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Ask-A-Candidate Question 28

QUESTION ADDRESSED TO MORINVILLE COUNCIL AND MAYORAL CANDIDATES

During the all candidate forum I heard the majority of the discussion and questions around youth, teens and young families. Having studied demographics many times during my working career and looking around in Morinville, I would estimate that the “senior” group will soon equal if not surpass the young families. […]

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Ask-A-Candidate Question 27

QUESTION ADDRESSED TO MORINVILLE COUNCIL CANDIDATES

Out of the 15 candidates running in the election, seven (Thiessen, Radford, Turnbull, [Luker-]Chevalier, Pattison, Trapani and Bertschi) used the local sign shops. One (Roy) made her own. Nine (Thiessen, Radford, Turnbull, [Luker-]Chevalier, Pattison, Krauskopf, Roy, Trapani and Bertschi) used the local printing store [for other materials]… […]

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Ask-A-Candidate Question 26

QUESTION ADDRESSED TO MORINVILLE COUNCIL GORDON BODDEZ

Mr. and Mrs. Boddez provided an excellently choreographed question and answer regarding Morinville Pre-School Tiny-Tots [during the Oct. 13 All-Candidates forum] […]

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All-Candidates Forum speeches offer variety of ideas [Audio]

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – An estimated 120 to140 residents came out Wednesday night to the All-Candidates forum co-sponsored by Smith Music, MorinvilleNews.com and the Morinville Volunteer Fire Department. Despite some minor glitches, including a microphone stand toppling onto a St. Albert Gazette reporter and shuffling 15 candidates on and off the stage, the majority of attendees stayed … […]

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Ask-A-Candidate Question 25

QUESTION ADDRESSED TO MORINVILLE SCHOOL MAYORAL AND COUNCIL CANDIDATES

The shutting down of the transit link to St. Albert was a poor decision for the residents of out town. Ridership of the bus link was poor but that was entirely due […]

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Ask-A-Candidate Question 24

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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Editorial: Lack of time is no excuse

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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Guest Editorial: Morinville council candidate David Pattison

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 … […]