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Chronic wasting disease posing potential threat to humans

It’s commonly referred to as the ‘zombie deer disease.’ Chronic wasting disease (CWD), which is always fatal in cervids like deer, moose, elk and caribou, is increasing in Saskatchewan—and research is warning about its potential threat to humans who consume infected meat. The contagious disease is similar to mad cow, scrapie in sheep and Creutzfeldt-Jakob...

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Red Tape Delays Church Upgrade

A Regina evangelical church had its plans to move to a new location to accommodate it’s growing congregation confounded by city red tape. Regina Victory Church (RVC) purchased the Regina Austrian Canadian Edelweiss Club building last summer, but worshipers have still not moved in. Purchased for nearly $880,000, the church has spent eight months persuading...

Not just white women: Advocates calling for a wider definition of feminism
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Not just white women: Advocates calling for a wider definition of feminism

Prominent Regina feminists want the definition of feminism to be expanded to include human rights issues for all ethnicities. Alejandra Cabrera, founder of Regina’s Feminist Killjoy Club, and Brittany Muir, a feminist advocate, believe failing to include groups such as the LGBTQ+ and Indigenous people is hindering the purpose of feminism. Although feminism might have...

‘ASL is a true language’; local deaf advocate calls for changes to Bill C-81
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‘ASL is a true language’; local deaf advocate calls for changes to Bill C-81

Canada’s first accessibility bill is missing a key aspect, say disability advocates, by not including American Sign Language (ASL) as an official Canadian language. Deaf persons locally and nationally are calling for the official recognition of ASL and Quebec’s Langue des signes québécoise, the two main sign languages in Canada. They are urging the federal...

Former roughrider opens up about mental health
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Former roughrider opens up about mental health

It was not until recently that Xavier Fulton, who used to play offensive line for the Saskatchewan Roughriders, has been open about his struggles with anxiety and depression. “I’m 6’5” I’m just over 300 pounds I can bench press the world but I have anxiety and depression,” said Xavier  “That’s not something I am strong...

Enthusiasm lacking for Students’ Union elections
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Enthusiasm lacking for Students’ Union elections

University of Regina students are voting in another election and despite such an important event, there seems to be a lack of buzz around campus. The general consensus among nine students interviewed is that they didn’t know the students’ union elections were happening March 18-19. They didn’t know where to vote or they just weren’t...