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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.

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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.

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One of Andrew Scheer's first and most delicate assignments as Conservative leader will be to find a proper place in his team for runner-up Maxime Bernier. That may be easier said than done.

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Connect the dots that lead to Andrew Scheer's narrow Conservative leadership victory and what you have is a triumph of retail politics over big ideas.

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by Thomas Walkom Precarious work is the scourge of our time. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne promises to do something about it. We shall see what....

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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.

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by Chantal Hebert With sovereignty on the back burner in Quebec for the foreseeable future, is there life for the Parti Quebecois as a defining...

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by Thomas Walkom Canadians looking at Donald Trump may ask how the embattled U.S. president survives. A special counsel has been appointed to examine his...

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by Chantal Hebert A betting person might wager that Jagmeet Singh - unless he stumbles badly and quickly out of the gate - could soon...

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by Thomas Walkom The Canadian government has suffered another setback in its elusive search for a trade and investment deal with the European Union. The...