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UCP government announces new COVID-19 relief for businesses

Last week, the provincial government announced additional relief for businesses affected by COVID-19, especially those trying to reopen.

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Alberta announces $17M for cattle backlog. How much will go to workers?

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.

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Blame capitalism, not carpooling, for the Cargill COVID-19 outbreak

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.

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Alberta pledges $2.99 per meal for food banks

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.