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Day stands down from Telus board after racism comments

telecom | 06/03/2020 6:14 pm EDT

Telus Corp. announced Wednesday that it has accepted the resignation of former federal Conservative MP Stockwell Day from its board of directors, following his appearance on a CBC/Radio-Canada television show.  Day, a former leader of the Canadian Alliance and Alberta cabinet minister, denied that Canada was systemically racist in a Tuesday appearance on CBC’s Power and Politics.   In a news release, Telus said Day’s comments on the program “are not reflective of the values and beliefs of our organization."  Day said on the program that Canada “is not a racist country and...