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Tuesday, November 5, 2002

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Volume 5, N. 165

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Greenwater Report
November 5, 2002
Winter has come to the park and Gerald Crawford is adjusting as usual as he bring us up to date and happening there and the sad loss of the former owner of the Cove.

Today In Ensign

- Greenwater Report
- Krugman's
- Not in mandate -
Joyce Neufeld
- A & W
opens today
- Agri-business
undermines CWB
- Banning terrorist groups
a start
- If this is justice, just
call me Buford
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- Public Safety Act C-17
- Responsibility to Canada's Military

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Tim's Tip of the Day

There are two things we cyberfolks must never ever go cheap on. The chair we sit in and the monitor we view.

Ensign Notes

Nothing I could do about it, Ensign did not post Monday as I reluctantly had to spend the day in bed, ugly sore throat and fever, feeling better today.

Paul Krugman's understanding of irrationality Let's cast our vote: America's future depends on your irrationality
November 5, 2002
Mario deSantis calls our attention to New York Times columnist and noted economist Paul Krugman who voices his concern about the extremely low voter turn out in US elections and why that is the case.

Not in mandate!
November 5, 2002
The Canadian Wheat Board directors elections are now in progress, Joyce Neufeld of Waldeck reminds everyone of the oddity this past summer when the wheat growers association rejected help from the Wheat board to move feed to Western Cattle producers.

A & W opens today
November 5, 2002
The fast food giant has its doors open and lots of customers parked on the pavement and ordered up their burgers and root beer and every single one as asked if they wanted fries with their order. They ordered fries you can bet the waiter tried to sell them something else, after all its what they do.

Agri-business undermines Canadian Wheat Board
November 5, 2002
Canola growers, former politicians, former director of UGG all seeking office as directors of the Canadian Wheat Board all claiming to represent farmer's real needs. They are members of CARE a big business financed organisation set up to wreck the Wheat Board and the work it does. Henry Neufeld of Waldeck clues us in on this remarkable take over attempt.

Banning terrorist groups a start
November 5, 2002
Mike Reilly believes that Canada's failure to ban Hezbollah and hold up its end in defence of North America is justification for the American lack of manners.

If This Is Justice, Then Just Call Me Buford
November 5, 2002
Ron Thornton does not share the Supreme Court of Canada's opinion that federal convicts should enjoy the right to vote.

Melville wins Provincial semi-final 35 to 7
November 3, 2002
A monster crowd on hand with supporters of both teams out to cheer their teams as Melville dominated play to win.

So Edwin, How Does the Canadian Wheat Board work?
November 3, 2002
To hear Ralph Klien and others you would think some horrible fascist state system were in play with Alberta growers electing to serve jail time for exporting grain with out a permit. Edwin Wallace runs through the process so we can understand how the Wheat Board works.

Poppy Day in Tisdale
November 2, 2002
The Tisdale Air Cadets are looking after this year's poppy drive in Tisdale downtown and at the mall.

Dehy turnaround
November 2, 2002
Pulling the bad crop into pellets was an excellent example of flexibility and resourcefullness benefitting both the dehydration company and farmers a like.

Warm enough for windows
November 2, 2002
After two weeks of prolonged miserable weather the sun came out and the temperature almost rose above freezing for an hour or two Friday afternoon.

Mr. Manley goes to Halifax: The taxpayers reality check
November 2, 2002
Walter Robinson of the Canadian Taxpayer's Federation brings the facts to compare with what Finance Minister John Manley told the Finance Committee on Wednesday. It seems the man was painting with a pretty broad brush.

A solution for Canada's health care? Reduce the financial disparity between the rich and the poor
November 2, 2002
Mario deSantis reveals a secret we should think very carefully about. Public universal health care will only be as good and fair as the society in which it is found.

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

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?

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