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.
A personalized, local ad campaign to promote your business.
Get one-on-one support and mentorship from our partners and industry experts.
#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.
TELUS Small Business Hero prize winners
Teara is the Lead Executive of Iskwew Air, a Métis-woman owned airline, building bridges between traditional air service and the sustainable technology of the future. Her dream is to give a voice to women-identifying, non-binary, and Indigenous people.
Morgan Model Management
Janelle Morgan is the owner of Toronto’s modelling agency, Morgan Model Management agency, focused on the need for more diverse, ethnic faces requiring proper representation within the industry.
Meet the owners
Small business is the heartbeat of every neighborhood. Throughout 2020, we featured owners from across the country, and shared their incredible stories of running a small business during COVID-19.