Reading Time: 1 minuteFederal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Amarjeet Sohi and Minister of Alberta Infrastructure Sandra Jansen signed a bilateral agreement Tuesday that will provide more than $3.3 billion in federal funding through the Investing in Canada plan over the next decade for infrastructure projects. The projects will be cost-shared with the Alberta government, municipalities and other partners. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesThe world got pretty dark for Morinville resident Wesley Jones, so dark in fact that he attempted to take his own life two summers ago. But sitting across from him in a local coffee shop to talk about the experience and the road of life since, one can hardly imagine it. Jones sits upright, bright and positive about his direction and his mission. That mission is to find people the support that was not there when he needed it most. […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesThe former Parish Hall renamed the Fable Gardens Hall has undergone some much-needed renovations over the last year. This includes a complete interior facelift upstairs, new gold-coloured curtains, crystal chandeliers, paint job, and new flooring in the entryway. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteThe Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce is moving from its present location in St. Germain Place outside the Morinville Community Library to a shared office set up in 100 Block West on 100 Avenue (next to medical clinic) this summer.
Reading Time: 2 minutesCouncil has unanimously approved of a new Temporary Borrowing Bylaw that will allow the Town to continue to finance the Rec Centre project. This law enables the Town to borrow up to $6,000,000 until long-term financing can be secured and finalized. The total borrowing on the project is currently expected to hit $18,837,688. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteMy name is Louisa Wallace, we have started a Skate Canada Skating Club here in Morinville named the Skate Morinville Club. It is a skating Club that will be offering pre-Canskate, Canskate, Learn To Figure Skate and Star Skate programs starting September 18, 2018.
Reading Time: 3 minutesAfter a unanimous vote from council, Morinville will not move ahead with establishing a new Junior A hockey team ahead of the opening of the Town’s new arena. The vote came to council at their regular council meeting on Mar. 27th, and followed a presentation form Derek Prue of the Western Provinces Hockey Association (WPHA) at their last Committee of the Whole (COW) meeting, a new league that had Morinville in its sights as one of its founding teams in Alberta. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesCouncil has passed the second reading of two new bylaws related to their normal procedures, their 2018 Procedure Bylaw and their Council Code of Conduct Bylaw. Both motions passed with mostly clarifying questions […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesCiting their own analysis that shows the minimum wage in Alberta has risen almost four times faster than inflation since 2005, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) called on the provincial government to halt further minimum wage hikes.
Reading Time: 1 minuteThe United Conservatives are calling for MLAs to stand together against the federal Liberal government’s Bill C-69, which they say would make it more difficult for new pipeline projects to get approved, putting a key driver of Alberta’s economy and the thousands of jobs that depend on it in jeopardy. […]