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Morinville Housing Report

November seemed to come in like a lamb and out like a lion when it came to the whether this year. I’m sure some of us were quite grateful for the lamb! The lion of the whether at end month definately decreased activity in the housing market, with over half of the offers on single family homes… […]

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Federal government opens summer job funding

by Morinville News Staff

Employers are being invited to apply for Canada Summer Jobs funding through the Canada Summer Jobs program to help create student jobs. Funding will be available to not-for-profit organizations, public-sector employers and small businesses… […]

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Champion Petfoods expanding Morinville operation

by Colin Smith

Champion Petfoods is expanding its operations in Morinville with construction of a new $5.9 million product development facility. The 9,500 square foot facility, announced Nov. 17, will be known as the BAFRINO Research and Innovation Centre and will be located behind Champion’s existing administrative offices. The new facility will also create 10 new knowledge-based jobs focused on the development of new pet foods for the company’s ACANA and ORIJEN product lines… […]

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Sibling builders reach milestone

by Stephen Dafoe

Denis and Andre Morin have been building homes in Morinville since 2002. Twelve years later the sibling builders and owners of HomesBy2Broz broke ground on their 100th home, a single-family product on the corner of 97 Avenue and Grandin…. […]

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Morinville Chamber picks its winners

Photos by Lucie Roy

Morinville – It was an evening in Paris for local businesses Thursday night during the Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce’s annual Awards Night Gala. This year’s event sold 160 tickets, a strong increase from the past couple of years… […]

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Morinville Chamber gets new administrator

The Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce have a new administrator. Diane M. Dills-Mineault left her position with the Chamber in Innisfail on Friday and took over her new post in Morinville on Monday. In a Sept. 30 email to Chamber members Dills-Mineault said… […]

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Gifting a priority for local business owner

The Morinville News has gifted more than $40,000 in cash and in-kind services so far in 2014. Donations include recent contributions to the library and non-profit coffee shop Higher Grounds, as well as the Morinville Festival Society, Morinville Curling Club, last weekend’s Paint the Town Red Gala, the Chamber of Commerce Gala, the Morinville Public Elementary School Carnival, the Morinville Farmers Market and the Morinville Community Gardens…. […]