Business

Chamber informs council they want low business taxes to stay

The representative body of Morinville’s business owners has let Council know loud and clear what they want: keep business taxes low, even if it means residential taxes must go up. This comes after a presentation from Shaun Thompson, President of the Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce presented to Council at their monthly Committee of the Whole (COW) meeting. The Chamber request is in opposition to recent discussions at Council about potentially splitting Morinville’s mill rates or at least having a discussion about the topic. […]

Arts & Culture

The Week in Photos

The Morinville Centennial Community Gardens held a Down & Dirty Earth Day Workshop on Sunday afternoon. The event included messy crafts, learning about endangered species of animals, composting and each attendee made their own terrarium to take home. […]

Local News

Morinville Youth Leadership group impresses council on mental health presentation

Morinville’s Youth Leadership group, a Town program designed to engage young people in local issues, made their first major presentation to Council at their Committee of the Whole meeting to universal praise from Council. The group, entirely made up of youth aged 12-14, presented to Council their concerns and action plans to deal with two major concerns to them: tobacco/vaping use and mental health. […]

Arts & Culture

Morinville Historical Society makes another request for new museum plan

Morinville Council has another request for what to put on the Town’s77-acre recreation centre lot. The latest comes from Murray Knight, a member of Morinville’s Historical and Cultural Society board, who made the ask for a new indoor and outdoor museum to be included in long-term plans for the land. Knight and other members of the board have made similar asks of Council in the past, but this marks the first as an official request in Council Chambers. […]