With October just around the corner, the staff at the Morinville Community Library will be foregoing their usual cold weather wear in favour of bright white lab coats. Why? Because there is no better attire for the launch of a STEAM Makerspace.
The Morinville Community Library is excited to announce the launch of their 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program which began accepting registration Sept. 5. This internationally acclaimed program has garnered plenty of attention in libraries across North America since it was first launched by the 1000 Books Foundation in Nevada, USA in 2013.
Morinville’s Council got a look into residents’ minds, complaints, and likes following the results of the 2016 Morinville Resident Survey. The survey saw 135 responses (about 4%) and was completed from May 15 to June 30. The survey was the first of this type commissioned since 2009.
Council has received results back from a large recreation needs assessment involving multiple municipalities ahead of the final stages of the Town’s new Arena/Rec Facility project. The report was prepared by the firm RC Strategies and involved 1,172 responses from the 6,124 that were sent out to both Morinville and Sturgeon County residents.
The province announced Wednesday it is increasing the provincial loan guarantee to $100 million from $55 million for cattle and sheep producers buying and feeding livestock for market.
The Feeder Association Loan Guarantee Program began in 1936 and has guaranteed $9 billion in private financing to livestock feeders since that time. The province says there are 46 local feeder associations and 3,500 livestock producers who are members of their local feeder associations in Alberta.