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Telus takes heat for backing carbon plan

telecom | 10/05/2016 8:52 pm EDT

Telus Corp. issued an apology Wednesday after a Tuesday night social media post linking the company to support for the federal government’s recently announced carbon-pricing plan generated backlash online. “Our carbon pricing tweet late yesterday was not meant to be partisan or political, but we know it appeared that way, and we’re sorry,” the company posted to its Twitter Inc. account shortly after noon. More than three hours later, Telus was still responding and just before 4 p.m. tweeted: “We take your...