Last week, the provincial government announced additional relief for businesses affected by COVID-19, especially those trying to reopen.
Ensuring that companies can still cut up animals is more important than acknowledging the more than 1,500 meat packing workers affected by COVID-19.
Implying that carpooling is responsible for the outbreak is a way for Cargill to move blame for the outbreak away from the company and onto the workers.
Last week, Alberta announced $5 million to “support food banks and community organizations in their food supply efforts”. This sounds like a lot, but we must keep it in context.