The Morinville & District Chamber of Commerce hosted their 15th Annual Trade Show over the weekend. The annual business and community group showcase honoured the Chamber’s 70th anniversary this year with a slightly smaller show and a new facility layout.
Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools announced Monday it had received the 2017 Gallup Great Workplace Award, an award that recognizes organizations for their "extraordinary ability to create engaged workplace cultures that drive business outcomes."
Fort Saskatchewan resident Mark Plamondon will take over as the Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association's (AIHA) executive director May 1.
The association says as it grows "into a global leader in energy processing," AIHA's new executive director will guide the activities of the municipal partnership.
Governments use home improvement rebates as an incentive for people to upgrade their old appliances or home equipment for new and more energy-efficient products. The Alberta government, for example, introduced a program last week that offers up to $3,500 back to those who replace their attic insulation, windows, or who invest in tankless water heaters.
The Town of Morinville may be getting a high-tech upgrade to its network infrastructure following a presentation to council from Axia, an Albertan rural Internet service provider. The company develops fibre infrastructure in small communities across the province. Fibre is a relatively new technology that transmits data though light, rather than using electricity through coper wire, as phone, internet, and television has been commonly transmitted for decades. In general, fibre is much faster than copper lines, and more reliable in speed and service.
Seven months after releasing the original music video - There's More in Morinville - which highlighted the community as a whole, Morinville's Planning and Economic Development Department have completed the second phase of the promotional video campaign with a video focusing on several local businesses.