After all, under their able stewardship, they’d managed to wrest something like a billion dollars from two levels of government for a company in serious financial trouble, while also handling 7,500 or so layoffs worldwide.
Instead of losing $5.34 billion in 2015, why, they only lost $981 million in 2016.
Why shouldn’t the five top wage earners in the company split $32.6 million between themselves this year?
Well, perhaps because it’s a move that outraged new investors. And those new investors are the taxpayers — more so in Quebec than anywhere else, but in the end, all of us.