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Friday, November 1, 2002

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Volume 5, N. 162

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Halloween 2002
October 31, 2002
Lonely, that's how I would describe this halloween.Grateful for two visitors.

Today In Ensign

- Halloween 2002
- Stuart McLean Live -
M. Townsend
- The Right to Vote -
C. Whitaker
Tomorrow in Ensign
- Manely infomercial reality check
- Health care solution

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Table of Contents

Ensign's Index - Partial

Contributor's Index -

Find out about the contributors to Ensign and the article index of each.

Tim's Tip of the Day

People are good and few if any want to cause harm or want to hurt others. Some will make mistakes and forget that their actions will affect others but in general people are positive but when it comes to attitutde - dogs, horses and crows are better.

Ensign Notes

Someone new and someone away for a while in Ensign today. Welcome to the contribution from Christine Whitakers of Edgeley and after a long absence Michael Townsend gives us a review of radio personality Stuart McLean.

The Vinyl Cafe Live
November 1, 2002
Michael Townsend had a chance Wednesday to see one of the great Canadian humourists of this era, CBC radio personality Stuart McLean. Mike gives us his impression of the live show.

The right to vote
November 1, 2002
Christine Whitaker of Edgeley objects to the idea of residents of Canada's federal penitentuaries having the right to vote.

November 1, 2002
They come and go almost timeless, no matter what era we live in there seems to be room in the marketplace for the itinerant peddler.

Who is right in the proposed health care changes?
Commissioner Romanow or Senator Kirby?
October 31, 2002
Canadians repeatedly identify two issues as the most important ones, the state of medicare in the country and the environment. Mario deSantis points out that the underlying premise of the economic structure could be at the root of the troubles. You figure out what the pig is.

Government spending priorities
October 31, 2002
Rebecca Gingrich considered Ron Thornton's article earlier this week and suggests that the fired cabinet ministers are in a way accomplices to the bad use of public money. She also sheds some line on Svend Robinson.

Disgruntled passage: the rebellion of youth
October 30, 2002
Every teenager enters a period in their life where they resent the responsibility being thrust upon them by their advancing age. Some never get beyond that point.

Carrot River's new web site
October 30, 2002
Kevin and Sandra McIntyre have just completed a super Carrot River web site with loads of information and the potential to grow.

Warm fuzzy words and taxes
October 30, 2002
Rebecca Gingrich wrote her comments on the Liberal government's tendencies with the economy before Mr. Manley made his speech today but her comments clearly indicate some concern and discontent with the use of tax money.

Kyoto Accord: An act of faith!
October 30, 2002
Joe Hueglin makes a reasonable argument for have doubts about proceeding with the Kyoto Accord and he is not alone. Wouldn't everyone like to know what the future holds for us all?

Meeting two crooks in Rome: Berlusconi's trickle down corruption
October 29, 2002
Mario deSantis takes us along on his trip to Italy with some amazing pictures and one of those trip spoiling episodes that he was able to turn into a smile and a couple of pictures.

No more taxes . . . not even for health care
October 29, 2002
Walter Robinson and the Canadian Tax Payers Federation draw the line and make the case against more taxes despite Senator Michael Kirby's report and the Romanow report.

Ring The Dinner Bell...They're All Out To Lunch
October 29, 2002
It seems that Ron Thornton is suffering from a fairly heavy dose of disillusionment as he comments on the ways seem to be headed nationally and in his home city.

The Greenwater report
October 28, 2002
As this picture of the lake shows it almost frozen over with a fault line stretch out across the ice. This and more stories from Gerald Crawford in this week's column.

No end to more tragedies in the private world of the Free Market: Russian Forces storm the theater in Moscow and Senator Wellstone dies in a plane crash
October 28, 2002
Mario deSantis comments on the unusual and unfortunate events of this past weekend.

The bad economics of the Bushes: The new doctrine of a never ending war
October 28, 2002
Mario deSantis gives us a first hand look both through his eyes and those of his camera as a country marching toward continued confrontation.

Paladin of democratic reform
October 28, 2002
Joe Hueglin brings out the facts, item by item he shows us the serious hypocracy of Paul Martin casting himself as some defender of parliament.

Paul Martin is a hypocrite
October 28, 2002
Jason Inness shares the opinion of many Canadians as he points out that the man's claw marks are on clearly authoritarian rules within the Liberal party designed to benefit his campaign.

University of Saskatchewan Fall Convocation
October 27, 2002
Degrees and awards were handed out in a ceramony Saturday morning almost entirely devoid of the context in which this event occured.

Bottom Of The Page Picture of the Day

Yesterday afternoon a peddler with Korean blankets.

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