The government is reviewing Alberta's labour legislation and inviting Albertans to take part in the review.
The current work on the legislation focuses on the Employment Standards Code and the Labour Relations Code, last revised significantly in 1988.
National Volunteer Week is April 23 to 29 this year, but the Annual Volunteer Dinner and Awards Night will not be held this year as the Town of Morinville is taking a new approach to recognizing the community's volunteers.
After a highly-successful, two night Johnny Cash tribute show last year, the Rotary Club of Morinville is following it up with a Stompin’ Tom tribute show at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre Apr. 29. The show was originally scheduled for last fall; however, the event was cancelled due to the performer becoming injured.
Morinville will once again be participating in Fortis Alberta's 2017 Earth Hour Challenge. Taking place, Saturday, March 25, 2017, from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the annual global event encourages residents and businesses to turn off unnecessary lights, appliances, and electronic devices to help conserve energy and raise awareness about environmental issues.
In 1992, I studied for a school year in Paris. My roommate was French. One night, over cheap port from the
local grocery, we got to talking about the Second World War. "Everyone's grandparents fought in the
Resistance," my roommate said. He paused for a beat. "The Resistance wasn't that big."
Despite weekly curbside recycling pickup that helps Morinvillians keep items out of the landfill, plastic bags are one item not on the current recycling list.
Morinville Sobeys franchise owners Shaun and Susie Thompson have pitched in to help out. The local business owners have brought in the NOVOLEX Bag-2-Bag program.