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TELUS Further Strengthens Its Presence In Québec

Recognized as a leading Canadian Healthcare IT Company by the Branham Group for five years, TELUS Health has invested more than one billion dollars to bring healthcare information technology to market. The organization leverages innovative technologies and applications to deliver best-in-class solutions including telehomecare, electronic medical and health records, personal health records, pharmacy management services and benefits management services.

Mr. Lepage sits on the Board of Directors for BlueStreak Technology and Montréal InVivo, as well as on the Advisory Board for the Ivey Centre for Health Innovation. Mr. Lepage is Co-chair of the Mental Health Working Group for the Sandbox Project and has received ICD.D certification from the Institute of Corporate Directors. Mr. Lepage recently received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his leadership role in the strategic direction that allowed TELUS Health to make its mark in the areas of mobile health and remote patient monitoring.

About TELUS in Québec 

A vibrant corporate presence in Québec for nearly 85 years, TELUS currently employs over 5,500 team members in the province. Since 2000, the company has invested $12.3 billion in Québec's economy and infrastructure development. A Canadian industry leader, TELUS offers Québec communities access to state-of-the-art global communication technologies, at home, on the move and in the workplace. In support of our philosophy to give where we live, the company has contributed $30 million since 2005 to support local community organizations in Québec, such as Opération Enfant Soleil, the Dr. Julien Foundation, Les Oeuvres Jean Lafrance and the Association du cancer de l'Est du Québec.

About TELUS Health

TELUS Health is a leader in telehomecare, electronic medical and health records, personal health records, pharmacy management and benefits management. Our solutions give healthcare institutions, regional agencies, healthcare providers and patients the power to turn information into better health outcomes. For more information about TELUS Health, please visit .


TELUS (TSX: T, T.A; NYSE: TU) is a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, with $10.8 billion of annual revenue and 13.0 million customer connections including 7.6 million wireless subscribers, 3.4 million wireline network access lines, 1.3 million Internet subscribers and more than 635,000 TELUS TV customers. Led since 2000 by President and CEO, Darren Entwistle, TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services including wireless, data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, television, entertainment and video.

In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team members and retirees have contributed more than $260 million to charitable and not-for-profit organizations and volunteered 4.2 million hours of service to local communities since 2000. Fourteen TELUS Community Boards lead TELUS' local philanthropic initiatives. TELUS was honoured to be named the most outstanding philanthropic corporation globally for 2010 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, becoming the first Canadian company to receive this prestigious international recognition.

For more information about TELUS, please visit

SOURCE TELUS Corporation

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