The Week of June 2 to 8, 2002

 
Death of A Raven
Sunday
June 2, 2002
A personal reflection on the death of a bird, a bird that is often the subject of legend, spiritual connections and a mystery to all who live near them.
Throw The Rascals Out
Sunday
June 2, 2002
Rudy Fernandes from White Rock B.C. points out that the Prime Minister (AKA the terminator) has had six cabinet ministers to deal with bad conduct.
Paul Martin - Potential Drift
Sunday
June 2, 2002
As you know the minister of finance was fired today but before that happened Ken Wilson of Nelson B.C. points out the rudderless approach the Liberal government has taken toward so many issues.
The Nuttiness of the Canadian Political and Economic Thoughts
Sunday
June 2, 2002
Harper praises Mulroney and politicians and economist alike link productivity to policy without considering the validity of the argument.
Farewell to the Man Who Brought Us . . .
Monday
June 3, 2002
Oh please sports fans let us not get carried away, Paul Martin is not the saviour of the country he is a sore loser who has visiously damaged the fabric of the Canadian quality of life and shame on the Prime Minister for putting up with him for so long. This story includes the text in an oral presentation, QuickTime is required to play this audio clip.
Tobin Lake Fire
Tuesday
June 4, 2002
We have little detail about the time these pictures were taken but they are just too dramatic not to share them with you immediately.
Splash
Tuesday
June 4, 2002
A light splash of rain passed over this part of Saskatchewan yesterday but the amount of rain, though the only rain we have had, was only a couple of milimetres.
The Greenwater Report for June 4, 2002
Tuesday
June 4, 2002
This week Gerald tells us about porcupines, a trip to Alberta and a ride in a gyrocopter.
May Meeting of the Parkland Photography Club
Tuesday
June 4, 2002
This exciting club not only challenges each other to make interesting pictures but by sharing with us their work and ideas we too get a boost.
Signs of a Bankrupt Leadership as Democracy goes down The Slippery Slope: Immediate Reorganizations and a World of Good News and Bad News
Tuesday
June 4, 2002
Mario deSantis wonders if any of those in charge ever consider the appropriateness of linking logic with what they say.
Good Finance Ministers Hard to Find
Tuesday
June 4, 2002
Michael Zrymiack of Surrey B. C. thinks that the Progressive Conservatives should be talking to Paul Martin.
Our Canadian Monarchy
Tuesday
June 4, 2002
Ron Thornton has some concerns about the recent turns he is seeing the ways of the Canadian Monarch.
Apple Blossom Time
Wednesday
June 5, 2002
All around town the sweet aroma of crabapple and apple trees fills the air but the eyes can feast on the wonder of trees in full bloom.
Eurotrays Become the Standard
Wednesday
June 5, 2002
Tisdale's Nuform Packaging is the leading manufacturer of the fruit handling tray that most fruit distributors are adopting as the standard. This development has lead to rapid expansion of the company and now increasing the company's manufacturing capabilities.
Paul Martin should meet Steve Harper and Joe Clark to discuss the political future of Canada and the evolution of democracy, as the people would like it to be.
Wednesday
June 5, 2002
Former president of the Canadian Alliance and Ontario Party candidate for Etokicoke Ontario thinks that Paul Martin should meet with Joe Clark and Stephen Harper to create a new democratic movement.
He spent more on shoes to present his budget than a disabled person received for a month.
Wednesday
June 5, 2002
Toronto poet Lucile Barker points out that Paul Martin's fortune came from government subsidy and his company does its banking in Bermuda.
The BS of Productivity and Standard of Living versus Corporate GREED
Wednesday
June 5, 2002
Strange to hear economist tell us we should be like Americans who are hugely in debt personally and as a country and their Vice President is under investigation for financial tinkering with his company.
Van Vs Tree, Tree 1 - 0
Thursday
June 6, 2002
Stu Innes has a van smack a tree next door to his Regina Albert Street location and has the pictures for us.
The Canadian Economy and Changing the Value of the Free Market: from GREED to RESPECT of Any People and Any Country
Thursday
June 6, 2002
We are repeatedly told that the Canadian economy must become more like the American one but Mario deSantis points out what we really need instead of greed in our economy is respect.
PM Vs PM
Thursday
June 6, 2002
Kevin McIntyre gives us an interesting perspective with a historical point of view of the tensions between the Prime Minister and the former minister of finance.
Political Funding with Pubic Funds
Thursday
June 6, 2002
The Canadian Wheat Board feels that it is necessary for them to pay money to political parties in order to function. Mike Reilly objects to this sort of bribery.
Seeking Real Solutions For Real Problems
Thursday
June 6, 2002
Ron Thornton points out that a solutions should not itself become a problem and in many cases solving a problem is like getting children to stop fighting over something.
FBI Director Robert Mueller and Attorney General John D. Ashcroft: Covering up the intelligence failures of 9-11 with new technologies and finger printing
Thursday
June 6, 2002
Neither the head of the US FBI or their Attorney General are stupid people but they certainly must think that their citizens are lame brains to ask them to swallow what they have been serving up.
House Number Four
Friday
June 7, 2002
The basement for Tisdale's fourth new house this year was dug on Wednesday near the end of the new and future crescent at the North end of NewMarket.
She Prefers Humans for Neighbours
Friday
June 7, 2002
A street wise Mother Malard has decided that living a block West of Main street on the street to the Elementary school is where she wants to raise her babies.
A Spring View
Friday
June 7, 2002
Kevin McIntyre shares the view from his apartment window in San Jose.
House Number Three Arrives
Friday
June 7, 2002
A "ready to move" house found a home on the site for house number three yesterday.
More Glorious Trees
Friday
June 7, 2002
Blooms are busting out all over and we have the pictures to share with you of this year's blossoms.
A Question of Integrity
Friday
June 7, 2002
The persisting air of governmental corruption must be cleared up both for the good of the country but also for the good of the political system. Joe Hueglin wants to see a commission established to clear the air.
The Continuing Cover Up of the 9-11 Intelligence Failures: Bush's new Department of Homeland Security
Friday
June 7, 2002
Not to enforce laws, but to carry out actions to protect the state from enemies at home and abroad. Mario deSantis considers President Bush's Home Security initiative as a coverup for failing to use information from the CIA and FBI to prevent the 9-11 attacks.
Basking in Blossoms
Saturday
June 8, 2002
Everywhere you turn yet another tree comes into view and must be captured and shared as an image of this very cold spring.
Regina's Mosiac - Scottish Pavilion
Saturday
June 8, 2002
Stu Innes was at the Scottish Pavilion in Regina to capture some of the scene there and we have added a clip of the band who were on stage "Enter The Haggis" from Toronto. (QuickTime needed)
Cuts For Cancer
Saturday
June 8, 2002
Here was the scene this morning as folks pitched in to raise money for cancer with hair cuts and lunch.
Government as banker? The evidence is clear bad idea!
Saturday
June 8, 2002
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation has just finished a study of business development money that has been spent in Quebec 86% grants, not loans and the total comes to $1.78 Billion. Any questions?