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A third person linked to Alberta Cargill plant is dead

There are renewed calls for Cargill to close its meat-processing plant in High River, Alberta, following the death this weekend of a third person linked to the facility. The Alberta government announced Monday that the man who died was in »

Economy, Health, Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics, Society

Another Cargill meat plant shuts down because of COVID-19

Canada’s troubled meat-packing industry is facing more problems today. A second Cargill plant – this one in Chambly, Quebec – is temporarily closing its doors because of a COVID-19 outbreak. Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety board says Cargill did not »

Health, Immigration & Refugees

Labour leaders want action on COVID-19 outbreaks at Alberta meat plants

Labor leaders in Alberta are calling for a criminal investigation and public inquiry into two meat processing plants where two workers have died this month and more than 1,300 other people have been infected with COVID-19.  The call came as »