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Economy, Health, Society

Courting controversy and resistance, Cargill says it will reopen meat plant

A confrontation that centres on the Cargill meat-packing plant in High River, Alberta appears on the verge of boiling over. The fight pits the U.S.-based multinational against some 2,000 workers–most of them Filipino–who are being told they have to return »

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 »