Editorials, columns and letters to the editor from our readers.
Reading Time: 3 minutesBy 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.”
Reading Time: 3 minutesBy 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 … […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Trina Jones
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.
Reading Time: 2 minutesBy 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 … […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesQUESTION 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 […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesQUESTION 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. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesQUESTION 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.
Reading Time: 1 minuteQUESTION 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? […]
Reading Time: 3 minutesQUESTION ADDRESSED TO MORINVILLE COUNCIL AND MAYORAL INCUMBANTS
The Town of Morinville has an asset most towns would be proud to exploit. Many years ago the province turned over the area and lake known to us old folks as “man – made”. You have taken no action in using this resource to increase tourism to our town.
Reading Time: 2 minutesQUESTION ADDRESSED TO MORINVILLE COUNCIL AND MAYORAL CANDIDATES
As citizens of our community you have all taken the time to run for public office. I would salute your dedication to our town ,this is a noble effort. We have many dedicated people who serve our town in the capacity as volunteers and in grass root roles also … […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesGuest Editorial by Donna Phinney
Our family moved to Morinville 14 years ago… Being married to a military member I have lived in many communities over the last 33 years… We saw the tremendous potential Morinville had to offer, small town atmosphere, friendly community spirit and most importantly a safe environment for families, and decided to make Morinville our home … […]