A half dozen bikers dressed in leather, covered in tattoos, and looking a little more than intimidating mixed recently with Zumba instructors, basketball coaches, and girl guide leaders. Though the bikers might look like they don’t belong at an event geared for children and families, the members of the Edmonton Chapter of Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA) were a welcome addition. […]
Murray Knight of the Morinville Historical and Cultural Society has given his last report to Council on the annual Canada Day celebrations operated by the society. Knight has been one of the key figures in organizing the event for many years, planning the festivities, requesting grant money, and being there every year to celebrate with the community.
There’s another name to add to the list of those running for Council in Morinville this fall: Sarah Hall. The first-time candidate said she had been thinking about making the jump into local politics since about four years ago when she started to become more engaged in the community. […]
Champion Petfoods, one of Morinville’s largest employers, is assuring the public that they have no plans to leave their home facility in Morinville anytime soon after concerns about a massive new manufacturing site being constructed in Parkland County. The response came following public concerns to Council following the company’s announcement of a new $200 million 420,000 square foot facility, in addition to an already existing site in Auburn, Kentucky. […]
During the last municipal election in 2013, Lawrence Giffin was unsuccessful in his bid to win a seat on Morinville’s Council. During the 2017 election, however, Giffin is hoping to turn that all around. […]
Life-long Morinville resident, Scott Richardson, says he’s ready to throw his name in the hat during the upcoming municipal election this fall. Hoping to secure a spot as councillor, Richardson said he very nearly ran during the last election, in 2013, but eventually decided against it because of his job at the time, which was with Alberta Municipal Affairs. […]
Morinville was ranked best in the province for tax fairness on small businesses owners in a Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) report released Wednesday morning. Morinville was the only municipality of the 87 Alberta communities in the report that charges equal mill rates for residential and commercial. […]