Business

RV City expanding to former Honda Dealership location

The old Frontier Honda sign letters lay by the side of the building. Soon, new signage will go up as RV City works on the first of three phases of expansion in Morinville.

Co-owner Ross Hodgins said the decision to relocate his Honda Dealership to St. Albert was largely Honda driven as the company is looking to increase their urban presence with more destination dealerships. […]

Business

CFIB launches petition to stop minimum wage increase

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has launched an online petition to stop the minimum wage hike recently passed by Alberta’s NDP government. The petition looks to capture Alberta independent business owners’ reaction to the government’s plan to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2018. […]

Business

Chinese restaurant has new owners

The Golden Szechuan Buffet, located at 10603 100 Avenue (east of the Shell) is under new ownership. Holden Wu and Michelle Zhen, originally from Windsor, Ontario, took over the restaurant July 1 after looking for an opportunity to buy a business. […]

Business

Fingler Rotary’s new president

Morinville resident Sheldon Fingler has assumed the Rotary Club of Morinville’s gavel. The local businessman took over the presidency of the service club from Brian Reed at the club’s July 8 breakfast meeting.

Fingler said he was motivated to join the Rotary Club two years ago out of respect for those pillars of the community who had built the club and the community.
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Business

RBC presents two of three community donations

Members of the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Morinville Branch presented a $1000 cheque to the Morinville Community Library June 3.

RBC employees and clients promote responsible water use through the Blue Water Project, an awareness program. In this regard, RBC is proud to provide support to the Morinville Community Library who has assisted RBC in bringing awareness to the program.
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Business

Chamber acclaims new board

The Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce held their Annual General Meeting Wednesday afternoon and acclaimed a 13-member board, all of whom took an oath of office from Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA Glenn van Dijken. […]

Arts & Culture

Library bringing comedy to cultural centre stage

Stand up comedy returns to the Morinville Community Cultural Centre June 19 to kick off the annual St. Jean Baptiste Festival weekend. After a successful inaugural year, the Morinville Community Library and board are once again trading checking out books for promoting a live comedy show. […]

Business

Column: Morinville Housing Report

Some of us thought spring was here, and some of us thought we’d never see another political party with a majority. Well, spring is here when it comes to the Town’s housing market, with less days on market, inventory is moving faster. […]

Business

It’s Our Business: Sobeys holding a food fair this weekend

The recent snowfall might have momentarily diverted people from thinking about summer, but Sobeys Morinville are laying out their summer best with an in-store food fair Saturday from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

“It’s to get people to come in and try all our great new items,” said franchise owner Shaun Thompson. “We have seven new burgers that have launched in the meat department, […]