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30 Canadian Stocks That Raised Dividends in 2021

We’re only 2 months in, and we’re seeing a substantial number of Canadian companies raise dividends – some by big amounts.

The relentless drum beat of quarterly dividend payments continues for many Canadian companies. Despite the challenging economic climate, many Canadian companies have actually increased dividends so far this year (2021). Many by a substantial amount.

Check out these 30 Canadian companies that have raised dividends so far in 2021 (as of the end of February):

Aecon Group (TSX:ARE) increased their quarterly dividend by $0.015, now up to $0.175/share. This represents a 9% increase. (Source)

ECN Capital (TSX:ECN) increases annual dividend from $0.10 to $0.12. (Source)

CCL Industries (TSX:CCL.B) increased their quarterly dividend from $0.18 to $0.21/share, up by 16.7%. (Source)

Quebecor (TSX:QBR.B) announced a 38% increase to its quarterly dividend, from $0.20 to $0.275/share. (Source)

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. (TSX: MFI) bumped up its quarterly dividend from $0.16 to $0.18/share, an increase of 12.5%. (Source)

Guardian Capital Group Limited (TSX: GCG; GCG.A) increases dividend by 13%. (Source)

Alamos Gold (TSX:AGI) increases dividend by 25% to $0.025 USD per quarter. (Source)

Stantec (TSX:STN) raised annualized dividend raised by 6.5%. (Source)

DREAM Unlimited Corp (TSX:DRM) increases quarterly dividend from $0.24 to $0.28 per annum. (Source)

Thomson Reuters (TSX: TRI) increased their annual dividend by $0.10, now up to $1.62 (US$). (Source)

Magna International (TSX:MG) bumped their quarterly dividend from $0.40 to $0.43/share, an 8% increase. (Source)

Newmont Corp (TSX:NGT) increases dividend by 38%. (Source)

TC Energy (TSX:TRP) increased their quarterly dividend by 7.4%, from $0.81 to $0.87/share. (Source)

Nutrien Ltd (TSX:NTR) increases dividend by 2% from $0.45 to $0.46 USD per quarter. (Source)

A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund (TSE : AW.UN) monthly distribution rate will be increased from 10¢ per unit to 13.5¢ per unit beginning with the February distribution payable in March. (Source)

Brookfield Asset Management (TSX: BAM.A) bumped their quarterly dividend up to $0.13 (US$)/share, up by 8%. (Source)

Andrew Peller Limited (TSX:ADW.A) increases quarterly dividend by 5%. (Source)

FirstService (TSX:FSV) Declares 11% Increase to Quarterly Cash Dividend from $0.165 USD to $0.1825 USD per quarter. (Source)

Brookfield Renewable increases 5%. (Source)

BCE Inc. (TSX: BCE) announced a $0.17/share increase to its annual dividend, now sitting at $3.50 – a 5.1% increase. (Source)

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc (TSX:CF) increases dividend by 18% from $0.055 to $0.065 per quarter (Source)

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (TSX: BIP.UN, BIPC) raises quarterly dividend by 5%. (Source)

Exco Technologies Ltd (TSX:XTC) Quarterly Dividend raised by 5.3%. (Source)

CN Railway (TSX: CNR) approved a quarterly dividend of $0.615/share, an increase of 7%. (Source)

Metro (TSE: MRU) bumped up its quarterly dividend from $0.225 to $0.25, an increase of 11.1%. (Source)

Richelieu Hardware (TSX:RCH ) increases Dividend by 4.9% to $0.07 for the first quarter of 2021 and payment of a special dividend of $0.0667. (Source)

ATCO Ltd (TSX:ACO.X) increases dividend by 3%. (Source)

Algoma Central Corporation (TSX: ALC), announced a quarterly dividend of $0.17/share. This represents a 31% increase from the previous quarter.

Urbana Corporation (TSX:URB) Increases Dividend By 12.5%. (Source)