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Monday, December 2, 2002

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Volume 5, N. 192

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Christmas shopping in Tisdale part III
December 2, 2002
Last week we took a look at several stores downtown to check out the kinds of merchandise available for Christmas shoppers this year. Today we take a look at four more and toss in a suggestion for lunch.

Today In Ensign

* Christms shopping in Tisdale III
--- Sonia's for lunch
--- Pharmasave hockey stuff
--- Pearson's for toys
--- Martin's furniture
--- Family furniture
* The Greenwater report
* My 2¢ worth Romanow's $15M
* Bush's Model of Freedom

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Tim's Tip of the Day

The tragic loss of four ladies from the Moose Jaw area last night near Caron Port underlines the impossiblity of stopping a heavily loaded semi unit. These things can neither stop nor can they avoid anything in their path so please do not ever give one an opportunity for a full break test.

Ensign Notes

Received a couple of interesting letters about stories over the last few days so check out the letters.

Sonia's Menu
December 2, 2002
This morning I dropped in to Sonia's for coffee and enjoyed the conversation and atmosphere.

December 2, 2002
Local Christmas shopping has some interesting varieties of things to discover like the cool bunch of hockey collectibles in Pharmasave.

December 2, 2002
Year round Pearson's department store has great values and a large stock on hand but their Christmas stock is excellent especially in the toy department.

December 2, 2002
Shopping at home may be more than looking for ornaments and toys so here is a visit to Martin's to check out the furniture.

Family Furniture
December 2, 2002
Here is the place to go if you are looking for a classy easy chair or sofa.

The Greenwater Report
December 2, 2002
Ever wonder what it would be like to take a bus tour of Branson taking in the country shows. Gerald Crawford takes us along on the trip and tells us the details.

My 2¢ Worth On Romanow's $15,000,000.00 Report
December 2, 2002
Ron Thornton feels that the Romanow Commission was to expensive for the results it delivers and maintains that it is advocating an infringement on Provincial rights.

Bush's model of freedom: citizenship being replaced by ownership
December 2, 2002
Mario deSantis worries that the American media being so concentrated is no longer willing or able to perform the function needed in a demcratic society.

A state of mind
December 1, 2002
So what if you mobility is limited does that really matter in what you make of your life. Here we examine what it means to be "not handicapped" with the help of Kevin McIntyre.

Facing the demons head on: booze
December 1, 2002
Mark Allan Whittle discusses the struggle he has had for the past nine years to stay successfully sober.

We are in this together
December 1, 2002
A scene prompted some thoughts on the important concept of working together. To hear the song for the day you will need to have QuickTime installed in your computer.

Fat Boy
December 1, 2002
A custom made tank was produced in the early part of November by Northern Steel Industries.

December 1, 2002
Nuform Packaging continues to pump out the production as raw materials flow into the plant for recycling.

November comes to a close
November 30, 2002
Each year we pack so many events into November that it seems to be a monumental task just to get through it and now its time to put it behind us for another year. You will need QuickTime to hear the song of the day,"Adagio" by Lara Fabian.

Fighting the Bastards of our Plutocracy: Recognizing the work of Lorie Terry and Sheila Steele
November 30, 2002
Mario deSantis recognises the commendable and tireless efforts of two Saskatchewan women who have decided not to roll over but stand up for Saskatchewan people who are suffering from the rough behaviour of SGI and the Saskatchewan Department of Justice.

Tisdale Barber / Stylist
November 29, 2002
Now we know the secret of why Mr. Mann looks so good. He has A. Paul Van Oene tiding up.

November 29, 2002
Clothes of all kinds but especially unique western gear set this store apart from the big box noise factories in the cities. Shopping at home makes cents.

LaCroix Drugs
November 29, 2002
Here are some pictures of one of Tisdale's businesses with lots of selection for the hometown Christmas shopper.

Minister of Education presides over opening of Tisdale's Student Support Centre
November 28, 2002
With the partners on hand it was time to officially open the downtown storefront alternative education centre. Both provincial and local government representatives were on hand to congratulate the partners on their cooperation and celebrate the success of the Tisdale School Division in being able to bring together a coalition to work toward common goals. This story includes three "Flash" presentations displaying over thirty pictures and the 1.2Mb will take a moment to download.

The Plutocracy, Henry Kissinger and Silvio Berlusconi: Investigating their own terrorism and laundering their money
November 28, 2002
Henry Kissinger is considered by many as a war criminal and the Italian leader is a suspected criminal, Mario deSantis is concerned about the acceptance of these people in positions of power and what that means for the democractic process.

The Dash
November 27, 2002
The mysteries of what we put before us, what we keep close at hand. Stuff, just stuff but that stuff is the substance of what we do and perhaps even what we think.

The Marrakech Agreement
November 27, 2002
A conference in November a year ago worked out some of the details, almost completely setting out what the Kyoto Protocol would entail in each country. Joe Hueglin brings this detailed agreement to our attention and the links tell the story. This is quite simply, "the plan" right from the camels mouth.

The plutocratic social philosophy: the use of statistical tools to further the absence of critical thinking
November 27, 2002
Mario deSantis addresses the issue of the fixation that modern society has with statistics and polls.

Christmas Shopping, Consider your hometown
November 26, 2002
Most of the plan ahead folks will be getting ready for a trip or two into one of Saskatchewan's cities for their buying bing and a visit to Sam Walton's place but before you do that take a look at what is available at home.

The United States needs a regime change more than Iraq needs one
November 26, 2002
Mario deSantis makes the case that the US foreign policy is a failure and the country itself is far more of a threat to world peace than any other.

Revenue Quebec: A solution in search of a non-existent problem
November 26, 2002
Walter Robinson is concerned that Quebec has decided to go into the taxation software business and this trend could move to other provinces.

November 26, 2002
Ron Thornton disagrees with Mario deSantis about the confusion over the Kyoto Accord and points out that Carbon Dioxide is not a pollutant and the accord will see a transfer of wealth from the wealthy countries to the poor ones.

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