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Monday, October 7, 2002

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Volume 5, N. 138

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Greenwater Report



The Greenwater Report
October 7, 2002
Gerald Crawford has some fabulous eye candy pictures of the snow last week and all the details in this week's report.

Today In Ensign

- The Greenwater report
- Careless disregard - Derrell Bellaire
- It was a throne speech we could . . .
- Manley's boorish views
- The Position of the others?
- Manley's remarks in Montreal
Tomorrow in Ensign
- Defence ignored in throne speech
- Children stealing from children

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Tim's Tip of the Day

Zeller's seniors 99¢ breakfast on the first Monday of the month is a waste of time. The place will be full, one waitress and after an hour I left without a second cup of coffee. Paying nothing for nothing is still nothing.

Ensign Notes

Edwin Wallace did a quick poll and discovered 82% of Canadians oppose military action in Iraq, now he's wondering about the monarchy.

Careless Disregard
October 7, 2002
Derrall Bellaire from London Ontario reflects what so many Canadians feel as they worry about the credibility and safety of Canadian Armed Forces when the federal government seems so disinterested in their needs.
It was a throne speech we all could relate to
October 7, 2002
Ron Thornton is trying hard to curb is wild enthusiasm for the Prime Minister's throne speech a week ago today.
Manley and the monarchy
October 7, 2002
The minister of finance, the deputy prime minister and candidate for leadership of the Liberal party does not have the option of voicing personal views and when he spoke out in Montreal against the monarchy the reaction has been very strong. Here are three views from White Rock, Niagara Falls and Victoria. This story has extensive background stories using PDFs so the information will remain with this story long after they disappear from the media web sites.
"Through thick and through thin, all out or all in we're goin' to go through it together"
October 6, 2002
What can you expect if you are a really short person in this world?
Exotic auction sale
October 5, 2002
A big crowd on hand for today's exotics sale at the Tisdale Livestock Centre.
New autobody shop
October 4, 2002
Work began today on a new shop beside the Tisdale School Division Bus shop.
Lutheran rummage sale
October 4, 2002
On for today and tomorrow the Lutheran church is holding its fall sale, definitely worth a look.
Okay, maybe it will be an 8.5% GST
October 4, 2002
Walter Robinson of the Canadian Tax Payer's Federation is concerned that governments will decide just to spend more money rather than examine the way they are currently spending money on health care.
Second Day
October 4, 2002
The leaking water line turned into a two day project as they had to replace the entire intersection.
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.
"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.

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While one neighbour spiffs up her yard another decorates for Halloween, this morning at 10:30.

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