New professional building set for downtown Morinville

A Morinville man is hoping to address the need for commercial and professional space while developing a property the community can be proud of. Rick Dozois is planning to build a $2 to $2.5 million professional building on the corner of 100 Avenue and 100 Street that will cover his three properties east of the ReMax building. Two of the three properties presently have buildings on them, a vacant building and the Pro Level Looks building. […]


Business owners urged to be careful with grant help

Community Futures Tawatinaw Region is cautioning business owners about grant offerings and promises that look too good to be true. Kelly Harris-Martin, General Manager of Community Futures Tawatinaw Region, told Morinville News the downturn in the economy has sent more people their way inquiring about the availability of grant funding for their business. […]

Arts & Culture

Coffee and crayons to join forces

Locals will be picking up their crayons and their coffee cups at the Green Bean Coffee House and Bistro on Mondays starting Jan. 18. The local restaurant will be opening their doors to those who have taken up adult colouring. The event will run from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Mondays and all are welcome, including children. […]


Chamber picks its 2015 Business Award winners

It was an evening in China for local businesses Thursday night during the Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce’s annual Awards Night Gala. This year’s event sold more than 230 tickets, a 40 per cent increase in turnout over 2014’s event. The evening’s theme was a tribute to the Chamber’s recent business trip to China and included Chinese drummers and dancers as well as a Chines buffet by Chef Doug Adsit of The Green Bean. […]