Infectious syphilis and gonorrhea on the rise in Alberta

In the face of what the government calls continued outbreak levels of infectious syphilis and gonorrhea, Alberta Health and Alberta Health Services (AHS) are working together to raise awareness about the importance of safe-sex practices and regular STI testing. That awareness includes continued universal syphilis screening for all pregnant women. […]


Chamber Gala later this month

The Morinville & District Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating seven decades of business and highlighting their 70th anniversary with a formal gala evening Nov. 30 at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre. […]


New Faces at the AIHA board table

Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association (AIHA), a cooperative of Lamont County, Strathcona County, Sturgeon County, and the Cities of Edmonton and Fort Saskatchewan that promotes sustainable industrial development in the Heartland region welcomed two new board members last week. The organization also saw the transfer of Chairmanship from the City of Edmonton to the City of Fort Saskatchewan. […]


Pleasant Homes hosting first Business After Hours event

Local business owners will have the opportunity to mix, mingle and network Nov. 15 at the Business After Dark event. The gathering runs from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Pleasant Homes, the first local business to host the monthly event designed to give an alternative networking opportunity to the monthly Chamber luncheons. […]

Local News

Morinville Remembers

Approximately 1000 Morinville and area residents gathered at the Royal Canadian Legion Saturday for the annual Remembrance Day ceremony. Prior to Remembrance Day, Morinville Community High School, Georges H. Primeau, Ecole Notre Dame, and Morinville Public School all held Remembrance Day ceremonies on Thursday. […]