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Smith unleashes Wildrose municipal policy

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Red Deer – Wildrose Alliance Leader Danielle Smith released the party’s Municipalities and Infrastructure policy at Red Deer City Hall Thursday, a document the leader refers to as a work in progress like the party’s other policies.

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Tiny Tots receive visit from military

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – It’s not every day that a group of three year olds are allowed close access to a cougar, but students at Morinville Tiny Tots soon found out Tuesday afternoon that this cougar had no fur or whiskers. Rather, the cougar was a large military vehicle that once trained soldiers in the skills needed to operate tanks.

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Long-term care costs set to increase in 2011

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – The province announced Tuesday that long-term care facility operators will adjust accommodation fees beginning Feb. 1, 2011 to reflect increases in operating costs. However, the government is planning to cap the increases at three per cent to maintain affordability.
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Election 2010

Trustees selected in close race

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville / Legal – Given three options for two school trustees on the ballot, Morinville voters elected Lauri-Ann Turnbull and Noreen Radford to the Greater St. Albert Catholic Region Division 29 school board with 930 and 906 votes, respectively, leaving candidate Heather Thiessen with 850 votes to try again in another three years.

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Election 2010

Morinville elects its six councillors

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Voters went to the polls Monday to choose six of 10 candidates to serve on Morinville Town Council for the next three years. After Morinville’s mayor and council were acclaimed last election, voters were pleased to not only have an election this time but also 10 candidates to choose from. The last time Morinville had an election was 2004, during which two candidates ran for mayor and six for council.

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Talk about the towns

By Étienne Thevou

With all that campaigning and voting stuff over Monday night when the polls close, people can start getting back to hearing about what else is going on in the communities.

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Province looking to strengthen child intervention system

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – The Government of Alberta announced Friday that it had accepted 10 recommendations by a panel of specialists from across the country who were asked to examine Alberta’s child intervention system and to bring forward leading practices and ways the system could be strengthened to support at-risk children, youth and families.

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Aspen House hosting caregiver support group

By Morinvillenews.com Staff

Morinville – Caregivers feeling the pressures of looking after their loved ones will soon have the opportunity to share their experiences with and learn from others who are fulfilling the same role. Aspen House will be starting a caregiver support group in November, allowing area caregivers to network with one another.
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