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Locals recognized by Senator Black

Gib Boddez was one of two people selected from Morinville to receive the Senator’s Contribution Award.

The Award is in recognition of his outstanding dedication to the Town of Morinville community through volunteerism and civic engagement. The certificate and accompanying letter are signed by The Honourable Douglas Black, Q.C. Senator- Alberta.


St. Jean Baptiste raising funds for Morinville Cemetery

Under the Cemeteries Act, there are two groups that can operate a cemetery – municipalities and religious organizations. Since the late 1800s, when Catholic settlers first came to the area, that service has been provided in Morinville by St. Jean Baptiste Church. Since 1976, they have provided the service for Catholics and non-Catholics alike. […]

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Legion opens their doors

The Morinville Legion held an Open House on Canada Day with displays in the hall, door prizes, food and karaoke in the Fox Hole Lounge.

The 3061 (1CER) Morinville Royal Canadian Army Cadets had their video of their trip to Vimy playing in the background. […]

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Morinville Legion more than people think

Flipping burgers and wieners on a grill outside the Morinville Fish and Game Association clubhouse on Fathers’ Day to feed granddads and dads and their sons and daughters may not be what people envision when someone mentions the Royal Canadian Legion. But the Legion is more than the familiar military cut suits seen by so many when the Legion Colour Guard leads parades during festivals and on Remembrance Day.

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St. Lucia rescue dog enjoying a new life in Morinville home

Features and her brother Pancake were driven off by their mother so she could save the other pups. Features had six seizures in the first hour after she was found, due to dehydration. She had only hours to live. Both Features and Pancake were rescued by Don Summers and Doris Jolicoeur, former Morinville residents and realtors featured in a May 31 Morinville News story. […]

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Tribute benefits students

Rebecca Balanko and Ben Holland made a donation to Morinville Public School as a tribute to their father. It is a buddy bench which serves as a blessing and benefit for all students.

The bench was officially brought outside during recess on Thursday morning to be used for the first time. The plaque on the bench reads “Forever and Always, In Loving Memory of Tom Holland Our Dad, Grandpa and Friend.”