The Maple wraps up its first deep-dive series.
The Great Gilded North
For workers, the grocery sector means low wages. For Canada’s wealthiest plutocrats, these conditions make the grocery business one of the most lucrative.
Nearly one-third of Justin Trudeau's cabinet ministers previously worked as corporate executives or in other roles linked to business interests before entering Parliament.
In the early 1960s, Canada and its colonial allies entered the newly independent Democratic Republic of Congo with an agenda, and Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba was in the way.
According to data from the OECD, Canada is the only G7 nation to have increased greenhouse gas emissions over the past six years.
Izaak Walton Killam, the richest man in Canada and namesake of prestigious scholarships, protected his business interests in El Salvador by helping facilitate one of the worst civilian massacres in this continent’s history.
The myth of a nation united against fascism and Nazism is shattered by the fact that members of Canada’s ruling class applauded the regimes of Mussolini and Hitler.
“News coverage and the opinion journalism of the largest newspapers in Canada has now been weaponized and monetized by the owners.”
The Pandemic Showed Canada’s Corporate Class Are More Rich And Powerful Than Ever. So We Launched A New Series.
Starting in November, we're launching a new series of articles digging deep into how wealthy elites in Canada protect their power and influence.