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by Morinville News Staff A heavier Morinville Community Bus drove over the weigh scales Thursday afternoon after day one of collecting food and donations for the Morinville Food Bank Society from schools and businesses. A total of 1,874 pounds of food was collected on the first day of collections, roughly a quarter of what was collected in total over two days last year...

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by Chantal HÈbert In the matter of the alleged sexual misconduct that led Justin Trudeau to suspend two male MPs earlier this month, the ball is no longer solely in the Liberal leader's court. But where it will ultimately land is anybody's guess...

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by Stephen Dafoe The Morinville’s Marvelous Moms (MMM) facebook group is breaking away from their smartphones and tablets to put their mission in motion again this holiday season. The 1100 member group, committed to creating positive change in the community, is once again working on their annual Adopt-a-Family campaign, an initiative started in 2012 to help every member of families in need at Christmas. ...

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by Tristan Turner Roughly a month after Council accepted the 2015 Operational Budget and Capital Plan Draft Report for information, they unanimously passed First...

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by Tristan Turner Council unanimously gave First Reading to three separate bylaws related to utilities at their meeting on Nov. 25.: Sewer Rates Bylaw 23/2014,...

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David Schaefer, Morinville’s Director of Corporate Operations, delivered a report to Council on the topic of Alberta municipal policy on smoking in playgrounds. The report was the result of a motion by Deputy Mayor Stephen Dafoe at the Aug. 26 Council meeting to have Administration see “what other municipalities are doing regarding smoking in/near playgrounds.”...

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Morinville Festival Society Vice President David LeBel and President Paul Smith unveil a Town banner during their Nov. 25 presentation. - Lucie Roy Photo by...

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by Tim Harper - Toronto Star The day before auditor general Michael Ferguson exposed for Canadians the government's slow and shoddy treatment of veterans seeking mental health help, the minister responsible, Julian Fantino, was in the neighbourhood...