After serious COVID-19 outbreaks at meat-packing plants across Canada, the time has come to take a hard look at how we produce and process meat across this country.
Food & Health
Liz Marshall talks about her documentary "Meat the Future," which explores a new process to create meat without killing animals. It's called cell-based meat and it's produced entirely in a lab.
The pandemic has shown just how essential agricultural workers are. Permanent status must be extended to ensure their safety, particularly as they risk their lives working on the front line.
Seniors in long-term care facilities are dying of COVID-19 in the thousands. Ultimately, the well-being of residents in these facilities depends on the well-being of the staff who work there.
The crisis has created a "shadow pandemic" -- violence against women and children. Increased isolation, and the stress it has created, has resulted in more severe violence than ever before.
Seedchange is working with farmers and gardeners to plant, share and breed new seed varieties. A conversation with a seed producer in Nova Scotia about the program and how to save your own seeds.
Anastasia Phillips talks about her new film "Tammy's Always Dying," focusing on mental health issues, families, and why she never judges a character she plays on film.
Neither the workers, nor their union think the plant has become safe. The UFCW is taking legal action to force a shutdown, until Cargill can absolutely guarantee safe conditions for all employees.
Everyone has the right to live in a community setting receiving whatever levels of support they might need. After 150 years, it is time to end the institutional model.
Adam R. Houston
The Access to Drugs in Exceptional Circumstances pathway allows a jurisdiction to temporarily import a drug or vaccine not approved by Health Canada, but approved in the U.S., the E.U. or Switzerland.