Arts & Culture

Murray Knight presentation on Canada Day overshadowed by Canada Day mural debate

Reading Time: 3 minutesLast week’s Committee of the Whole meeting involved an agenda item that should be recognizable for residents who have followed Council over the years, the annual report from Murray Knight of the Morinville Historical and Cultural Society on the outcome of 2016’s Canada Day celebrations. The organization has been responsible for one of Morinville’s largest annual events for years, receiving funding from the Town and the Federal government to organize volunteers who disperse Canadian flags on lawns, coordinate the fireworks display, and decorate Main Street, and many other duties preparing for the event. Knight went through a full report of nearly all elements of the event, thanking Council for their support and informing them of the return of $1,725.46 of excess funds left over at the end of the festival, an annual practice for Knight. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: SUREAL group holding meeting in Cardiff

Reading Time: 2 minutesAs concerned taxpayers, we are appreciative that the Mayor and Council of Sturgeon County made an effort to answer our questions from the first open forum meeting. However, we are disappointed that they chose to respond to our questions with ads in the newspapers. […]