Georges Aczam ‌standing in indoor hydroponic farm overlaid with words, “passion, purpose, perseverance”
2023 grand prize winner
Georges Aczam
Owner, AquaVerti Farms Inc.
# Stand With Owners

Apply for a chance to win $200,000 in prizing

As a business owner, your passion, purpose and perseverance push you forward, determined to succeed. 
You believe in your business, and we believe in you.

We’re offering the largest prizing yet

20 businesses will receive prizes and opportunities to celebrate their success.

5 grand prize winners receive


in funding and national recognition

15 finalists receive


in funding and technology

Applications are open, don’t miss out

June 4, 2024

Applications open

Application period begins

September 4, 2024

Applications close

Application period closes at 11:59 pm ET

October 15, 2024

Winners announcement

All winners will be announced and celebrated

What we’re looking for

Business owners know anything is possible for those who dare to believe. Share what you do, what inspired you to start your business, and what makes your business unique.
2023 grand prize winner
Rachelle Séguin
Co-owner, Omy Laboratories
Rachelle Séguin standing in front of office building overlaid with word “passion”

Have questions about eligibility?

Check to see if your business is eligible and find valuable tips to strengthen your application.

Apply for a chance to win $200,000 in funding and national recognition

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A collage with the most recent winners of the #StandWithOwners contest

TELUS is a proud supporter of Canadian business

Since 2020, TELUS has committed $5 million to champion owners with funding, advertising, recognition and technology through the #StandWithOwners program.