Op Ed: Some of Canada’s biggest companies saw record profits during the pandemic

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Some of Canada’s biggest companies saw record profits during the pandemic

29 May 2021

By D.T. Cochrane

 

It was clear, early in the pandemic, that the economic fallout would be unequally distributed. Unsurprisingly, in an unequal society, crises have unequal effects. However, few anticipated that the pandemic could mean boom times for some. But that is precisely what happened. While lost wages, lost jobs, and small business closures generated headlines, many of Canada’s largest corporations quietly managed to achieve record profits. ...

Read the full Op Ed here, in Canadian Dimension.