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Local News

Hancock meets with GSACRD over Morinville school issue

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A meeting between the Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional Division (GSACRD) board and Education Minister Dave Hancock failed to produce the concrete results some Morinville parents were looking for in their quest for a secular educa..tion for their children. Hancock met with GSACRD Superintendent David Keohane, Chair Lauri-Ann Turnbull and other GSACRD trustees Wednesday afternoon at the Alberta Legislature to discuss the issue. […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Satisfied parents respond to Morinville school issue

Dear Editor:

The debate over secular education in Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional Division (GSACRD) has caused many to take a closer look at how education is delivered in the communities of Morinville and Legal. Emotion aside, the facts need to be paramount to this discussion. Many people have made a conscious decision to choose Morinville and Legal as their home. In order to accommodate such a diverse group of people, our Public/Catholic system clearly “Welcomes students… […]

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Arts & Culture

Legal unveils its 35th mural

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Legal – The French Mural Capital of Canada added another Francophone mural to its inventory Monday night. The town’s 37th mural, painted by Karen Blanchet, was unveiled in a special ceremony attended by a number of Legal residents past and present, including past mayors of the town… […]

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Morinville Sports

Morinville Road Runners provincial champions

Morinville – The final steps of a long season were paved in gold for the Morinville Road Runners Bantam Girls. The 10 young ladies (11-12 years old) completed a Cinderella-like season on Saturday in Calgary by winning four games by a combined score of 195-96 and coming home with provincial gold medals dangling from their necks… […]

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Morinville Sports

MCHS Wolves get a new logo

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The banner was unfurled on a new era for Morinville Community High School and their Wolves brand Monday morning. After more than a decade-and-a-half of existence, the Wolves brand got a facelift. But the redesign was by the same person that created the original design back in 1994 when the high school opened its doors in Morinville. Graphic designer Raoul Mendoza, a former MCHS student who created the original… […]

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Schools and youth

Monday Morning Youth

Morinville – Students at G. P. Vanier School participated in a Winter Carnival mar. 17. The French Immersion students dressed in their bucherons attire, spent the morning tasting sucre à crème, watched a video on the Quebec Winter Carnival, played the spoons, played games, made a craft and spent time dancing… […]

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Uncategorized

Novice tournament hits town this weekend

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Hockey players from 18 teams will take to the ice in Morinville and Legal this weekend. The 4 the Love of the Game Novice Tournament runs Mar. 24 27 in both communities, bringing in players from the two communities as well as players from Fort McMurray, Slave Lake, Lloydminster, Barrhead, Westlock, Spruce Grove, Edmonton, Warburg and North Battleford, Saskatchewan… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Lights, camera, council

Morinville Town Council meets every two weeks to discuss town business, and while many of those meetings can be similar to watching paint dry, they are no different than meetings companies and organizations all across this province have on a day-to-day basis. Certain stuff must be dealt with and some of that stuff is slow moving… […]