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Development Appeal Board Bylaw passes all three readings

Reading Time: 2 minutesAt the Dec. 12 Council meeting, Morinville’s Director of Planning and Development, Greg Hofmann presented on Bylaw 15/2017, which acts to amend the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB) Bylaw to limit the number of councillors that can sit on the board to one. This change comes following new provincial rules that impose the limit on councillors across the province.
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Food for Thought Column: Good news about food banks in Canada

Reading Time: 2 minutes(NC) Our nation has a big challenge ahead to solve the issue of household food insecurity. But recent studies have shown signs of improvement and some good news on the food bank front. Mimi Lowi-Young, executive director of Food Banks Canada, shares a few positive stories on our nation’s journey to relieve hunger. […]

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Council accepts reports on vaping and marijuana

Reading Time: 2 minutesCouncil has received two new reports for information on hot-button topics: vaping and marijuana legislation. Both reports were prepared by Sgt. William Norton, Morinville’s Manager of Enforcement Services, and were accepted as part of a larger sudo ‘consent agenda’ motion, where council also received many other items for information and passed motions. […]

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Business and community work together to help local families

Reading Time: 2 minutesLocal businesses, community groups and residents pitched in to support Jandel Homes’ Fill a House Christmas Campaign this year. Jandel partnered to fill three of their show homes at their Edmonton, Grande Prairie and Meadows of Morinville Sales Centre with non-perishable food, cash and new unused toys to assist local families struggling at this time of year. […]