By Ryan Wong
After decades of fighting for gender equity in the workplace, we were finally starting to see some cracks in the glass ceiling.
In January 2020, women reached a significant milestone –– holding the majority of jobs in the workforce for the first time in almost a decade. The number of women in senior leadership positions had grown from 17 percent in 2015 to 21 percent. In August 2019, for the first time in history, every company in the S&P/TSX Composite Index had at least one woman board member.
Then came the global health crisis. An emerging body of research confirms that the challenges posed by