Greater Toronto Area Community Board in action

Our Greater Toronto Area Community Board has donated $9.4 million since 2005 to 565 grassroots projects, charities and organizations.

How we made a difference in 2018

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A sweeter sounding future

Parkdale School in Toronto plays to a different tune. They teach and inspire our children to live a more positive life through music.

Helping Dorian achieve his full potential

The TELUS Manitoba Community Board is supporting Spence Neighbourhood Association’s mission to educate and empower youth living in one Canada’s most marginalized postal codes.

Nicolas Caprio (Chair)

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Rexall

Nick began his career as a Pharmacist at Pharmaprix in 1990, becoming a Pharmacist-Owner at Pharmaprix in April, 1991. Nick held that position until April, 1998, when he was appointed as the Vice President of Operations, Pharmaprix. In March, 2006, Nick was then promoted to Vice President, Pharmacy Performance at Shoppers Drug Mart. Nick held that role until 2010, when he was appointed to the Senior Vice President position at Pharmaprix (in Montreal) before being promoted to National Operations as the Senior Vice President at Shoppers Drug Mart and now has undertaken a new Enterprise role since February 5th as SVP Enterprise Pharmacy Operations and Transformation.

Mr. Caprio brings over 25 years of leadership experience in the health care and retailing sectors to the Company. Mr. Caprio’s experience in the health care sector includes community pharmacy, pharmacy operations, pharmacoeconomics, health and wellness and clinical pharmacy within the community setting. Mr. Caprio’s retailing experience includes leading an incredible operations team to drive results, merchandising, marketing, loyalty, communication and customer service.

Nick received his Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from the University of Montreal and a Minor in BSc, Chemistry. Nick graduated from the Health Sciences program from Marianopolis College.

An active contributor to the industry and his community, Mr. Caprio continues to be a licensed pharmacist in both Ontario and Quebec, Mr. Caprio is a member of the Board of Directors for Drug Free Kids Canada (DFKC) and also sits on the TELUS GTA Community Board, to help youth in Toronto. Nick was the co-chair for the 2013 One Walk to End Women’s cancers to raise funds for the Jewish general Hospital foundation and Nick was the National Chair representing Shoppers Drug Mart for the 2015 One Walk to Conquer Cancer, leading over 800 Shoppers Drug Mart employees (from numerous stores and central office) on the walk to raise funds benefitting the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. Mr. Caprio is a past trustee of the Jewish General hospital Foundation.


Sandy McIntosh (Vice-Chair)

Executive Vice President, People and Culture and Chief Human Resources Officer, TELUS

Charlie Wall-Andrews

Executive Director, SOCAN Foundation

Suzanne Boggild

Suzanne Boggild Leadership Coaching

Raksha Bhayana

CEO, Bhayana Family Foundation

Charlie Casey

Vice President, Finance, TELUS

Jennifer Kirner

Senior Community Affairs Manager, TELUS

Tinashe Mafukidze

Principal, Nectable

Lekan Olawoye

Program Director, Studio Y, MaRS Discovery District

Diego Pereira

Legal Counsel, Legal Services, TELUS (Board Secretary)

Rod Piukkala

Vice President, Police Service Technologies, BackCheck

Stephen Siu

President, Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation

Suzanne Trusdale

Vice President, Small Business Solutions - Sales, TELUS

Andrea Wood

Senior Vice President, Legal Services, TELUS