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Wednesday, January 22, 2003

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Volume 5, N. 237

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Soup N sandwiches for 157
Wednesday, January 22, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Tisdale's Golden Age Centre held a luncheon today, the place was full and what a lunch!

Today In Ensign

* Soup N sandwiches for 157
* Just a little chilly
* Saskatchewan Wheat Pool -Neufeld
* Anti-Wheat Board deception
* War,oil and Iraq
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* Objection to SGI monopoly

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Tim's Tip of the Day

Check your tires. In cold conditions there is always a chance that you will see your vehicle's tires sag or a little air will be pinched out around the bead. Underinflated tires can damage themselves and are a fuel problem.

Ensign Notes

Computer system mended, at least temporarily as we will install some redundant storage on Thursday to make it a little more robust.

Just a little chilly
Wednesday, January 22, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Though it is definitely cold outside it is also normal for this time of year for a few days to a week of similar temperatures. Time to say to folks "Cold enough for yuh?" Some day in my old age I will eventually figure out just what that greeting means and why it is used.

Saskatchewan Wheat Pool: not a co-operative
Wednesday, January 22, 2003
by: Joyce Neufeld
Less than a month may be left in the life of what was once the major grain handler for all of Canada. Joyce Neufeld tells us about the warnings given the provincial government in 1995 but they and the company went ahead and privatised the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool out of business.

Anti Canadian Wheat Board proponents lack credibility
Wednesday, January 22, 2003
by: Henry Neufeld
The elections for the four open seats on the Canadian Wheat Board were filled with only one going to the anti-wheat board forces but that hasn't stopped the rhetoric and Henry Neufeld points out the simple lack of credibility.

Stop president Bush's madness to wage a war against Iraq, for OIL and only OIL
Wednesday, January 22, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
This is one of the most important stories you will read today as Mario deSantis explains the underlying unsettling situation that is motivating the American government to secure oil reserves as the American economy and way of life is so heavily dependent upon the lifestyle that requires cheap oil. The references for this story are remarkable.

The Greenwater report
Monday, January 20, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
Snowmobiling and cross country skiing are the main event out at Greenwater park but Gerald has much more for us this week as we see some truly fabulous flowers.

Political Princes To Party Likes Its 2003
Monday, January 20, 2003
by: Ron Thornton
As polls were not published until Tuesday Ron Thornton briefs us on the Canadian political scene. The surprising poll results show how accurate Ron's view is as the Alliance has slipped to 4th place behind NDP and PCs while the Liberals ride at 52%.

Toy Sale 2003
Sunday, January 19, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
The gasoline and grease crowd gathered at Schapansky's Auction today as it was time for wheeling and dealing on snowmachines.

Drawing a blank
Sunday, January 19, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
A trip to Weekes to get the story, amazing images and then everything vanished. A tale of digital woe.

Federal firearms fiasco: A billion dollars of waste is the real crime
Sunday, January 19, 2003
by: Walter Robinson
Mr. Robinson of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation outlines the staggering proportions of the most monumental failure in government.

Bush's Tort Reform to Quick-Fix Higher Medical Insurance Premiums: Cap on jury awards, no frivolous lawsuits, limited punitive damages
Sunday, January 19, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
The private medical system in the United Sttes is becoming mired in impossible premiums for medical doctors boosting the over all cost of medical care. The ugly loop of overworked doctors and reduced proper care is leading the US president to fire the symptom with tort reform.

Chicken Delight adds new menu
Saturday, January 18, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
I has been a while since we last had a QuickTime Virtual reality image but here is one from inside Chicken Delight looking across at the RECPlex and the South part of Tisdale.

Fudge Snowplane Brochure
Friday, January 17, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
We can step back in time and see the mid war development of a machine built to cope with the harsh winter travel conditions of the late forties.

Media Uninformed
Friday, January 17, 2003
by: Brad Thomson
Brad Thomson is the secretary of the Progressive Conservative riding association for Ottawa South and is not happy with the way the Ontario based news media looked upon the Conservative leadership race that has just begun as they ho-hum over the "might-have-run" stars.

American War against Iraq: Bush's Weapon of Mass Distraction
Friday, January 17, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
The warmongering both of the US government and the television news system is unprecidented in modern history and Mario deSantis points out the utter disregard being given the rest of the world.

Official Grand Opening Nipawin Metis Local Building
Thuesday, January 16, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
Wednesday afternoon there was the grand opening of the Metis Nation's building in Nipawin and Mario was there and has picture to show us what happened.

President Bush opposes the University of Michigan's Admissions Policies: The hard facts and soft facts of students' performance
Thursday, January 16, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
The United States Republican government pushes forward its extreme rightwing agenda as it moved yesterday to challenge in the supreme court the quota system in the University of Michigan's Law school.


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