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Arts & Culture

Talk about the towns

Compiled by Étienne Thevou

This past week and weekend has certainly been a busy one for people being recognized both for their achievements and for attending a multitude of events … […]

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Arts & Culture

Hospital Foundation holds artistic fundraiser

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Friday night’s Celebrating Life and Culture Gala gave Morinville and area residents a taste of wine and a taste of what the arts and culture scene could be like on a regular basis after the Morinville Community and Cultural Centre opens in early 2011 … […]

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Local News

Upgrader conditionally approved for Strathcona

>By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Strathcona County – The Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB) has approved an application by TOTAL E&P Canada Ltd. to build and operate a 300,000 barrel-per-day oil sands upgrader in the Alberta Industrial Heartland area of Strathcona County … […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Thinking about just what Morinville is

MorinvilleNews.com Editorial
By Stephen Dafoe

Advertising guru Fred Barnard once designed an ad with the phrase “One Look is Worth a Thousand Words,” and it is from this advertisement that many believe the expression “A picture is worth a thousand words” originates. Like most ad and marketing people, Barnard knew that a single image can often convey a complex idea or set of emotions … […]

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Local News

Council approves funding for local sports groups

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – At its last regular meeting before the fall municipal election, Morinville Town Council unanimously approved community grant applications put forth by two local sport groups. Morinville Fun Team Hockey and Morinville Senior Boys Basketball Association both submitted grant requests in the amount of $2,500 and both groups were green lighted by council to receive the funds … […]

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Local News

Province releases health consultation report

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – After four months of travelling the province consulting with Albertans at workshops hosted by the province’s 12 Health Advisory Councils, Edmonton Rutherford MLA Fred Horne has released a report containing recommendations on developing an Alberta Health Act, suggestions intended … […]

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Schools and youth

Rotary shines spotlight on local youth

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A number of local students took to the podium in the banquet room of the Morinville Inn and Suites Wednesday night to speak to the Morinville Rotary Club about their experiences over the past year, experiences they had thanks to Rotary-sponsored trips … […]