally founded as a holding company to divest the state telephone companies of Alberta, it has since grown into a nationwide brand. Currently, Telus has 13.4 million customers, including 9.2 million wireless, 1.9 million Internet, 1.2 million residential, and 1.1 million TV subscribers. Telus practices what it calls “social capitalism,” with the goal of the company to make social improvements rather than strict profit. Under the hashtag #MostGivingCompany, it contributed more than $150 million in 2018, impacting 2 million young people, especially by providing vulnerable youth with phone and Internet services.