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Saturday, March 1, 2003

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Volume 5, N. 279

0800 - Saturday - Ceiling and visibility unlimited, -32º, wind 4 knots at 270º, altimeter 30.40 in.----WeatherLog


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March came in like a lion
Saturday, March 1, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
A howling wind heralded the arrival of March with snow, blowing snow and then we awakened this morning to -32ºC temperatures.

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* March came in like a lion
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* Not meeting safety standards - Bellaire

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Tim's Tip of the Day

One of the coolest and definitely useful tools around a house are a pair of the inexpensive FM walkie talkies with a range of two miles they not only cover the house and yard but all of the town.

Ensign Notes

So much for trying to out guess the weather. Today's image shows the lions park with an borrowed mountain lion.

The epitome of the Rule of Law: Chris Axworthy and George W. Bush
Saturday, March 1, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
Former Saskatchewan minister of moves into his new office and Bush wants the US military to move into Iraq. We have to wonder what is becomng of law and appropriate behaviour.

Not Meeting Safety Standards
Saturday, March 1, 2003
by: Derrall Bellaire
Excuses have a limited time life and after ten years few Canadians are able to accept the ones given by the Government about the helicopters that will not be availlable for perhaps two more years.

Bush's absurd war against Iraq
Friday, February 28, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
Carolyn Parrish said words that she later apologised for but what the US president wants to do is not something that afterward you can say "oh sorry about that". Mario deSantis has brought us some compelling thoughts on this issue and as usual he accompanies his remarks with six references that need to be considered as we consider what Americans themselves are saying about the whole situation.

Kevin says "Clancy"
Friday, February 28, 2003
by Kevin McIntyre
So many books and nothing to read. In a world of "over choice" we often need a little help in selection and Kevin McIntyre comes to the rescue to recomment an author and his latest book.

Upstanding on a February Afternoon
Thursday, February 27, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
A collection of images taken yesterday afternoon in the harsh light of late afternoon and opposite to the dull afternoon today.

Sports Project: "Dream of Gold Weekend"
Thursday, February 27, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Here is a remarkable project that has a most interesting spin off. Included with the story are the actual documents from the organisation promoting their Dream Weekend.

Flying Dog
Wednesday, February 26, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Keeping in shape for man or beast is a constant struggle. But several times a day this fellow gets a work out and can reach an altitude of more than six feet.

Parkland Photography Club - February 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
This month's meeting saw an award to a distinguished member and we have this month's theme contest images about "unfinished."

Budget 2003: Chrétien is hopefully the last of the big time spenders
Tuesday, February 25, 2003
by: Walter Robinson
Last week there was considerable shouting about the 2003 budget now its time to think it over and look carefully at what the government plans to do with the taxes for the next five years. Walter Robinson is fairly critical of a government which in the past has paid little attention to what it does with its money. This story has links to the complete budget.

Canada Loses Face on World Affairs
Tuesday, February 25, 2003
by: Derrall Bellaaire
We need to realise that we must as a country respect ourselves enough to uphold honour and that which is just. Mr. Bellaire puts clarity into the issue that is being tossed into the air like a tennis ball by Washington. You will need QuickTime to hear the short audio clip with this story.


Monday, February 24, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Four voices no accompaniment and a full show entertained a good crowd at the Tisdale Mall Saturday.

The Greenwater report
Monday, February 24, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
Back from a trip to Alberta Gerald tells us about the cold, his trip and warns us of the upcoming Perigold Rummage Sale.

Oh, what a friend we have in Dion
Monday, February 24, 2003
by: Ron Thornton
Last week the federal minister of intergovernmental affairs and the premier of Alberta exchanged letters and barbs as Alberta separatism is now being identified by the federal government that rarely looks West of Hull River. Ron Thornton takes a serious tongue in cheek look at the issue and for those of us who are not Albertans this is a chilling discussion.

Harbingers of Spring!
Monday, February 24, 2003
by: Doug Ives
As we stick our hands deeper into our pockets to keep them warm Doug Ives sends us flash of things to come as the harsh February light is captured in these outstanding starkly beautiful images from Vancouver.

An affront to the Intelligence of Canadians
Sunday, February 23, 2003
by: Bryan St. George
No money in the budget for new choppers but money for subsidies for tobacco growers. Hmmmm!

Slime Oozing
Sunday, february 23, 2003
by: Rebecca Gingrich
Rebecca Gingrich applauds Jeff Smith bringing the Canadian Steamship Line's outrageous treatment of Australian sailors and points the finger at the owner of the company, Paul Martin.


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Through Tisdale this morning people were shovelling and blowing the snow from their driveways, 10:40 this morning.

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