Going vegan is an important first step in the fight for animal liberation. But it’s not enough. Individualizing the problem of animal exploitation to consumers absolves them from taking any additional, meaningful steps to dismantle the oppressive system of animal agriculture. By not eating animal products, there exists a fallacious assumption that by purchasing only […]

During the initial months of the coronavirus pandemic, we tracked COVID-19 outbreaks in Canadian slaughterhouses. Along with long-term care homes, slaughterhouses quickly became COVID-19 hotspots, with the Cargill slaughterhouse in High River, Alberta being the centre of Canada’s largest COVID-19 outbreak, with over 950 workers contracting the virus. Tragically, 3 people died because of that […]

On April 13, 2020, there were 38 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in a High River, Alberta slaughterhouse that is operated by Cargill, a company based in Minnesota, US. Just four days later, Alberta Health Services announced that there were now 358 COVID-19 cases linked to this slaughterhouse. This is the latest in a series of […]