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Monday, August 18, 2003 Ensign Front Page Volume 7, N. 54

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Monday, August 18, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
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Tim's Tip of the Day

So often I am criticised by those around me for making snap judgements and to broad a generalisation based on limited data. I submit that most of us ignore to much emprical data fearing that the obvious is a fact. From the obscure observation department: watch out for two door GM inexpensive cars, their drivers tend to be overly aggressive, particularly females in such cars.

Kevin's find of the day

Model airplane makes trans-Atlantic crossing after 38 hours of flight landing in Ireland.

Ensign Notes

The summer and summer holidays are over and Ensign will resume its normal posting. That road to oshkosh story took two working days to complete this is why it looked like there was nothing new yesterday.
Something has come up and Ensign will not be able to post until later this week, will try for Thursday but may not be until Friday.

The Greenwater Report
Monday, August 18, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
Gerald has made a trip over into southern Alberta and sure enough he has pictures to share with us some of the things he checked out.

The Road to Oshkosh
Sunday, August 17, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
We often hear the cliche that "getting there is half the fun." For most of us the travel to a destination is a means to an end but on this trip the travel across three states by Interstate and the day light awareness of the country through which we travelled became a separate adventure. This page has sixty seven pictures.

Transportation Salvation Wraps up season
Friday, August 15, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
A great summer for this project as it is about to close up for the summer with school resuming on August 27.

Breast Cancer Screening Programme
Thursday, August 14, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Throughout North American one in every eight women will develop breast cancer. As a society we have to do what we can to give woman a fair shot at dealing with this incredible threat.

Gay Marriage . . . And Then What?
Thursday, August 14, 2003
by: Ron Thornton
This issue will be dealt with by parliament this fall as it attempts to cope with court rulings and the intention of the government to find a compromise. But what are the possible consequences of changing the definition of the fundamental core of our society.

Ottawa’s Kyoto plan: Another billion-dollar boondoggle
Thursday, August 14, 2003
by: Walter Robinson
The concern Mr. Robinson brings to our attention is that the Government simply doesn't know what it is doing with this huge project. The present proposals sound like massive spending of taxpayer's money in a variety of programmes that have little prospect of producing the desired result.

Harvest 2003
Wednesday, August 13, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
The half way mark in this year's harvest is approaching quickly as most farmers have or are just finishing their peas. Wheat and barley are being straight combined and most advanced Canola crops are already in the swath.

Catholics are bound by conscience to adhere to the Pope's teachings
Wednesday, August 13, 2003
by: Rudy Fernandes
It is important to understand the mind set of our fellow citizens and Mr. Fernandes gives us a look on the pro-Bishop Henry side of things. It would have been nice for Bishop Henry to have been as vocal when the issue of Catholic priest and sexual abuse of children was in the news. For many of us the Roman Catholic Church has lost all moral authority as it condones and contributes to sexual abuse by its priests and leaders.

The game theory of Policy Analysis Market (PAM):Bush's attempt to make terrorism a commodity of the Free Market
Wednesday, August 13, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
Mario deSantis developed this remarkable story over a week ago but we were unable to get it to you until now. Sometimes, and this is one of those times real events are much wilder than anything anyone could dream up as fiction.

The No-Fault Insurance of the Free Market: No fault with Dr. Cassidy, SGI, University of Saskatchewan and Dr. McLennan
Wednesday, August 13, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
Three years ago we figured out that the provincial insurance company was using the University of Saskatchewan to create some evidence for their no fault scheme. Now the research has been declared invalid by the University's ethics committee but the fools are still circling the wagons and the University's credibility and ability to attract research is history.

The Greenwater Report
Tuesday, August 12, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
Gerald takes us to the Golburn fair and tells us about the world of being a CNR station agent.


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