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Sunday, January 26, 2003

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Volume 5, N. 241

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Indoor soccer tournment
Sunday, January 26, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
The RECPlex was a bouncing with soccer balls Saturday as teams from surrounding communities came out for a tournment.

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Tim's Tip of the Day

If you have misplaced or lost something and your wife can't find it for you accept defeat you have screwed up and are responsible for the problem, check your pockets, again.

Ensign Notes

Thanks Sandra McIntyre for alerting us to the cause of yesterday's computer glitch on the network.

Checked out a book lately?
Sunday, January 26, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Here is your chance to visit Tisdale's public library. There is a need for a word of caution, if you are accessing this site using a dial up connection this page will take a will to download as it includes a 1.7 MB QuickTime VR of the library's interior. This also is a test page using a nine inche rather than an eight inch format. I would appreciate feedback on this new wider design.

A sign of the times
Saturday, January 25, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
On Robbie Burns day there are some of us who consider the past and the roots of our culture, how remote from even the recent past is the meaning of the sign seen here late this afternoon. (Check the reference with this story)

Maintenance Free Life Forms
Saturday, January 25, 2003
by: Michael Townsend
Simple is often what we make it and in Mike's case it looks like he has found two companions to share his life with and this pair have a lesson to teach us.

A little storm in February 1975
Friday, January 24, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Here is an interesting set of pictures from the results of a storm twenty-seven years ago in Weekes.

Tort or No-fault combo problem
Friday, January 24, 2003
by: Jim Rivait, Lori Terry and Timothy W. Shire
Jim Rivait of the Insurance Bureau of Canadian expalins his position on the present dilemma facing Saskatchewan drivers as to go with no-fault or with a tort form of accidental injury insurance. Timothy Shire tries to give the issue some perspective and Lorie Terry from the Coalition Against No-fault gives us her comments on Jim Rivait's position.

Who are the evil doers in the Iraq Crisis?
Friday, January 24, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
German and France are in agreement requiring a peaceful negotiation with in the United Nations while in 1983 it was Donald Rumsfeld who was supplying the weapons of mass destruction to Saddam Hussein.

Or what's a heaven for
Thursday, January 23, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Though it is the typical English thing to consider the meaning of life it is also necessary to weigh the turbulance of the day to day dramas in terms of what does it all really mean. No answers here, more questions and lots of hope, which of course could just be wishful thinking.

Chretien's corporate cash counting doesn't add up
Thursday, January 23, 2003
by: Walter Robinson
The Prime Minister seems to feel that something has to be done about the financing of the Canadian political system but Walter Robinson is asking, "why now" and suggests that paying off corporations with the many bonuses they receive might be a much better way to get started on a cleaner politcial life.

The duplicity and danger of President Bush's public policies versus the big picture of environmental public policies
Thursday, January 23, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
The feelings of insecurity that seem to be a part of life now in all parts of the globe and the constant threats from the most powerful military country clearly suggest to everyone that the real villian is the former governor of Texas.

Soup N sandwiches for 157
Wednesday, January 22, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Tisdale's Golden Age Centre held a luncheon today, the place was full and what a lunch!

Just a little chilly
Wednesday, January 22, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Though it is definitely cold outside it is also normal for this time of year for a few days to a week of similar temperatures. Time to say to folks "Cold enough for yuh?" Some day in my old age I will eventually figure out just what that greeting means and why it is used.

Saskatchewan Wheat Pool: not a co-operative
Wednesday, January 22, 2003
by: Joyce Neufeld
Less than a month may be left in the life of what was once the major grain handler for all of Canada. Joyce Neufeld tells us about the warnings given the provincial government in 1995 but they and the company went ahead and privatised the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool out of business.

Anti Canadian Wheat Board proponents lack credibility
Wednesday, January 22, 2003
by: Henry Neufeld
The elections for the four open seats on the Canadian Wheat Board were filled with only one going to the anti-wheat board forces but that hasn't stopped the rhetoric and Henry Neufeld points out the simple lack of credibility.

Stop president Bush's madness to wage a war against Iraq, for OIL and only OIL
Wednesday, January 22, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
This is one of the most important stories you will read today as Mario deSantis explains the underlying unsettling situation that is motivating the American government to secure oil reserves as the American economy and way of life is so heavily dependent upon the lifestyle that requires cheap oil. The references for this story are remarkable.

The Greenwater report
Monday, January 20, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
Snowmobiling and cross country skiing are the main event out at Greenwater park but Gerald has much more for us this week as we see some truly fabulous flowers.

Political Princes To Party Likes Its 2003
Monday, January 20, 2003
by: Ron Thornton
As polls were not published until Tuesday Ron Thornton briefs us on the Canadian political scene. The surprising poll results show how accurate Ron's view is as the Alliance has slipped to 4th place behind NDP and PCs while the Liberals ride at 52%.


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