The Week of February 10 to 16, 2008

The Greenwater report
February 11, 2008
by: Gerald Crawford
Reno, Nevada: The Crawfords have completed their stay in California having visited LA, San Diego, the coastal highway and San Francisco. This week's report has some great pictures of their adventures.
Farmers caught in the middle
February 11, 2008
by: Stu Innes
Regina: Like a hockey team the Canadian Wheat Board is only as good as its last game and Mr. Innes points out some serious worries he has about this year's crop which has brought him far less than half its value at this point.
Thank our troops and bring them home
February 12, 2008
by: Eugene Parks
Victoria B.C.: Our people have done what was needed to be done, they have done more than we asked of them and its time to recognise that little more can be done in a country that has a tradition of constant civil war. It time to come home.
Manipulative record necessitates sober second thought
February 12, 2008
by: Joe Hueglin
Niagara Falls, Ontario: The Harper government does not inspire trust when it comes to making promises about its intentions. Their record in the past suggests that they should not be trusted and committing our military to a war in Afghanistan indefinitely seems like a very unwise thing to do.
The Yellowquill tragedy
February 13, 2008
by: Timothy W. Shire
Tisdale: Two children die while in the care of a drunken parent and the band chief and leadership want the province and Ottawa to set up a treatment centre on the reserve. Where is the local responsibility for a tragedy like this one?
Deer in open country
February 14, 2008
by: Timothy W. Shire
Tisdale: Mid afternoon and a small troop of white tail deer make their way across the countryside on their way to lunch at Walker Seeds pulse terminal north of Tisdale.
Time to assess the situation
February 15, 2008
by: Timothy W. Shire
Tisdale: When you are just trying to stay warm and keep the driveway clear of snow its hard to figure out just what the heck is going on.