TELUS - President and CEO , Darren Entwistle
President and CEO , Darren Entwistle
Source: CTV News
  • For every Black History Month movie rental, TELUS (T) is donating the full cost to the Black Health Alliance
  • Up to C$10,000 to The Black Health Alliance, a community-led charity working to improve the health and well-being of Black communities in Canada
  • The Celebrating Black History collection is available now through March 1 to all Optik and Pik TV customers
  • The full list of featured titles in the celebrating Black History collection can be found on the home screen of Optik and Pik TV
  • TELUS (T) is up 0.64 per cent and is trading at c$26.56 at 11:11 am EST

For every Black History Month movie rental, TELUS (T) is donating the full cost to the Black Health Alliance

To celebrate Black History Month, TELUS will donate the full cost of the rental of 50 curated films that feature Black artists or Black history in the TELUS Video on Demand library.

Up to C$10,000 to The Black Health Alliance, a community-led charity working to improve the health and well-being of Black communities in Canada.

The Celebrating Black History collection is available now through March 1 to all Optik and Pik TV customers.

Features in the selection are Black biographical and historical films, including award-winning titles such as 12 Years A Slave, Harriet, Hidden Figures, and Selma. Rentals cost between C$5 and  C$7.

“At TELUS, our team’s longstanding and passionate belief in the power and importance of diversity and inclusiveness is reflected in our collective commitment to social justice and equality within our organization and in the communities where we live, work and serve,” says Darren Entwistle, CEO at TELUS.

“…We are privileged to include the Black Health Alliance as our partner in this initiative as we stand united in promoting equity, fairness, and systemic change across Canada and well beyond,” concluded Entwistle.

Optik and Pik TV customers can also access a curated selection of free titles from TELUS Originals, STORYHIVE, and YouTube playlists available on the Community Connections channel, channel 345. The full list of featured titles in the celebrating Black History collection can be found on the home screen of Optik and Pik TV.

TELUS is a communications and information technology company with C$15 billion in annual revenue and C15.4 million customer connections spanning wireless, data, IP, voice, television, entertainment, video and security.

TELUS (T) Stock TSX is up 0.64 per cent and is trading at C$26.56 at 11:11 am EST.

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