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Saturday, November 16, 2002

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Volume 5, N. 176

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Tisdale Mall comes of age
November 16, 2002
Time to mark the mall's eighteenth anniversary as merchants and customers enjoy some cake and share some smiles.

Today In Ensign

- Tisdale Mall is now an adult
- Kyoto Ugly: $2,700/family
Tomorrow in Ensign
- Cranberry Corner 2002

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Tim's Tip of the Day

It is a year since Microsoft introduced Windows XP and right now there are fewer computers using that operating system then Macintosh. Corporations who are upgrading their systems are electing to install Windows 2000 rather than XP.

Ensign Notes

Each day more and more material is poked into this website as it continues to accumulate and retain each story. If you see something that needs correcting let us know, no need saving mistakes.

Kyoto Ugly: Protocol to cost $2,700 per Canadian family
November 16, 2002
The Canadian Taxpayers Federation has completed a study that indicates the Kyoto Accord could cost each Canadian family $2,700.

This story was not posted as its support material fails to be available.

Adjusting: Always adjusting
November 15, 2002
The question is: What is like in Tisdale today? The answer today and every day, adjusting, always adjusting. This story includes a flash image of downtown.

Fascism is here to cut costs, save money and save lives? The creation of 850,000 jobs in the Bush Administration
November 15, 2002
Little by little the affects of September 11, 2002 are moving through our society, border tension, American Homeland Security and what's this high tech World War II Germany like identification cards for Canadians. The discomfort grows and this is a warning.

Taxing Questions
November 15, 2002
Rebecca Gingrich is alerting us to a rather inappropriate tax on a tax situation that promises were made about and appear to have been unkept.

Habitation Fog in November
November 14, 2002
Unusually low temperatures in the northern grain belt this year and today something we normally only see in late December or January.

Music Pick Me Up
November 14, 2002
This story began as a simple editing exercise of a piece of music but lead to a discussion on one of the most popular music artists of all time. This story will autoload two pieces of music neither are long but require QuickTime to play as streaming audio tracks.

The Road to War
November 14, 2002
Richard Neumann explains the scenario as the UN moves into the inspection process of Iraq and outlines what looks like the reasonable expected circumstances.

SGI's No Fault Insurance, and now Tort Coverage: the work of the experts
November 14, 2002
Mario deSantis asks us to look critically at the attitude and behaviour of the government operated insurance company which seems to be denying what is pretty widely known to understand its outrageous activity in the past.

Random: The impossible occurrence
November 13, 2002
Neither mathematical nor philosophically possible, yet we have this unusual idea that chance plays some part in reality.

Confusion about debt repayment
November 13, 2002
We welcome Member of Parliament Scott Brison, conservative finance critic to this web site as he expresses his concern about the federal government's accounting practice of taking employment insurance premiums and applying them to the National Debt.

A personal abuse of the Bell Curve in Education: Is learning associated to the Bell Curving of the marks?
November 13, 2002
Mario deSantis tells us about the ways the good ole' Bell Curve can be used to create some distortions.

Exceptionality: What is not average?
November 12, 2002
Parents really need to think about what words like exceptional, average and special education mean. Educators and politicians toss these words around and the public gets sucked into a vortex of abnormal thoughts.

Canadian Taxpayers Federation presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance
November 12, 2002
Last Friday Walter Robinson of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation made a speech in Montreal to the finance committee making recommendations with regard to the upcoming budget. This text is the content of his speech but there are direct links to the complete sixteen page written submission as well.

Tisdale marks Remembrance Day
November 11, 2002
This town like all others in the country take a moment to commemorate the men and women who have served and so many to did not survive the two great wars and other conflicts since around the world.

Lest we forget
November 11, 2002
We are fortunate today to be able to read about the story of one Canadian who served in both the First and Second World War. Ron Thornton brings the perspective of the people who were there and some lived while others did not but here are their stories.

The Greenwater Report for November 11, 2002
November 11, 2002
Gerald Crawford is off on a bit of trip but we still have is report for this week as we discover the geese have left and the beaver are still chomping through the woods.

What is this?
November 10, 2002
This par of unusual object turned up in some stuff from a Rummage sale just what do you think they might be?

SWP6 on the way down
November 10, 2002
This short story includes a series of images that were recorded in Thurnder Bay almost three years ago but are remarkable as they capture the destruction of a huge grain terminal on the Thunder Bay waterfront.

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At last, the temperature has moved upward and crossed the freezing line just after lunch today.

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