Editorial & Opinion

Editorial & Opinion

Editorials, columns and letters to the editor from our readers.

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I attended the Forum on October 13th and I think almost every candidate, if not every candidate, spoke on the need for people to shop locally and to support our local businesses. I moved here in October 2008. I called both health clinics in Morinville to see how to get my family a doctor right here in Morinville ...

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What are your thoughts on the percentage of Town of Morinville Employees that do not reside in Morinville – Contracted and full time employees? How do you think ...

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By Stephen Dafoe “They’re all the same, these politicians. They make promises and then don’t keep them. So my vote really doesn’t matter. Besides, I simply don’t follow it all and really don’t know who stands for what.” Sound familiar?

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By David Pattison We have lived in Morinville for twenty-two years and while campaigning door to door several trends are evident. There is an increase in the number of young families moving into the newer subdivisions and also some of our long established areas. Residents see themselves as part of a larger Capital region in conducting business and enjoying leisure activities ...

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By Trina Jones Hello My name is Trina Jones and I am running for Legal Town Council. The philosophy you see above is my promise to you to make every effort to consider you and your best interests in the decisions I would make during my time as a Councillor.

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By Joe Milligan It is an honour to participate in the Sturgeon County election campaign. I have enjoyed serving for the past three years and hope I can do so again. One of the things I enjoyed most was meeting and working with many citizens in Division 5. Together we have made life in our community better ...

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QUESTION ADDRESSED TO MORINVILLE SCHOOL TRUSTEECANDIDATES I would have chosen a non-faith based school if one was available in Morinville. The closest alternative is Sturgeon School Division. I researched attending a school out of my town. The Alberta School Choice Policy allows parents to register their children across districts. However, if a school has reached its maximum enrollment I am not permitted to register

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QUESTION ADDRESSED TO MORINVILLE MAYORAL AND COUNCIL CANDIDATES Can you tell me any future plans that will promote user friendliness and accessibility for people with disabilities or mobility impairments? In an attempt to support the local economy, I brought my family member into [a local business] and it was not accessible.

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QUESTION ADDRESSED TO MORINVILLE MAYORAL CANDIDATES Today, my wife and I took our granddaughters out for a walk around the down town core. Fifteen years have passed since we last did this, what a change we have found. You don't realize the changes until you really walk around and look.

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QUESTION ADDRESSED TO MORINVILLE MAYORAL CANDIDATES Reading all the previous questions and answers, I want to thank Mayor Bertschi for his response and involvement in this online forum. I would like to hear from the other Mayoral candidate Mr. Trapani for his responses. You've been on Council for the last three years and are familiar with these issues, where is your response?