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Column: Joe Morinville

Doesn’t seem to be a whole lot happening locally for me to gripe about lately. In fact, it looks like my job has been taken over by the Morinville Rant and Rave page on the Facebook. It’s where I get my information on whether it is too busy at the Timmies or not. Anyway, there is other stuff going on in the world that makes me wonder about what the world is coming to… […]

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Morinville Housing Report

Our housing market showed a dramatic drop in average July prices, but the average days on the market seemed to keep steady.
Last month, Morinville saw 19 single family homes and three condominiums sell at average prices of $344,094 and $214,633, respectively…. […]

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Column: Running strengthens self and family

Just a little over three years ago, this publication introduced me to the Morinville community as a neophyte runner who had gotten into the sport as a way to battle the bulge, fend off anti-depression medication and experience life as a fitter, healthier person…. […]

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Progressive Views Column: FNFTA is meant to soften public to Tory rhetoric

Last week, the federal First Nations Financial Transparency Act (FNFTA) was made law following heavy influence from lobby group The Canadian Taxpayers Federation. The new legislation requires bands to post detailed financial information to the federal Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada’s website, including a clearly marked section displaying remuneration for Chief and Band Council members.. […]

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Faith Matters Column: Don’t let the sun go down on your anger

by Pastor Greg Fraser, The Father’s House Christian Fellowship

“Don’t let the sun go down on your anger” is often said to people during times of conflict or relational difficulty. This little proverb is actually found in the Bible—in Ephesians 4:26. During pre-marriage counseling with couples, I will often end our sessions together with this information, highlighting it as the most important piece of advice that I am going to give them. ”Don’t let the sun go down on your anger!” I say, adding for humour, “By all means stay up and fight!” That might sound funny, but when we are in a relational battle there is often very little in the conflict to make us chuckle… […]

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Column: Joe Morinville

Whenever I’m late with my column (and you all know that never happens) they let me look at what’s gonna be in it so I can get some new ideas to comment on. That happened this week because we went away to visit the grandkids down south. So here’s my thoughts on this week’s news in Morinville and area… […]

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Column: Joe Morinville

It’s hard to believe July is over and that means summer is almost over too. Got to say it has not been quite as bad a summer here in town as it’s been in other summers. That does not work so well for me because it gives me less to complain about at the White Rose, Timmies and other places I go from time to time… […]