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Business

Mixed commercial / residential project coming to downtown

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A new commercial development that will mix 10,700 square feet of commercial space with three stories of residential will be breaking ground on 100 Avenue soon. Located between the Morinville Christian School and Rednex Bar and Grill, the development is scheduled to ready for occupancy in the spring of 2015… […]

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Arts & Culture

Library secures laptops to fill computer education gap

Submitted my Morinville Community Library

Morinville – The Morinville Community Library announced Thursday it has purchased a quantity of laptops formerly used by Career Employment Counselling Services Centre (CECS), which closed in December 2013 due to government cutbacks. The $6,000 purchase was a three-way partnership between the Morinville Community Library, the Friends of the Library Society, and Stephen Dafoe, owner of the Morinville News. Each partner contributed $2,000 to the purchase. The laptops will be used in computer education courses, soon to be offered by the library as part of their effort to compensate for the CECS closure… […]

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Business

Champion a finalist once again

Edmonton – After winning the Alberta Chambers of Commerce Award of Distinction in the Export Category, Morinville’s Champion Petfoods once again finds itself a finalist for another award. The Alberta Export Awards announced their finalists for the 2014 award season Thursday, and Champion Petfoods is a finalist in the Agricultural and Consumer Products division… […]

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Business

Column: Morinville Housing Report

What a cold February!  Hopefully, by the time this article is printed, the weather has let up at least a bit.  It seems the weather has kept buyers from commencing their home search but for those who already had, it didn’t seem to deter them…. […]

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Business

Champion Petfoods wins provincial award

Edmonton – Champion Petfoods is the recipient of an Alberta Chambers of Commerce Award of Distinction in the Export Category. The local manufacture of premium pet foods was presented with the award at a gala dinner Friday night at the Radisson Hotel Edmonton South. […]

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Business

MCHS offering university classes

MCHS students are now benefitting from a five-year agreement signed last year between the Greater St. Albert Catholic School District and MacEwan University School of Business that allows students to earn university level credits while attending high school, a program that is the first of its kind in the region… […]