There is never an excuse to harm a child. It is never okay.
“Tragically, too often we see an increase in incidents of child abuse as our economy weakens. The stresses of unemployment, and individuals turning to alcohol or drugs to cope, can manifest in a vicious cycle of abuse that destroys lives.
“Abuse creates scars that can’t always be seen and that can be very difficult to heal.
Alberta Liberal Leader David Swann is calling on the government to protect Alberta’s agricultural industry and take action to control and eliminate Chronic Wasting Disease in Alberta.
Chronic Wasting Disease is a devastating and incurable prion disease found in deer. The disease has also been identified in animal waste found on wheat and plants consumed by cattle, which presents a theoretical risk that the disease could spread into our beef industry.