Yesterday, the Alberta government announced that they will be providing $2.1 million through Alberta Innovates to fund technology projects to help fight COVID-19.
It’s easy to look at data from the beginning of the pandemic and think things aren’t as bad as they were then. However, the number of cases of COVID-19 isn’t decreasing.
Last week, Innovative Research Group published the results of a recent study they conducted into how COVID-19 has affected marginalized populations in Canada.
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.