Our Victoria Community Board has donated $3.95 million since 2007 to 373 grassroots projects, charities and organizations.
Social innovation gives youth a chance
Supporting technology that creates the best opportunities for young adults with developmental disabilities.
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.
President, Melco Management Ltd., Member, Order of Canada and Order of British Columbia
A member of TELUS’ corporate board for 15 years, Mel Cooper has been guiding the TELUS Victoria Community Board as chair since 2007. His community leadership roles include the 1986 World’s Fair in Vancouver and the Victoria Commonwealth Games.
During his 56-year broadcasting career, Mel was named BC Broadcast Citizen of the Year, BC Broadcaster of the Year, and was President of the BC Association of Broadcasters. Mel is a former Honourary Director and Special Advisor to the David Foster Foundation. He is also the recipient of Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce, Victoria’s Leadership Awards and the United Way of Greater Victoria.