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Ticks are on the move in Saskatchewan

Ticks became active earlier this year in Saskatchewan because of the warm spring weather according to entomologist, Phil Curry. But he says it is hard to tell if the population is up.

Songbirds contribute to spread of Lyme disease

GUELPH — John Scott has found ticks infected with the Lyme disease bacterium on songbirds, blowing the lid off the notion that the devastating disease can be contained and controlled within a geographic boundary.