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Monday, December 16, 2002

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Volume 5, N. 206

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The Greenwater Report
December 16, 2002
Gerry Crawford gives us some tips on putting up the lights. Shares a tale or two about beaver stealing a fishing shack and worries about oats.

Today In Ensign

* The Greenwater Report
* Hello Santa
* Chicken Delight takes up challenge
* New Box on the desk
* Student Support Centre progress
* Explaining politics - Ron Thornton
* Rich get richer
* Test for impairment - Joe Hueglin

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Tim's Tip of the Day

Behold, beyond the limitations of ones sight and the ear shot of each us is the promise of unffettered development and infinite relms. Put another way, the old hockey axiom is the promise of the future, "keep your head up and your stick on the ice."

Ensign Notes

Nothing in yet, but I expect to see some commentary this week about David Ahenikew's loss of conscious thought reported in the Star Pheonix.

Hello Santa!
December 16, 2002
Saturday Santa was at the Tisdale Mall as Christmas shoppers dropped by to visit and get a picture taken with the old guy.

Chicken Delight takes up the challenge
Decmber 16, 2002
The complection of the fast food business in Tisdale has been altered considerably with the success of A&W but in general the competition has not had a negative effect on most businesses. However, Chicken Delight is putting up a fair fight.

New Box on the desk
December 16, 2002
Michael Townsend tells us about his new computer and the use to which he will put his machine and its new flat LCD 17" screen.

Making a new home for Student Support Centre
December 16, 2002
Work has begun as the store front downtown is being transformed into the new Student Support Centre for Tisdale School Division.

When It Comes to Explaining Politics, Just Give Me Sex
December 16, 2002
Ron Thornton wonders about how he could make a plausible explanation of some of Canada's political realities to his twin grade three boys.

A prescription to reverse the trend of a divided society: Focus on living wages and full employment
December 16, 2002
Mario deSantis explains the business, govenment and economists are compounding the problems they have created instead of reversing their actions are making things exponentally worse.

Is there a roadside test for impairment?
December 16, 2002
Joe Hueglin is disconcerted with the possibility of wider use of marijuana and is disturbed that this could pose a mortal threat to everyone using our highways.

Nipawin's Parade of Lights
December 15, 2002
You may have heard of this unusual Christmas parade but here is your chance to take a look at one of Saskatchewan's most unusual parades as Kevin McIntyre lets us take a quick look at some of Nipawin's home decorations and the remarkable parade which took place last night.

SYSTEM DYNAMICS: A tool to understand our world
December 15, 2002
Mario deSantis takes us along with him on a journey into understanding the whole process of conceptual modelling that will allow us to understand the dynamic processes that involve interactive and interrelated systems. Mario provides us with real life examples of how these concepts come into play in the real world.

A & W Tisdale Grand opening
December 14, 2002
At ten this morning it was time for the official grand opening ceramony but the crowds have been on hand all day with CJVR there to celebrate the official opening of this outlet.

Smoke, mirrors and smog
December 14, 2002
Kin Wilson from Nelson B.C. voices the deep distrust most Canadians feel about the Kyoto Protocol. Most Canadians realise a need to do something but with the gun registration crowd running the show there is cause for concern.

Global warming and the discounting of our economists
December 14, 2002
Mario deSantis points out that the economists of today have a tendency to view the possiblities only through their eco-political point of view therefore developing remarkably different results from scientists considering the same problem.

Christmas Shopping in Tisdale Part V - the Mall - continued
December 13, 2002
Some times I bite off more than I can chew and so today we pick up where we left off with a look at Christmas shopping in the Tisdale Mall.

Brothers Fine Jewellery
December 13, 2002
The sparkle of gold, diamonds and crystal, timeless treasures for Christmas on the corner in the Tisdale Mall.

Christmas at Extra Foods
December 13, 2002
One of the main reasons Tisdale people really have no need to leave town to shop are the two fine well stocked food stores in the community. Extra Foods holds down one end of the Tisdale Mall.

My Way Restaurant
December 13, 2002
Tisdale Mall's very own fine dinning place is one of those places to put on your shopping list in Tisdale.

Craft Sales at the Tisdale Mall
December 13, 2002
The Tisdale Mall has the retail outlets that most of us need to finish off that Christmas shopping list but it also has a regular and varied group of crafts people with their various unique and special items for sale.

Wentz Sporting Goods
December 13, 2002
From the hottest looking runners to ski jackets that turn winter into spring better take a look at Wentz Sporting Goods in the Tisdale Mall.

Saskatchewan social justice as the controlling medium of the Free Market: A case for lawyers and SGI
December 13, 2002
Mario deSantis points out the disconcerting evidence that our lives and what we want to do with them is really the issue and with SGI definitely its is about control.

Christmas Shopping in Tisdale Part V - the Mall
December 12, 2002
So far we have looked at Christmas shopping downtown and today we turn our attention to the Tisdale Mall, though Santa Claus and a reindeer are on had later today these pictures were taken this morning before they arrived.

The Clothesline
December 12, 2002
Ladies wear makes a great gift but it also is an enormous challenge. Here is how to meet the challenge.

TSL Computers
December 12, 2002
CD burner and Scanners on sale but more than that local expertise and local service, find out why that's important.

Valle Mens Wear
December 12, 2002
A shop with a large inventory of exceptional quality clothing and styles to match all and every taste.

The Dollar Store Plus
December 12, 2002
One of the busiest stores in the Tisdale Mall. Time to drop in and look around.

Zellers at Christmas
December 12, 2002
Here is a visit to Tisdale Mall's department store anchor as we take a good look at the toy department.

On Screen
December 11, 2002
A discussion about web browsers and what we are looking and doing.

So, What about a tree?
December 11, 2002
Each year I put it off wanting to delay the rush to Christmas so that I can truly appreciate the meaning of the event and each year I put the family under a lot of pressure. Nothing's changed.

How Fast?
December 11, 2002
The speed limit on highway three running from end to end through Tisdale is a mere forty kilometres per hour and for a very good reason.

Daylight decorations
December 11, 2002
Here are a couple of homes that their owners have made an effort to create the attractive Christmas appearence during daylight hours.

Christmas newsletters
December 10, 2002
An interesting phenomena that at this time of the year with the old year on its way out and a new one about to begin organisations and individuals sum up the past year and put out a news letter. Can we do this better?

A letter to Allan Rock
December 10, 2002
Francis Smith from Lethbridge has written a letter to Allan Rock in reaction to his recent comments on television and has a rather different take on the whole gun registration issue.

The culprit for the enronization of Canada: A matter of politics, of public policy, of Free Market structure?
December 10, 2002
Mario deSantis discusses the remarkable affects of the assumption that the Free Market economy actually works.

Liberal Incompetence
December 10, 2002
Jeff Harwood from Brandon laments the condition of our country as we are faced with two more years as the Liberal government devotes its time, energy and attention to the establishing of a new leader leaving most things to fall apart.


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