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Wednesday, December 4, 2002

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Volume 5, N. 194

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Beeland Co-op pays dividends to over 65 members
December 4, 2002
It was time to celebrate at Beeland Co-op yesterday as cheques were handed out for a very successful business year.

Today In Ensign

* Beeland Co-op dividend day
* Tax cuts and privatization
* MilitaryBillions short
* iMac revisited
Tomorrow in Ensign
* Bush turning attention to Venezula
* Ministerial Accountability
* Auditor Generals report
* Terrorist fighting in Canada
* Mistakes were made

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and story 4

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Tim's Tip of the Day

Politicians are listening and will hear what you have to say and will respond to your concerns. Though the system lumbers along some times we citizens have a serious responsibility in voicing our opinions on issues like the Romanow report, employment insurance, no fault insurance, military spending and lots of other things. Email, fax, telephone or use snail mail it is your right as a citizen and everything counts.

Ensign Notes

Unable to get all of yesterday's stories up but will make an effort today to try and get most of the new stories posted. Two contributors have provided us with their views on the auditor generals reports and we welcome your comments on these or any other stories.

The Economic Garbage of Tax Cuts and Privatization
December 4, 2002
Mario deSantis lays down his cards and he wins. The free market system of thinking that tax cuts improve things for everyone is wrong. But don't take Mario's word for it check out the references and you will discover that what is continuing to be world economic policy has failed and more of the same will cause more of the same.

Billions short without consultants cutting more
December 4, 2002
Derral Bellaire from London Ontario explains the dire need our country has for a well equipped and well funded military and is disturbed to discover the minister is looking for ways to cut even further the force that is already an international embarassment because of the failure of the government to support the responsiblities we have around the globe.

The iMac revisted
December 4, 2002
Find out about the new flat screen iMac and its new UNIX based operating system. Faster Than Light Communications is no longer an Apple VAR and sale of these machines is almost always direct from the manufacturer.

Memory Lane Monograms
December 3, 2002
A new business has opened in business offering custom clothing and promotional products. Talk about a made to order Christmas gift.

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.

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.

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October 1979 at an Assembly in Carlyle Elementary School.

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