Oct 20, 2012 | 3:09The House House Essay: Silly debates Audio
The House House Essay: Silly debates Oct 20, 2012 | 3:09Evan Solomon, host of CBC Radio's The House, reflects on comments made by Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz after MPs called for an emergency debate on the recall of E. coli-tainted beef from XL Foods plant, in his weekly radio essay as heard on The House on Oct. 20, 2012.
Oct 16, 2012 | 7:17As It Happens XL Foods: Brooks, Alberta Mayor Audio
As It Happens XL Foods: Brooks, Alberta Mayor Oct 16, 2012 | 7:17On Saturday, XL gave its entire workforce -- about two thousand people -- lay-off notices.
Several hundred workers will return to the meat processing plant today, when XL restarts the line under the watch of federal inspectors. But no one knows yet when the slaughterhouse will reopen.
Martin Shields is the mayor of Brooks.