Election 2017

Library inviting public to speed date with candidates

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Town of Morinville Public Library Board has announced it is hosting a special event on Oct. 3 for all candidates running in the Morinville municipal election. This event takes place in the Program Room at the Morinville Public Library, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and is open to all members of the public. […]

Election 2017

Sarah Hall looking for seat on Morinville’s Council

Reading Time: 2 minutesThere’s another name to add to the list of those running for Council in Morinville this fall: Sarah Hall. The first-time candidate said she had been thinking about making the jump into local politics since about four years ago when she started to become more engaged in the community. […]

Election 2017

Scott Richardson putting his name on the ballot for Morinville Council

Reading Time: 2 minutesLife-long Morinville resident, Scott Richardson, says he’s ready to throw his name in the hat during the upcoming municipal election this fall. Hoping to secure a spot as councillor, Richardson said he very nearly ran during the last election, in 2013, but eventually decided against it because of his job at the time, which was with Alberta Municipal Affairs. […]

Election 2017

Radford looking for third term as Catholic School Board Trustee in Morinville

Reading Time: 2 minutesIncumbent Catholic School Board Trustee, Noreen Radford, is hoping third time’s a charm during the next municipal election on Oct. 16. Radford is looking to secure one of two spots available for Trustee with the Greater St. Albert Catholic School Board (GSACRD). Having a seat on the Board over the last two terms, Radford was first elected to the position in 2010. […]

Election 2017

Dafoe seeking second term as Morinville Councillor

Reading Time: 3 minutesCouncillor Stephen Dafoe will return as an incumbent candidate during the next municipal election. “After a lot of thinking and strong consideration, over the summer, I’ve decided to run again as councillor,” said Dafoe in an interview. Up until that point, the politician said he would be considering running as councillor, or possibly as Mayor, or may not even be running at all. […]

Election 2017

Balanko enters race for Morinville Town Council

Reading Time: 2 minutesAfter thinking about the opportunity for years, Rebecca Balanko has announced she is finally ready to put her name on the ballot during the next municipal election. Balanko, 42, hopes to win one of the six councillor seats available on Morinville Council this coming October. “I love this community,” she said, “…I’ve lived [here] for 15-years, and I’ve raised children here. I’ve planted significant roots in our Town, in work, in volunteering, and in being engaged.” […]