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Thursday, September 12, 2002

Ensign Front Page

Volume 5, N. 114

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What a year for flowers!
September 12, 2002
While the year 2002 will go down as a puzzle for farmers for gardeners the remarkable development of flowers this year is a sight to behold. This page includes a 90º QuickTime VR.

Today In Ensign

- Ensign gets a modest overhaul
- What a year for flowers!

A year ago today, story 2, story 3,
story 4 and story 5

Two years ago today and also

Three years ago today, story 2,
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Table of Contents

Ensign's Index - Partial

Contributor's Index -

Find out about the contributors to Ensign and the article index of each.

Tim's Tip of the Day

SaskPower doesn't always work as we learned last night always keep a flashlight or alternative light source somewhere, where you can find it in the dark.

Ensign Notes

The format for this web site has been about the same since it began in 1998, today it is time to make some modest changes as we dumpt the left hand sidebar frame and begin the process of developing the subject pages.

Work begins on clearing and preparing lot for house number Eight

September 11, 2002
Directly across from St. Theresa Park the top soil is being stripped away in preparation for digging the basement for Tisdale's Mayor's new house.

Whose pollution will Canadians be paying to clean up?

September 11, 2002
We all share the same atmosphere all around this globe. Phyllis H. Hubeli points out the hopelessness of attempting to make a difference unilaterially.

Figures don't lie. . . but. . .

September 11, 2002
Don't say we didn't warn you. The way a politician or party conducts itself is how it will act if it ever comes to power. Paul Pelletier and Jason Inness both spotted the slippery accounting switch that the Canadian Alliance just pulled and it doesn't look good.

Today at the market

September 10, 2002
The pumpkins and melons are starting to show up and today a $2.00 bison smoky.

Start at the bottom and work up

September 10, 2002
This is our update from a week ago on the construction of a new A&W in Tisdale as the pad has been pored and work proceeds today on the removal of the surface material in preparation for gravel and later pavement.


September 10, 2002
Canadians all share a sense of deep pride in our honourable and determined Armed Forces but we are embarassed and ashamed of the way successive governments have reduced their capability and value by failing to provide them with the equipment and support they need to do the job for us. Mr. Reilly expresses his disgust for the way Paul Martin has been responsible for much of the forces neglect.
The saga of health reform in Saskatchewan: The Health Regions replace the Health Districts
September 10, 2002
The mystery of why our Medicare system is failing becomes abundantly clear when you realise that it is being run by folks in offices far away from hospitals and operating rooms. Corporate structure in its most bureaucratic form has been just jumped up one more step and Mario deSantis helps us focus on the confusion created by districts, regions and the bungling of SAHO.
Personal Television Network
September 10, 2002
Here is a simple television monitor system that lets you look remote ly at a room, yard, pool, whatever.
The Greenwater Report
September 9, 2002
Few campers disturb Gerald Crawford and his berry picking as temperatures fall and we all seem to be anticipating fall.
Joint Committee of the House of Commons and the Senate
September 9, 2002
A lifetime working in parliament shows as former Prime Minister Joe Clark suggests to the government a means to deal with its committment to sign the Kyoto protocol and work out both what it will mean and what part each level of government can play in shaping a solution everyone can live with.
The West Has Its Own Political Traditions
September 9, 2002
Canada's journalists and political scientist for most of the country are confounded at the preculiar nature of Western Canadian political thought. You can move to the front of the class and well ahead of most reporters by understanding Ron Thornton's explanation of a very different political and social context of the people who live West of Winnipeg.

"Its Not The End of the World"
September 8, 2002
Tisdale Trojan coach Darrell Mann tells half the players at the try-outs after their final session Sunday morning as the final two teams have been picked for the game at 2:00.

Alberta Alliance Party
September 8, 2002
The Canadian Alliance like the Reform party before it has concentrated on being a national party but now movements are forming in several provinces to develop provincial organisations and Ron Thornton was there as Alberta Alliance struggles to its feet.

Means of testing impairment lacking
September 8, 2002
As discussion eminate from the Senate recommendation to decriminalise the use of marijuana there have been a lot of arguments for and against the proposal but this problem posed by Jack Davies of Tilsonburg Ontario makes you think. The drug will linger in a person's blood stream for twenty-two days so how do you test for impairment from its affects.

The Carlyle Group and Canada: A War Economy at the Expense of Common People
September 8, 2002
Mario deSantis takes us the next step of the war monger's profittering group to show us the Canadian executives.

TMSS Classic Senior volleyball tournament
September 7. 2002
Teams from all over the province are working the volleyball courts at Tisdale's Middle Secondary School this weekend.

Trojan camp gets season underway
September 7, 2002
Hockey season for the Tisdale Trojans for the 2002 - 2003 season began today as players began arriving this morning to sign in for the try-outs.

Tisdale, Friday, September 6, 2002
September 7, 2002
Time to update the atmosphere in Tisdale and show you some progress and then go window shopping.

Questions that must be answer
September 7, 2002
Joe Hueglin is disturbed about the ambiguous nature of the Senate report that recommends the legalisation of marijuana as he feels that the public can hardly form an opinion on such an issue without more clarity.

Economist Paul Krugman: The Bully’s Pulpit spreads the gospel of double thinking, newspeak and new words
September 7, 2002
Mario deSantis gives a chance to think about the warping of both language and concepts by both the American leadership and those forces bent on undermining those institutions that have developed over time for the good of all, social security and public medical care.

The American War Economy: The Carlyle Group is posed to buy part of the British defense research industry
September 7, 2002
With the Carlyle group so heavily invested in by pensioners and control of the government war makes sense and profit.

Be good to yourself: Nutrition and weight lose centre
September 6, 2002
A new business addressing the needs of a growing portion of the population. Grand opening next week.

Three in one - New health regions
September 6, 2002
A brief look at the combination process of Saskatchewan's health care regions and some of the immediate affects.

Kyoto: A small word that evokes many questions
September 6, 2002
Walter Robinson considers the whole concept both in Japan and now with the possible adoption as "policy on the fly."

Languaging and President Bush’s Homeland department: Having the "the right people at the right place at the right time" doing the wrong job!
September 6, 2002
Mario deSantis puzzles over the odd use of language and the abuse of ideas by the US president.

Bottom Of The Page Picture of the Day

A deal at breakfast, this morning Hannigans at 7:40.

To review bottom of the page pictures of the past

September 2002

August 2002

July 2002

June 2002

May 2002

April 2002

March 2002

February 2002

January 2002

December 2001

November, 2001

October 2001

September 2001

August 2001

July 2001

May 20, 2001 until
June 30, 2001

December 2000
until May 19, 2001

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