Reading Time: 1 minuteAt the Blood Donor Clinic held on Tuesday night, Sheila Scharmann donated blood and wrote a positive message to a sick child. The card and bead will be given to a child at the Stollery Children’s Hospital who needs blood or blood products. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesAlberta Culture and Tourism’s new Volunteer Screening Program offers non-profit organizations with resources to reinforce existing or create strong new volunteer screening practices.
The government says non-profit voluntary sector stakeholders and police agencies provided input for the tools.
Reading Time: 3 minutesEven as Canada’s leaders were addressing the House of Commons to express their solidarity with the country’s grieving Muslim community on Monday, the White House’s press secretary was arguing that the murderous attack on a Quebec City mosque was “a terrible reminder of why the president is taking steps to be proactive, not reactive” on national security. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesCanadian governments have long subsidized media. They still do.
As the authors of “The Shattered Mirror,” the latest jeremiad on the state of newspapers in Canada, put it: “Those who fear that the state will take up residence in the newsrooms of the nation, should recognize it has been well-ensconced there for a long time.” […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesThe NDP say rig counts across the province have risen substantially over the past year as economic activity and jobs return in the energy sector. The government is attributing the increased activity to the modernized royalty framework. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteNorthern Albertans can join Premier Rachel Notley and Finance Minister Joe Ceci in a conversation about the province’s budget during a telephone town hall meeting Monday night. Monday’s telephone town hall meeting runs from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesA well-known Morinville landmark, Perras Place, is slated to be demolished by the Town after a unanimous vote from Council on Jan. 24.
The motion to proceed with the demolition of the 1903 building was put forward by Deputy Mayor Brennan FitzGerald. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteThe big game the Jets and Red Wings had been waiting for came to town Sunday night with the Morinville Jets earning another two points with a 2-1 overtime win.
The two clubs looking to maintain or take the CJHL West Division lead were deadlocked through three frames. The two clubs ended the first period scoreless and locked at a goal apiece through the second and third periods. The Jets picked up their point in OT, giving the Red Wings a point for their travels and their trouble. […]