This Sunday marks the end of our seventh year of providing community news. I started The Morinville News on June 11, 2010, when a local newspaper I was then freelancing for decided to suspend publication.
With the owner of this rag off galavanting in Ontario for a week, he practically begged me to turn in a column of my wisdom and assorted other thoughts to fill some space. So here’s what I’ve been pondering these days that I figure youse should know about.
At this time last year, Madeleine Meilleur was a long-serving cabinet minister in the Liberal government of Kathleen Wynne. Over her 13 years at Queen's Park she held a number of portfolios under two premiers. Her initial time in the legislature coincided with the Ontario tenure of both of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's top aides Katie Telford and Gerald Butts.