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Sunday, April 13, 2003 Ensign Front Page Volume 5, N. 315

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Its a Ukrainian Thing
Sunday, April 13, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Saturday night the Ukrainian dance group at Ituna held their season show for their home town crowd. This story includes a QuickTime Virtual reality picture of 656K and requires QuickTime installed to be seen. This is really three stories, the community celebration of its heritage, show highlights and some insight into the impact of the culture we know as Ukrainian.

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* Its a Ukranian Thing- Timothy W. Shire
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Tim's Tip of the Day

You do not need to be Ukranian to eat poroguies, Polish to each Polish sausage, First Nations to eat bannock, all you need to be is Canadian to appreciate the miraculous wealth of culture that lets us embrace each heritage and know each is an important part of what we are.

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We have two QuickTime VR stories today. QuickTime can be easily downloaded and installed in your computer and will enhance its performance and its ability to handle a whole range of multimedia material.

The immigrants who came home
Monday, April 14, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Their home land is just over a decade old yet their culture and their traditions have carried Canada's Ukrainians through the good and the bad times. Here is the story of how they got here.

Shakes one's confidence in things
Friday, April 11, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Just a car broken down needing a tow, right? Wrong, it is a Cadillac broken down needing a tow. This must mean something! To hear the song you will need QuickTime installed in your computer.

The end does not justify the means
Friday, April 11, 2003
by: Brian Marlatt
The facts as we know them are explained in this story as Brian Marlett from White Rock brings the issues down to the basics. This story is accompanied by a series of pictures obtained from the Arab News in Jeddah Saudia Arabia.

Incidental learning, the stuff of real education
Friday, April 11, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
So what is really happening when a child is playing. What is really happening when a school class goes on a field trip. When learning really happens there must be experience.

Oh you can print this!
Friday, April 11, 2003
by: Kevin McIntyre
Kevin has never been shy about speaking his mind. Here is a practical and the way it is situation report as Kevin talks about the "spoils of war". Kevin does not necessarily agree with the action taken by the United States and is critical of Canada's position but all in all the results are real enough and here is what they are.

Contextual Awareness
Friday, April 11, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
If you look at a bullet is appears harmless enough, why even a gun is just an odd mechanism, but when you consider their design and their function there is a whole different layer of reality that creeps into one's awareness.

Friends: Respect and trust
Thursday, April 10, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Today Lindy Thorsen on CBC and Public Radio in North Dakota are doing a phone in on US Canada relations. With this in mind I thought we should think about friendsip a bit. To hear the song you will need QuickTime installed in your computer.

Societal economics on auto pilot: a personal SGI insurance claim and the war in Iraq
Thursday, April 10, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
Mario damaged his car, then went to SGI about a claim but got the "you can claim but I won't tell you how much it will cost you" line and wonders if there isn't a metaphor in this experience as we look upon irresponsibility worldwide.

Honey Bee Family Music and Dance Camps
Wednesday, April 9, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Late July and August a music summer camp is planned and well on its way to becoming an opportunity for young people to participate in a music programme while camping out at a local farm.

Where is Canada?
Wednesday, April 9, 2003
by: Derrall Bellaire
Canada has sided with the world about the concept of "regime change" by force but that doesn't mean we should not stand unconcerned while thousands are suffering from the affects of an invasion of their country. Here is a positive and appropriate action for Canada to engage in, one that would help in time of considerable need and action that would not involve being a part of war criminal activity.

Principled vision lacking
Wednesday, April 9, 2003
by: Mike Reilly
Trying to keep up with the wind direction and what the polls say each day is pretty tough on foreign policy. Canadians and their government got this deal right in the first place as a responsible part of the international community now its time to help out the people of multicultural countries like Iraq to find a way toward building a workable democratic or at least peaceful form of administration.

The falsehood of president Bush and his media's three step program
Tuesday, April 8, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
It is now widely known that the American President has deliberately and systematically been saying things that he knows are not true. The American television networks and newspapers are providing him knowingly with support and assistance. This can not be good.

Bush&Co.'s hypocrisy:the bundling fascio of God and Greed
Tuesday, April 8, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
Each day as Mario deSantis searchs through countless stories and information and then as I go through hundreds of pictures to illustrate the summation he writes of his research, we both are considerably saddened by the scene we are uncovering. As I went through mid-eastern and Asian sources tonight I was struck with the enormity of what is going on and know that those lives lost will not be forgotten but generations will live on to avenge their loss. This can not be good.

Incongruity, this is our world yet there is so much more!
Monday, April 7, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
This short essay deals with the difficulty of patching together our lives in this here and now with the stuff out there and then some. But in addition this story has a QuickTime Panorama virtual reality image of downtown Tisdale at noon today.

The Greenwater report
Monday, April 7, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
With some fresh snow Gerald took in the Rambler Rodeo and Trade Show and brings us some outstanding pictures of the stock dog trials and heavy horse pull. But as with every report we get a fishing story or two and some reminicing about going to one room rural schools.

The absondoned Canadian
Monday, April 7, 2003
by: Rebecca Gingrich
Two cabinet ministers have gone to bat for convicted terrorist, husband of a lady in Surrey BC but it seems no one in the government will make any effort on the part of a Canadian who was at the scene of a bombing and Saudi police tortured a confession from the man now facing death.


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