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Monday, April 28, 2003 Ensign Front Page Volume 5, N. 330

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A year of intersections
Monday, April 28, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
One after another water lines under intersections have failed this year from in front of the elementary school, beside the Anglican Church and four on this one street alone.

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* Crony capitalism - Mario deSantis
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* Disgusted - Kevin McIntyre
* SARS in perspecitive - Joe Hueglin
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American Crony Capitalism: The snowballing of privatization, less taxes and more wars
Monday, April 28, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
American economic operations are in the Texas Enron pattern. Spend money they don't have, cover it with wars and cut taxes to fatten up the wealthy. The whole thing is just delayed failure in progress.

The Greenwater report
Monday, April 28, 2003
By: Gerald Crawford
Gerald's been off to Sturgis for the opening of Barb's Emporium and gives us the a review of the new eating establishment. Remember now this is by a guy who is suppose to be on a diet.

Monday, April 28, 2003
by: Kevin McIntyre
Kevin got this to Ensign on Friday but that was a travel day and there was no time to get it posted. But with both Joe Hueglin and Ron Thornton giving us their views on SARS we need to consider how Kevin feels about the issue.

S.A.R.S in perspective
Monday, April 28, 2003
by: Joe Hueglin
We have heard these terms "suspect," "Probable," and "confirmed" but do we or anyone have any idea what these mean. Joe Hueglin has looked into the problem and provides us with the whole simple story including some excellent references that clear the matter up.

Sunday, April 27, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
With less than 50cc. of engine displacement and limited in speed this vehicle is classed as a bicycle and as such does not require a special drivers license. Surprising that the moped is not more popular in North America but in Europe they are and have been extremely popular for decades.

Another world is possible: Bush&Co Games versus Thinking
Sunday, April 27, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
In this story Mario deSantis contrasts the basic mode of operation in use by the United States and a surprisingly attractive alternative.

To begin once again: Crop 2003
Saturday, April 26, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
A wild snow storm smashed into Calgary this morning as winds wick away the winters moisture as planting begins across the Great Central Plains.

The IMF and World Bank:Poverty Reduction and Growth? Or the Same Old Formula?
Saturday, April 26, 2003
by: Mark Weisbrot
The United States and its enforced economic policies in South and Central America have reduced growth from 75% to 7% and the standard of living is actual close to declining everywhere American policies prevail. This means the United States and its "regime change" war in Iraq are enormously unpopular.

St. Vital Mall in Winnipeg
Friday, April 25, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
No less than a handful of anchors this spoke shaped mall might be better described as marketing sprall.

Paul Martin the almost chosen one will finally speak, but will he say anything?
Friday, April 25, 2003
by: Walter Robinson
Having been flat out for leader of the Liberal party for the past thirteen years Paul Martin has not been telling us what he stands for or what his position is on the major issues.

We are Parked on guard for thee
Thursday, April 24, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Most Canadians never see any evidence of their Canadian Armed Forces. The trainers that fly over Moose Jaw are privately owned and the one or two 4x4s and little trucks in Regina are hardly enough to be noticed. Here is what Canada's military equipment looks like.

Crocus in the Qu' Appelle Valley
Thursday, April 24, 2003
by: Ken Jones
The ultimate sign of spring in Southern Saskatchewan is the apprearance of the crocus. Ken Jones spotted some Tuesday and is sharing them with us all.

Commonwealth Air Training memorial
Wednesday, April 23, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Though it is pleasant to see examples of Canada's history in military aircraft it is also sad knowing that they were meant to fly not stand on pilons buried in the ground. This page includes a 600K QuickTime Virtual Reality and access to thirty pictures of the aircraft display.

On Paul Krugman and Bush's lie that $726 billion will create 1.4 million jobs
Wednesday, April 23, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
No with standing the myth that tax cuts produce increased economic activity there is an amazing math problem that the Bush administration is touting as a solution.

Not on my fairway!
Tuesday, April 22, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
This used to be the end of Moray, until the City marched it straight South. . . . . across a golf course, not a popular decision. Winnipeg is not a lot different from other urban centres as the conflict between its citizens and the use of the land seems to be increasingly selfish problem.

Delayed Reaction
Tuesday, April 22, 2003
by: Kevin McIntyre
After Edwin brought the speech by Mel Hurtig to our attention we had some reaction from John Noriega of San Jose California. It is sitting in the list of things to post when time permits but Kevin also received the same response and so here is Mr. Noriega's comments with some from Kevin McIntyre. God Bless America.


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Spring cleaning as parks and recreation begin the task of getting the summer look in place in Tisdale, today at 1:30..

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