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Air Canada backlash: Top execs returning COVID-19 bonuses after "public disappointment"

CA, 09 Jun 2021
Air Canada has been met with widespread criticism after paying 10 million dollars in bonuses to executives, this while negotiating a federal bailout due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, the airline company's senior executives have decided to return their 2020 bonuses after public criticism.

“Unfortunately, there is now public disappointment around the actions relating to these 2020 executive compensation outcomes,” read the news release sent out on Sunday.

Anne Gaviola reports on the developments and the context surrounding the controversy.

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