Freedom to Read Week (FTRW) is an annual event that encourages Canadians to think about and reaffirm their commitment to intellectual freedom, which is guaranteed them under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Freedom to Read Week takes place Feb. 26 – Mar. 4, 2017
Morinville residents gathered at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre Monday and Tuesday to take part in the Canada 150 Mosaic mural, a national project celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday.
Mural criteria required a landmark Morinville is well-known for, that is historical in nature, and still existing today. Artists for the project include Lead Artist Lewis Lavoie, Paul Lavoie, and, Phil Alain, all based out of St. Albert.
The Town of Morinville, local organizations and businesses are working towards a common goal next weekend - providing two days of activities over the Family Day weekend.
“Attending Morinville’s Snowman Festival is a great way to celebrate our Canadian winter," said Kathleen Ducharme, Town of Morinville Culture & Events Programmer. "We hope families will venture outside and enjoy a variety of community activities, take some photos and make special memories.”
A well-known Morinville landmark, Perras Place, is slated to be demolished by the Town after a unanimous vote from Council on Jan. 24.
The motion to proceed with the demolition of the 1903 building was put forward by Deputy Mayor Brennan FitzGerald.
The Morinville Lions Club are pitching in with local businesses MP Stables, TASER Inc., and Technical Automotives to provide Family Day weekend activities on Feb. 19 in the Morinville Business Park (9802 - 90 Avenue).