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Solidarity With Frontline Workers
"关爱前线-互助社區" 计划

Throughout the pandemic, racialized and immigrant workers have been on the frontline providing critical services to all of us. Not only do they face the dangers of the pandemic, but also low wages, racism, limited pathways to permanent status, limited protections and insufficient funding and protection.  From grocery workers and drivers to care workers and health practitioners, without their tremendous contributions our society would come to a halt. At CCNCTO we have been doing our best to send a bit of love and solidarity to these workers in the Chinese Canadian community, providing them with PPE, food and useful information. 

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Mr. Wang 王先生 Grocery Store Worker 超市工人

As a grocery worker through this pandemic, I feel that we are being left behind, a very often overlooked group. At the beginning of the epidemic, we did not have face masks and had to work a long time every day. Grocery store is such a small space and it is full of people. I work at the risk of my life every day. And I know that more than ten people are infected in the residential area near the store. If it is not controlled, I do not know what serious consequences it will cause. At the end of April, the government issued a policy to provide frontline workers with increased salary, but it does not include grocery workers…


作为一个超市员工,通过这次疫情,我感觉到我是社会底层,最容易被人忽略的一群。疫情开始初期,我们没有口罩面罩,每天还必须工作很长时间以供前来抢购的人购买必需品,超市是个如此小的空间,又挤满了人,我每天都冒着自己的生命危险工作,而且我知道超市附近的居民区有超过十个人感染,如果不控制,不知道会造成什么严重的后果。四月底,政府出台了政策,给前线工人加工资,可是却不包括超市工人,我们在被忽略的角落...