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Friday, September 20, 2002

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Volume 5, N. 121

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Greenwater Report

Elephant ears and pickles
September 20, 2002
For over twenty years Gwen Betthel and her husband have been selling gas, service and fabulous meals at their service station in Bjorkdale, but come spring, it will be time to take it easy.

Today In Ensign

- Elephant ears and pickles
Tomorrow in Ensign:
- Sylvania in the fall
- Paul Martin no financial wizard
- Why raid Groupe Action Now?
- Anti-Kyoto campaign
- Bush's Economic doctrine of war

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Tim's Tip of the Day

Of all the things we attempt to achieve none of those things ranks in importance with the need to educate our children and ourselves. Developing an attitude based on ever improving levels of understanding and expanded skills is the key to adaptation and ultimately our success as a species.

Ensign Notes

WE have server problems in our Winnipeg office today and it is uncertain if we will be able to post today's work. (11:50)

Autumn Morning
September 19, 2002
Long shafts of cool morning sunlight zip down the streets and lanes illuminating the leaves that are about to depart for another year. As these pictures were being taken the writer listened to the ramifications of the health workers strike. The result is this rant, but you better look it over resistance is futile.
Old Senior's Centre demolished
September 18, 2002
The town took the old and no longer used Senior's centre and tore it down this morning.
Blame Joe Clark
September 18, 2002
Toronto Sun columnist claims that it is Joe Clark's fault that the unite the right campaign failed and that we had a second term of Liberals. Paul Pelletier of St. Paul Albert points out that the three hundred who met in Edmonton would definitely not agree.
A 10% GST . . . and that's just the beginning folks. . .
September 18, 2002
Walter Robinson wrote this story yesterday afternoon and guessed at the time that the rumour was perhaps just a trial balloon to get Canadians ready for tax hikes as it was announced today that Canada slipped into the "red" in July.
Poverty and terrorism
September 18, 2002
Richard Neumann points out that it might simplistic to suggest that third world poverty leads to terrorism. We have included a couple of interesting references that suggest that this is something we should all do some thinking about.
Overnight break-in deposits documents in storm sewer
September 17, 2002
A break-in at an undisclosed location last night saw town workers and R.C.M.P. attempting to recover documents from storm sewer.
CP replaces long crossing on highway#3
September 17, 2002
Full extra-gang crew and both on and off track equipment in use as CP replaces a large section of rail line that cross highway #3.
Terror or Freedom
September 17, 2002
This morning a Toronto United Church minister scolded on CBC radio, Canadians for their selfish attitude as it relates to the 9-11 event. Brock Schultze a thirteen year old boy from Winnipeg tells us directly what that event has done to him we had better pay attention.
Liberals killing Bills to hide report
September 17, 2002
What is going on in Ottawa two bills already passed by the Commons and another of great importance look like they will be dumped. Zeb Landon from Simcoe, Ontario brings this serious matter to light for us.
The Greenwater Report
September 16, 2002
Fall is upon us and Gerald gives us a nostalgic look at the way things once were with some vintage images from 1954 of the park. (This story will not be posted until 3:00)
Monday construction review
September 16, 2002
Six construction projects are highlighted in this review of work going on this morning in Tisdale.
The Liberals and Kyoto
September 16, 2002
When the Liberal government came to office it had carried to the Canadian public several very important promises. Those promises were overlooked once in power and Jim Calvert of Gravenhurst Ontario is wondering if the same process is happening with the Kyoto Accord, a lot of talk and promises but no committment.
Priorities seem very odd
September 16, 2002
Some things don't have to be complicated. We know why it is important to be Canadian and we also know that there are many who would threaten both our sovereignty and our values. Kristy Sewell from Winnipeg believes that Canada's military is coming up very short with old equipment and we need to get our priorities straightened out.
Disposable Income
September 15, 2002
A group of Harley Davidson enthusiasts take advantage of the exceptional weather for a road trip.
House #9
September 15, 2002
The relentless process of new houses being built or moved into Tisdale continues as the ninth house for this year was begun on Friday and we have pictures of the new basement ready for work to begin tomorrow.
September 14, 2002
Judy Shire goes blueberry picking near La Ronge and takes you along to see what it is like.
Flower gardens
September 14, 2002
What indeed is a garden for, beauty or the practical provision of vegetables for the table? The answer, both!

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