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Wednesday, January 29, 2003

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Volume 5, N. 244

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Parkland Photography Club January meeting
Wednesday, January 29, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
Wesley Swan's "sky" topped the entries this month as the club discusses the changing times photography is now encountering and had time to present an award to a member.

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Tim's Tip of the Day

Its something all of us learned in the playground years ago. Bullies do not make either good friends or enemies. Anti social behaviour on an individual scale or as a country is counter productive and leads inevitably to violence.

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For the next while Ensign will continue to be updated in the afternoon and evening. This gradual shift in work schedule is being prompted by an increase in web site devellopment.

War Decision Defining Moment
Wednesday, January 29, 2003
by: Richard Neuman
If you read nothing else about the American invasion of Iraq go over this article very carefully. Richard Neuman identifies the consequences and warns of the dangers if United States ignores the UN and NATO and what that will mean for us as a country. A simple but powerful document that clarifies the issue.

On president Bush's prescriptions for a better world: More tax cuts and more wars to make peace
Wednesday, January 29, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
If the problems of the world were easily solved with basic solutions then our world would be a utopia. Human beings act upon a wide range of stimuli and the "American Way" was a complete bust in the old West now it would appear gunslingers and sheriffs are about to take over the world.

The Maple Leaf Forever
Tuesday, January 28, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Canadian eh! Much more that hockey, rocky mountains and being polite.

The Vancouver International Motorcycle Show
Tuesday, January 28, 2003
by: Michael Townsend
This story is for those of you who enjoy the world of motorcycles as Mike takes us to the show and shows us around. The "flash" presentation consists of twenty-three motorcycles and will take a minute to download its 800K on a dial up connection.

Early election issue
Tuesday, January 28, 2003
by: Mike Reilly
Tonight the CBC National did a feature story on the legislation that is expected to be tabled tomorrow but may merely be a continued part of the restlessness of Paul Martin and his rush to gain power immediately.

Beeland Accommodation Desk
Monday, January 27, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
The Beeland Co-op is into a reorganisation cycle with the development of a service desk work station and the elimination of the check out counter for sports and hardware.

The Greenwater Report
Monday, January 27, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
Its been cold out there but the Loppet was held. Gerrys trying to cope with dribbling dogs , the pie is a killer and "gem" jars make a comeback.

The Kaibab Deer and Bush's War: The Wrong Public Policies of Killings & Quick Fixes
Monday, January 27, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
The simple principles that product the exact opposite consequence of what was intended is ever so likely to result from the overwhelming intent by the United States to launch an unwarranted war on Iraq.

Indoor soccer tournment
Sunday, January 26, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
The RECPlex was a bouncing with soccer balls Saturday as teams from surrounding communities came out for a tournment.

Checked out a book lately?
Sunday, January 26, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Here is your chance to visit Tisdale's public library. There is a need for a word of caution, if you are accessing this site using a dial up connection this page will take a will to download as it includes a 1.7 MB QuickTime VR of the library's interior. This also is a test page using a ten inch rather than an eight inch format. I would appreciate feedback on this new wider design.

A sign of the times
Saturday, January 25, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
On Robbie Burns day there are some of us who consider the past and the roots of our culture, how remote from even the recent past is the meaning of the sign seen here late this afternoon. (Check the reference with this story)

Maintenance Free Life Forms
Saturday, January 25, 2003
by: Michael Townsend
Simple is often what we make it and in Mike's case it looks like he has found two companions to share his life with and this pair have a lesson to teach us.

A little storm in February 1975
Friday, January 24, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Here is an interesting set of pictures from the results of a storm twenty-seven years ago in Weekes.

Tort or No-fault combo problem
Friday, January 24, 2003
by: Jim Rivait, Lori Terry and Timothy W. Shire
Jim Rivait of the Insurance Bureau of Canadian expalins his position on the present dilemma facing Saskatchewan drivers as to go with no-fault or with a tort form of accidental injury insurance. Timothy Shire tries to give the issue some perspective and Lorie Terry from the Coalition Against No-fault gives us her comments on Jim Rivait's position.

Who are the evil doers in the Iraq Crisis?
Friday, January 24, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
German and France are in agreement requiring a peaceful negotiation with in the United Nations while in 1983 it was Donald Rumsfeld who was supplying the weapons of mass destruction to Saddam Hussein.

Or what's a heaven for
Thursday, January 23, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Though it is the typical English thing to consider the meaning of life it is also necessary to weigh the turbulance of the day to day dramas in terms of what does it all really mean. No answers here, more questions and lots of hope, which of course could just be wishful thinking.

Chretien's corporate cash counting doesn't add up
Thursday, January 23, 2003
by: Walter Robinson
The Prime Minister seems to feel that something has to be done about the financing of the Canadian political system but Walter Robinson is asking, "why now" and suggests that paying off corporations with the many bonuses they receive might be a much better way to get started on a cleaner politcial life.

The duplicity and danger of President Bush's public policies versus the big picture of environmental public policies
Thursday, January 23, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
The feelings of insecurity that seem to be a part of life now in all parts of the globe and the constant threats from the most powerful military country clearly suggest to everyone that the real villian is the former governor of Texas.


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