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TELUS CORP. $23 is a buy. The stock (Toronto symbol T; Conservative Growth and Income Portfolios, Utilities sector; Shares outstanding: 1.3 billion; Market cap: $29.9 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 2.0; Dividend yield: 5.0%; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; www.telus.com) lets you tap Canada’s third-largest wireless carrier after Rogers Communications (No. 1) and Bell Mobility (No. 2). It also sells landline, Internet and TV services to customers in B.C., Alberta and Quebec. The company also continues to expand its Telus Health division, which helps clinics, pharmacies and hospitals manage electronic patient records and other data. That division has now developed a smartphone app—called Babylon—to let doctors in Alberta meet with patients over a video link. The app also lets doctors check for symptoms, including COVID-19. Demand for this product could be strong as it supports “physical distancing” and protects doctors and nurses. OVINTIV INC. $5.56 is a still a buy for patient investors. The energy producer (Toronto symbol OVV; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 259.8 million; Market cap:…

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