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Sponsor Spotlight

Presenting Conference Sponsor

TELUS is a dynamic, world-leading communications technology company with $16 billion in annual revenue and 16 million customer connections spanning wireless, data, IP, voice, television, entertainment, video, and security. They leverage their global-leading technology and compassion to enable remarkable human outcomes.

TELUS’s longstanding commitment to putting customers first fuels every aspect of the business, making them a distinct leader in customer service excellence and loyalty. In 2020, TELUS was recognized as having the fastest wireless network in the world, reinforcing their commitment to provide Canadians with access to superior technology that connects us to the people, resources and information that make our lives better.

TELUS Health is Canada’s leader in digital health technology, improving access to health and wellness services and revolutionizing the flow of health information across the continuum of care. TELUS Agriculture provides innovative digital solutions throughout the agriculture value chain, supporting better food outcomes from improved agri-business data insights and processes. TELUS International is a leading digital customer experience innovator that delivers next-generation AI and content management solutions for global brands across the technology and games, ecommerce and FinTech, communications and media, healthcare, travel and hospitality sectors.

TELUS and TELUS International operate in 25+ countries around the world. Driven by their passionate social purpose to connect all citizens for good, TELUS’s deeply meaningful and enduring philosophy to “give where we live” has inspired TELUS, their team members and retirees to contribute more than $820 million and 1.6 million days of service since 2000. This unprecedented generosity and unparalleled volunteerism have made TELUS the most giving company in the world.

Together, let’s make the future friendly.

Financial Support

Creating Inclusive Economies: Building Bridges Between Public, Private and Civil Society Sectors spring 2022 conference to be financed in part by Secrétariat du Québec aux relations canadiennes PARC program

CEDEC is delighted to announce a funding contribution from Quebec’s Canadian Relations Support Program (CRSP) for the upcoming spring conference ‘Creating Inclusive Economies: Building Bridges Between Public, Private and Civil Society Sectors’ (CIE conference), co-hosted with the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation (CRRF).

The objective of the CRSP program is to increase knowledge and understanding of Québec elsewhere in Canada by supporting the development of ties between Quebecers and other Canadians. The CIE conference will be held May 25-27, 2022, in Rimouski, Quebec and will be an ideal opportunity for participants from across the country to discover one of our province’s scenic regions.

The CRSP program is also designed to promote dialogue between Québec’s civil society and those of the other provinces and territories; to support exchanges and transfers of expertise between Québec and the other provinces and territories; to encourage the implementation of joint projects between organizations of Québec and those of the other provinces and territories; and to enhance the presence of Québec organizations within Canada.

With conference presenters and guests coming from across Canada and from a variety of industries within the public, private, and civil society sectors, the CIE conference is well-positioned to advance a pan-Canadian exchange of innovative and collaborative ideas. The conference will generate an increased knowledge of societal sectors in Québec and elsewhere in Canada. It will also provide a platform for sharing Québec’s expertise and points of view and will contribute to better knowledge and understanding of Québec and our
similarities in terms of economic development opportunities with other provinces and territories. From these varying and intersecting viewpoints, we will be well-positioned to collectively identify new and innovative ways to collaborate and enhance economic activity in rural communities across the country.

Event Partner

The Université du Québec à Rimouski, located in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region of Quebec, is comprised of 15,000 students from Quebec and all over the world. They come to study ocean science; biology, chemistry and geology; and many other interesting academic domains all within close proximity to one of the province’s commercial maritime ports.

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