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Press release from CNW Group

TELUS announces election of directors

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

TELUS announces election of directors

06:00 EDT Tuesday, May 14, 2013

All resolutions approved by large majority

VANCOUVER, May 14, 2013 /CNW/ - TELUS Corporation (TELUS) (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) announced today that the nominees listed in the information circular dated March 13, 2013 were elected as directors of TELUS. The detailed results of the vote for the election of directors held at TELUS' Annual and Special Meeting on May 9, 2013 (the Meeting) are set out below:

Each of the following 12 nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of TELUS:

Nominee Votes For % Votes For Votes
% Votes
R.H. (Dick) Auchinleck 195,954,083 98.33 3,327,739 1.67
A. Charles Baillie 194,508,072 97.60 4,773,596 2.40
Micheline Bouchard 196,036,423 98.37 3,243,356 1.63
R. John Butler 195,861,549 98.29 3,416,421 1.71
Brian A. Canfield 187,209,712 93.94 12,072,642 6.06
Stockwell Day 198,366,934 99.54 914,229 0.46
Darren Entwistle 197,553,183 99.13 1,727,588 0.87
Ruston E.T. Goepel 196,485,047 98.60 2,788,615 1.40
John S. Lacey 196,686,122 98.70 2,595,788 1.30
William A. MacKinnon 197,810,525 99.26 1,472,171 0.74
John Manley 181,280,918 90.97 18,000,623 9.03
Donald Woodley 198,199,378 99.46 1,084,657 0.54

All matters voted on at the Meeting were approved as follows:

Matter Votes For % Votes For Votes
% Votes
Appointment of auditors 200,036,385 98.98 2,056,906 1.02
Accept Company's
approach to executive
188,706,618 94.69 10,576,372 5.31
Motion to approve
alteration of authorized
share structure
191,481,918 96.09 7,801,418 3.91
Motion to approve, by
special resolution, the
amendment and
restatement of the Articles
198,163,850 99.44 1,120,029 0.56
Motion to approve
amendment to and
reconfirmation of,
the Shareholder Rights Plan
191,906,338 96.30 7,376,312 3.70

Final voting results on all matters voted on at the Meeting will be published shortly on, and filed with the Canadian and U.S. securities regulators.


TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) is a leading national telecommunications company in Canada, with $11 billion of annual revenue and 13.2 million customer connections, including 7.7 million wireless subscribers, 3.4 million wireline network access lines, 1.4 million Internet subscribers and 712,000 TELUS TV customers. Led since 2000 by President and CEO, Darren Entwistle, TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services, including wireless, data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, television, entertainment and video.

For more information about TELUS, please visit

SOURCE: TELUS Corporation

For further information:

Media relations:
Shawn Hall
(604) 619-7913

Investor Relations:
Ian McMillan
(604) 697-8107

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