Arts & Culture

Blanket exercise opportunity to learn and understand

Alberta Culture Days are on this weekend, offering a variety of events throughout the weekend.

One of the events scheduled for Sunday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. is the KAIROS Blanket Exercise, an interactive learning experience that teaches Indigenous rights history organizers say is rarely taught. […]

Election 2017

McDougall enters Morinville Council Race

In a last minute decision, Morinville resident Neil McDougall decided to include his name on the ballot for the upcoming municipal election. “I found out as late as [the Saturday before Nomination Day] that only six people were likely going to run for the six [councillor] positions that were available,” he explained. “…I think the people of Morinville deserve to have a choice, rather than simply having Council established by acclamation…Though there’s not a lot to choose from, at least now people will still get to have a bit of a choice.”

Election 2017

Boutestein hoping for third straight term on Morinville’s Council

Coun. Nicole Boutestein’s name will appear on the ballot during Morinville’s next municipal election; she said running again was an easy decision to make. “Quite a while ago, I think even at the beginning of this year, I decided I would run again…The Town is in such a huge transition period right now, and I don’t want to lose any of the momentum we have going,” she noted. […]