A capacity crowd heard from industry speakers from across the continent Thursday on trends in energy sector innovation and investment.
Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association (AIHA) hosted the annual event, bringing together more than 600 business, industry, and government leaders.
The Morinville Farmers' Market resumes at the Ray McDonald Sports Center Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The market will continue indoors weekly until June except for Good Friday.
Market Manager Korien Sampson said the indoor market had about 15 vendors when it shut down for the Christmas break. She is anticipating ten vendors to start this week and to grow the selection in coming weeks.
Less than a month after announcing they would pull down the shop shades for the final time in mid-February, a local non-profit coffee shop has announced the lattes and cappuccinos will continue to pour at Higher Grounds on 100 Avenue.
2017 is shaping up to be a big year for the Morinville Public Library (MPL).
“There are so many programs, for babies to seniors, at the library and in 2017 there is sure to be some new, exciting, programming added as well,” said Amy Guenette, Chair of the MPL Board, in an interview on December 15. “There always seems to be something fun going on at the library every month.”
René Chevalier was the winner of our 12 Shops of Christmas contest. Participating businesses drew one name each to narrow the field down to 12, and we drew René’s name Dec. 20. Mr. Chevalier chose to spend his $500 prize at JM Turner Goldsmith ($300), The Flower Stop ($100) and Liquor on Main ($100).
For the third consecutive year, Morinville's Champion Petfoods has been named Alberta Exporter of the Year by Alberta Export Awards. The company also took home the top prize in the Consumer Products category. The Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters and JWN presented both awards.