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Monday, May 5, 2003 Ensign Front Page Volume 5, N. 335

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Extreme yard sales
Monday, May 5, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
As part of the "Relay for Life" project a massive yard sale took place Saturday morning on the grounds of the Golden Age Centre in Tisdale, the word huge does not begin to describe it or the other sales on Saturday.

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Today In Ensign

* Extreme yard sales - TWS
* The Greenwater report - Gerald Crawford
* Paul Martin's Lunch - Rudy Fernandes
Tomorrow in Ensign
* You are an idiot - Ron Thornton

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Tim's Tip of the Day

When taking a picture through a window press your camera's lens against the glass any spots on the window will be out of focus and there will be no reflection.

Ensign Notes

Unable to post Saturday and Sunday. We expect to limit Ensign posting to six days a week from now on with Saturday being the "day off" After five years of going for every day it has been decided that we can all get by without a Saturday posting.

The Greenwater report
Monday, May 5, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
Each week Gerald's pictures just keep getting better as he shows us the ice disappearing from the lake, the debris of winter and tells us about the birds and animals that make the park their home part or all of each year.

Paul Martin's Lunch
Monday, May 5, 2003
by: Rudy Fernandes
Though it is no secret we need to be reminded about the background of political figures and realising that their popularity often comes from extreme wealth and power is very important if we are to make sense of various political and strategic decisions made. Rudy reminds us all where Paul Martin came from and to whom he owes his allegence and success.

The new normal
Friday, May 2, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
We are always adjusting, the snow is gone, some harvesting has begun, some farmers are banding and in town life is made up of a series of stops from one garage sale to the next.

From the Free Market to the Justice System: Let us think together about it!
Friday, May 2, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
What you will find in this story is the bottom line. Mr. deSantis has been digging and the text of his story is how he feels after finding what he did but to understand this conclusion you are going to have to look at some of the references as the ABC story on the Whitehouse and its "emphasis" is truly a shocker.

Getting Noticed
Friday, May 2, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
The demise of the notice board by the post office has moved the burden of being a place to post buried in the sidewalk nearby. Seems like a problem.

Solving the problems he created
Friday, May 2, 2003
by: Mike Reilly
Paul Martin has been coy about what he stands for and only lately has been making pronouncements but his over confidence or arrogance is hard to fathom because this man is most likely going to be the Prime Minister in a few months and as Mike Reilly points out Paul Martin's solutions involve a lot of fast footwork and the understanding of Canada one might expect of someone in kindergarten.

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.

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.


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A one today the town crew is working at the Northern Steel intersection and little puff ball clouds are filling the sky.

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