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Senior Regulatory Legal Counsel


Toronto, ON, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Calgary, AB, CA Ottawa, ON, CA Edmonton, AB, CA

Req ID:  32427
Jobs by Category:  Technology Solutions
Job Function:  Legal
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Regular


Join our team and what we'll accomplish together

In this role, you will help shape the future of content and broadcasting policy in Canada. Our Regulatory Affairs group is responsible for advocacy before the CRTC, the government, and the courts on matters affecting the regulatory frameworks that govern the distribution of content, both on traditional broadcasting platforms and over the Internet. Copyright laws are a key pillar of those regulatory frameworks.


Reporting to the Director, Copyright and Broadcasting Policy, you are a highly capable advocate that will be responsible for leading TELUS’ public policy and regulatory advocacy on copyright and broadcasting matters. You will collaborate with team members across Canada to provide timely regulatory advice to other TELUS team members on the application of copyright and broadcasting laws and regulations to the various services offered by TELUS.  

What you will be doing:


  • Assist with the development and drafting of TELUS’ public policy and regulatory advocacy on a wide range of content policy issues, including the regulation of online intermediaries and content platforms, and regulation of television distribution 
  • Assist with ensuring regulatory compliance of Internet and content-related services provided by TELUS with copyright and broadcasting laws and regulations
  • Deliver timely analysis of relevant laws, regulations, and decisions and assessing proposed regulatory strategies
  • Meet with senior regulatory and government officials to discuss TELUS’ positions on major public policy issues
  • Advise senior management and their business units on existing and new regulatory rules established by government bodies, and support compliance activities
  • Embrace a culture that advances our strategic imperatives and corporate priorities, including our Customers First strategy


What you bring


  • 3-6 years of experience practicing law with demonstrated knowledge and expertise in copyright law
  • Excellent written advocacy and oral communication skills, including presentation skills that enable effective communications with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong understanding of the legal and policy frameworks that affect content distribution, and of the delivery and business models in the broadcasting industry
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex files, to prioritize and deal with multiple assignments, and to exercise judgment, often under significant time pressures



  • Significant knowledge and experience in broadcasting regulation 
  • Litigation experience is an asset, especially before the Copyright Board
  • Proficiency in French is an asset

A bit about us

We’re a people-focused, customer-first, purpose-driven team who works together every day to innovate and do good. We improve lives through our technology solutions and foster a culture of innovation that empowers team members to solve complex problems and create remarkable human outcomes in a digital world. 

You’ll find our engaging, high-performance culture personally fulfilling, professionally challenging, and financially rewarding. We’re committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability. Your unique contributions and talents will be valued and respected here. When you join our team, you’re helping us make the future friendly.

The health and safety of our team, customers and communities is paramount to TELUS. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.





Technology Solutions

We’re into seeing where technology can take us, so if you have ever imagined what the future of supply chain management, cybersecurity, the cloud and Internet of Things will look like, we want you to be part of the team that makes it happen.

We are honoured to be recognized

TELUS’s fastest network. 5G enables a superior experience with fast downloads and richer multimedia applications

Innovation centres across Canada that bring our team members together with customers, partners, start ups, universities, hospitals and fellow colleagues to tackle some of the biggest technological hurdles Canada will face in the near future.

Million active users logging into My TELUS per month (consumer mobility).


TELUS is proud to foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity. We are committed to fair employment practices and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities, as required, during the recruitment process.