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. ...