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Monday, November 25, 2002

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Volume 5, N. 185

1000 Monday - Overcast, ceiling 1,000 visibility 5, -12º, wind 9 knots at 040, altimeter 30.42, light snow ----------WeatherLog

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Greenwater Report
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Ice crystals (snow flakes) tumble from almost clear skies at 2:00 this afternoon downtown Tisdale

Greenwater Report
November 25, 2002
Gerald Crawford has been checking out the coyotes and has some Christmas shopping ideas for you.

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- Canada should
sign Kyoto
- Dispensing justice
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- US needs regime change
- The SeaKing Song

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Tim's Tip of the Day

We are all going to have to guard ourselves against increased levels of political and economic polarisation. The ultra-conservatives, as in the 1920s, see now as an opportunity to turn back time and establish authoratarian administrations, while there is no formalised social opposition to the jackboots gang, the general moderates of society are being forced to think in terms of ultimatiums and extremisms.

Ensign Notes

Off to a late start today as it is time to tune of my Tisdale server though it does not affect this site it does handle my email. Yesterday began the first new look of regular story pages would enjoy hearing your comments.

Canada should ratify the Kyoto's accord: joining the international community rather than Bush's corporate welfare
November 25, 2002
Mario deSantis refutes the concern about the corporate welfare aspects of the approval of the Accord and concentrates on the primary issue, the one that most Canadians agree.

Dispensing Justice From The Shadows
November 25, 2002
Ron Thornton from Edmonton thinks that Canada needs a better system of selecting supreme court judges especially since the constitution places so much responsibility for interpreting the rights enshrined in the Charter of Rights.

Frozen water vapour, we call it snow
November 24, 2002
A discussion about the course of this year's winter and a look at white stuff.

The dark side of Sunday
November 24 2002
With the seasonal low angle of the sun the sharp and crisp shadows stripped the town.

Latest Kyoto plan equals more corporate welfare
November 24, 2002
Walter Robinson explains the approach that the federal government looks to be taking toward the Kyoto Protocol could cost Canadian taxpayers a lot of money as they will have to pay the corporate "incentives." (To hear the music on this page you will need QuickTime)

Is George Bush fighting for freedom and democracy?
November 23, 2002
Mario deSantis explains the absurdity of the the American government policies that are being developed toward security and self defence of the homeland but are actually something else entirely.

Human nature dictates acceptance
November 23, 2002
Joe Hueglin disapproves of the Prime Ministers refusal to accept the resignation of his communication's director.

Sparrows and backyard flags
November 22, 2002
The opposition and even a few government members get their shirts in a knot over the prime minister's press representative referring to the US president by a term he has rightfully earned. After all this is World War III.

The view from here
November 21, 2002
Our view of the world, even of our environment is distinctly related to where are looking from. This set of pictures tells a lot about us. This story includes the Quicktime song of the day from the sound track of "Oh Brother Where art Thou" the song "Keep on the sunny side of life."

U.S. Senate passes No Fault Insurance against Terrorism Attacks: The coexistence of terrorism and of the war to extract oil
November 21, 2002
Mario deSantis discusses the absurdity of the concept of terrorism becoming a standard part of the US economy.

The Shopping Cart
November 21, 2002
They are everywhrere in our consumer society of today, but that wasn't always the case.

Dr Janice MacKinnon wants more private health care: A casual expert with no understanding of the causality of problems
November 21, 2002
Mario deSantis points out another example of an obvious learning disorder. The reason health care has been stumbling has been the cost crunch created by government reductions in spending and bad management. This former cabinent ministers fails to realise her own action created most of the problems and proposes to solve the problem by repeating the same mistakes.

Student run nutrition program at Stobart High School, Duck Lake
November 20, 2002
Darcy Schill tells us about their program and a student Scott Seland did up the pictures for you to see how this project works.

Homeland Security and the No Fault policies of the Bush's Administration
November 20, 2002
The American Homeland Security legislation is designed to prevent American citizens from recourse from companies involved in the programme. So much for the "land of the brave and the home of the free."

Tisdale School Divison Presented with Premier's Award
November 20, 2002
The Premier's Board of Education Award for Innovation and Excellence in Education was presented Monday morning to Tisdale School Division.

Paul Martin and the Tamil Eelam Society
November 20, 2002
Rudy Fernandes points out that Paul Martin has been involved in raising money for the Tamil Eelam Society, the front organisation that funds the activities of the deadly Tamil Tigers of Sri Lanka. Note that the references with this story give you a fairly comprehensive background to the Tamils Eelam issues.

Penguin Walk 2002
November 19, 2002
Each year the grade eight art classes produce a penguin each at this time of the year and then last Friday they took them for a walk. This page includes a 27 picture Flash presentation that is 1.5MB to download.

Action belies words
November 19, 2002
Joe Hueglin points out that the empty stage show by Liberal leadership hopeful about the democracy deficit while in real life he and his backroom henchmen have begun a series of take overs of riding associations.

Bottom Of The Page Picture of the Day

What's with the rainbow already, a couple of days ago we showed you "Rainbow Bread" now
here are "rainbow cookies" I wonder what flavour a rainbow is suppose to have?

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