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Thursday, October 3, 2002

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Volume 5, N. 134

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Water line leak
October 3, 2002
The cast iron line that runs North and South by St. Matthew's Anglican church has sprung a persistent leak and there is nothing to be done but go down there and fix it.

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- Ethics in Ottawa - Joe Hueglin
- Impact of Saskatchewan health care

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Tim's Tip of the Day

You see its all about squeeky wheels and grease. Ron MacLean and the CBC have worked out a deal and all is right in the land. The CBC got more free publicity than it will cost for Ron's raise and Blue will not have to fill in for Ron.

Ensign Notes

Though many people are concerned about ethics in Ottawa as Joe Hueglin discusses it today many more consider it like shop lifting or employee pilfering, you just sort of figure it into the equation because compared to national inequity it is pretty unimportant.

"Do as I say not as I do"
October 3, 2002
Joe Hueglin notes that the Liberal backbenchers are not particularly impressed with the latest proposals to clean up the ethical problems in government and parliament in general.
The Impact of the Saskatchewan health care system
October 3, 2002
Stu Innes of Regina has been looking at the Saskatchewan health care system and the issues that have come to light with the present strike.
Professional Health Workers Strike drags on
October 2, 2002
Pickets went up in front of Tisdale's hospital and this afternoon around the Regional adminsitration office.
Ramsey Clark letter to UN: Do not support attack on Iraq
October 2, 2002
The former United States Attorney General has for many years distingquished himself as a humanitarian concerned about the oppressed of the world and used his well known name to promo a number of causes. This remarkable document explains to the United Nations the reasons that there should be no support for US adventures into Iraq.
$500 million credit
October 2, 2002
Mike Reily tells us what was touted as savings to balance the budget looks like it was just short sighted politically motivated measures that will ultimately result in much larger costs while having reduced the country's cababilities considerably.
Prime Minister's decision must be reconsidered
October 2, 2002
Joe Hueglin maintains that forging ahead with the Kyoto Protocol is not a good plan because of the trouble it will cause within the confederation. Joe does not dispute the need for us to do something about the environment but that should not be a political event.
It Snowed
October 1, 2002
What a way to end September and begin October. Snow began to take over the rainfall last night at about 9:45 and there was two inches on the ground this morning. Lots of pictures of the look around town this morning.
Big Cabbage
October 1, 2002
Despite this morning's snow there were still lots of customers for the vendors on hand at this morning's farmer's market.
Auction sale today
October 1, 2002
Bruce Schapansky Auctions had a sale today with some very interesting items offered. This page has twenty or more pictures and will take a moment to download on a modem connection.
It rained all night
September 30, 2002
This rain should be good news but that is not the case with almost 50% of the crop in some areas still in the field this looks like yet another final blow to the crop of 2002.
We can not blame the poor for terrorism
September 30, 2002
Rebecca Gingrich considers the Prime Minister's September 11 remarks and those at the United Nations about the world's poor as "inane"
This land is my land, too
September 30, 2002
It has been called Western Alienation and with the Canadian Alliance leader an avowed Alberta separatist, most Canadians, who do not live in Alberta, will have a difficult time understanding the Alberta view point. Ron Thornton is trying give you a peek at how Albertans feel about Kyoto and the very centralised for Ontario/Quebec/only form of federal government that we have had since the country was formed.
The Greenwater report
Sepember 30, 2002
To wet to combine so Gerald Crawford tells us about geese, beavers, wasps and another form of wildlife the folks who are called hunters.
The RECPlex Domain
September 29, 2002
From atop the RECPlex arena we have a remarkable QuickTime VR (2MB)panorama of the town. Spirit of cooperation and collaboration that is seen in the working of the RECPlex is a model not only for this community but others as well. This page also includes the 20 second intro to the Tisdale Town video (800K)
Yellow Pickup - 1999 Dodge Sport 4 x 4
September 29, 2002
A Yorkton resident from Tisdale stopped downtown Thursday just after noon and his sharp pickup caught this photographer's eye.
Barenaked Ladies
September 28, 2002
One day they were standing in our back yard adorned in their fine yellow garment with just a touch of green, the next morning the garments were falling away and the next day they stood their cold and completely naked. This page includes a QuickTime version of Neil Young's "Harvest Moon."
Is this bad?
September 28, 2002
This story relates an actual incident this week from a Saskatoon medical facility. With no one in charge and no one responsible, no one is safe.
September 28, 2002
Mike Reilly has considered what is looking more and more like a new government in this post-Martin time and is recommending the government focus its priorities and leave its patronage in the past.
Terrorists not poor
September 28, 2002
Kristy Sewell takes exception with the wide spread belief and perception that the poor of the world are responsible for terrorism and instead she points out that it is the lack of democracy to be consider the real problem and points out what that most of the terrorist involved in the 9-11 attack were from oil rich Saudi Arabia.
Parkland Photography September Meeting
September 27, 2002
Mary Wright's third place image is seen here as the thirteen members enjoyed an evening together and Gerald Crawford tells and shows us what the meeting was about.
Federal inaction must end
September 27, 2002
It looks like the oceans, especially the one abundant Atlantic Grand Banks are running close to empty and it also looks like many countries are determined to finish off what's left. David Jackson, of Ottawa demands that the government of Canada do something about the impending disaster.
Throne Speech Preview
September 27, 2002
Walter Robinson has some serious misgivings about the prospects of the federal government's spending intentions and tosses out some suggestions about aboriginal problems.

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Yesterday morning sun and the railway tracks from Heritage Road.

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