Champion wins provincial award

Reading Time: 1 minuteA pair of local businesses were recognized at the Alberta Chambers Awards Night Feb. 26.

Champion Petfoods was nominated for and won the Marketing Award of Distinction, their third Alberta Chambers Award in […]


Vape shop to offer alternatives and options

Reading Time: 3 minutesThomas Kirsop smoked his first cigarette at the age of 9. By 15, he was a regular smoker. Though his parents valiantly tried to interrupt the process for several years, he remained a smoker as an adult, smoking a pack-and-a-half a day by his early 30s. […]


Champion Petfoods makes Top 70 Employers for 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutesA defined benefit pension plan and health spending accounts are among the things that make Champion Petfoods LP one of the best employers in the province.

This week the Morinville-based company announced it was recently named one of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers of 2016. […]


New professional building set for downtown Morinville

Reading Time: 3 minutesA 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

Reading Time: 3 minutesCommunity 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. […]