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Thursday, May 1, 2003 Ensign Front Page Volume 5, N. 333

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The pre-leaf time of spring
Thursday, May 1, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
A photo essay of the beauty of the trees before they become shrowded in leaves.

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Today In Ensign

* The pre-leaf time of spring
* Parkland Photography club for April 2003
* St. Matthew's annual spring sale & more

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Tim's Tip of the Day

The best chance you have of keeping things straight and understandable is rely upon what is not upon what is said.

Ensign Notes

Robins all around but they refuse to pose for pictures.

Parkland Photography club for April 2003
Thursday, May 1, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
The club is active in provincial and regional competitions while being involved in the "relay for life" project. This month's theme features "four legged animals".

St. Matthew's annual spring sale and more
Thursday, May 1, 2003
This is the biggest Anglican Church rummage sale I have seen and it will be on for two more days. We also visit the sale at Cedar Villa and at the Heritage Park. There is a QuickTime VR on this page which can not be seen with out QuickTime being installed on your computer.

House number two
Wednesday, April 30, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
This house has its basement and main floor complete in the NewMarket area. To see this story you will need QuickTime as there is a 624K panorama of the area on this page.

This store sucks
Wednesday, April 30, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
A new business has openned in the Tisdale Mall offering used books and vacuum cleaners.

House number One for 2003
Tuesday, April 29, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
The new wood basement is in place and next week a house will be moved into town making it the first new to Tisdale, dwelling of the year.

Red River College
Tuesday, April 29, 2003
Using a new campus with a blend of new buildings and completely rebuilt ones to produce a setting that will facilitate the development of Canada's most innovative graphics school.

SARS Demands More Than Comedy Teams And Spin Doctors
Tuesday, April 29, 2003
by: Ron Thornton
In 1918 a horrible influence swept across the whole of the world it was devastating. Our world is vulnerable and the jokers should be telling jokes and serious folks should be around to get ready to tighten up the things that might protect us all.

Hey Canada, meet Paul “much more” Martin: He wants to do much more, it will surely cost much more, and taxpayers deserve much more detail
Tuesday, April 29, 2003
by: Walter Robinson
So what has Paul Martin told Canada about his policies and what he stands for? It seems he believes in generalities and Walter Robinson has some suggestions.

A year of intersections
Monday, April 28, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
One after another water lines under intersections have failed this year from in front of the elementary school, beside the Anglican Church and four on this one street alone.

American Crony Capitalism: The snowballing of privatization, less taxes and more wars
Monday, April 28, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
American economic operations are in the Texas Enron pattern. Spend money they don't have, cover it with wars and cut taxes to fatten up the wealthy. The whole thing is just delayed failure in progress.

The Greenwater report
Monday, April 28, 2003
By: Gerald Crawford
Gerald's been off to Sturgis for the opening of Barb's Emporium and gives us the a review of the new eating establishment. Remember now this is by a guy who is suppose to be on a diet.

Monday, April 28, 2003
by: Kevin McIntyre
Kevin got this to Ensign on Friday but that was a travel day and there was no time to get it posted. But with both Joe Hueglin and Ron Thornton giving us their views on SARS we need to consider how Kevin feels about the issue.

S.A.R.S in perspective
Monday, April 28, 2003
by: Joe Hueglin
We have heard these terms "suspect," "Probable," and "confirmed" but do we or anyone have any idea what these mean. Joe Hueglin has looked into the problem and provides us with the whole simple story including some excellent references that clear the matter up.

Sunday, April 27, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
With less than 50cc. of engine displacement and limited in speed this vehicle is classed as a bicycle and as such does not require a special drivers license. Surprising that the moped is not more popular in North America but in Europe they are and have been extremely popular for decades.

Another world is possible: Bush&Co Games versus Thinking
Sunday, April 27, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
In this story Mario deSantis contrasts the basic mode of operation in use by the United States and a surprisingly attractive alternative.

To begin once again: Crop 2003
Saturday, April 26, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
A wild snow storm smashed into Calgary this morning as winds wick away the winters moisture as planting begins across the Great Central Plains.

The IMF and World Bank:Poverty Reduction and Growth? Or the Same Old Formula?
Saturday, April 26, 2003
by: Mark Weisbrot
The United States and its enforced economic policies in South and Central America have reduced growth from 75% to 7% and the standard of living is actual close to declining everywhere American policies prevail. This means the United States and its "regime change" war in Iraq are enormously unpopular.

St. Vital Mall in Winnipeg
Friday, April 25, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
No less than a handful of anchors this spoke shaped mall might be better described as marketing sprall.

Paul Martin — the almost chosen one — will finally speak, but will he say anything?
Friday, April 25, 2003
by: Walter Robinson
Having been flat out for leader of the Liberal party for the past thirteen years Paul Martin has not been telling us what he stands for or what his position is on the major issues.


Bottom Of The Page Picture of the Day

Pretty quiet downtown Tisdale at exactly 9:00 this morning..

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