We’re committing $1M to champion small business.

TELUS Business is a proud supporter of Canadian business.  That’s why we’re committing $1M in funding, local advertising and mentorship to showcase their incredible stories and community impact.


Apply for your chance to receive $10,000 and more

We’re championing small business owners with incredible stories of resilience and community impact.  Share your story with us for your chance to receive funding, local advertising and mentorship. Selected recipients will be announced weekly until October 31, 2021. See application rules for details.

Selected recipients receive:


$10,000 cash infusion directly to your business.

Local Advertising

A personalized, local ad campaign to promote your business.


Get one-on-one support and mentorship from our partners and industry experts.

Samsung Technology Package

Get wireless service for a year and a Samsung technology package.


#StandWithOwners for a chance to win

Share how you’ll support a small business in your community and tag them, using #StandWithOwners.  Your post will be entered for a chance to win a $500 gift card.

Make a commitment

Create a post on Twitter or Instagram and share how you will support a small business in your community.

Tag the small business

Tag the business you’re supporting and use the hashtag #StandWithOwners.

Your chance to win

Your post will be entered to win a $500 gift card to the business.  Winning commitments will be posted weekly on social.

#StandWithOwners Commitments

See the commitments Canadians are making to local owners across the country.


TELUS Small Business Hero prize winners

P.S. Sohi, Chartered Professional Accountant

Pawan Sohi has provided accounting and tax services in the heart of Surrey, B.C. through his business, P.S. Sohi Inc. They have taken steps to become a paperless office to help save the environment.

Afflatus Hijab

Afflatus Hijab is a fashion-forward, modest clothing line and social platform. Owner Wedad Amari uses it to give a voice to marginalized women and help change the narrative.

Virtual Event

Owner Wellness Connect

Now on-demand: a virtual discussion on mental health and wellness for business owners.

Featuring our panel of experts

Dan Kelly

President & CEO, CFIB

Lindsay Killam

Lead Clinical Counselor, TELUS Health MyCare™

Dr. Sapna Sriram

CEO & Co-Founder, Integra Health Centre

Dr. Diane McIntosh

Chief Neuroscience Officer, TELUS

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#StandWithOwners FAQs

Small Business Application

Commitment Contest