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‘Knox Talks’ brings climate change and Indigenous rights among church pews
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‘Knox Talks’ brings climate change and Indigenous rights among church pews

The evening opened with Minister Cameron Fraser introducing the audience with a recognition of the territory where Knox Metropolitan United Church is situated. “In terms of Treaty 4 Territory, particularly in the United Church of Canada we recognize that we have not had a history of walking well upon these lands and with the people,”...

Chronic wasting disease posing potential threat to humans
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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...