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Albertans are invited to attend one of five open-house events to provide feedback on condo governance issues. The closest session is July 27 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Edmonton at the Lister Centre, University of Alberta.

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The Government of Alberta says it is supporting restorative justice initiatives in communities across the province with $360,000 in grants.

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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.

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Forty Alberta RCMP Special Tactical Operations unit members will be in B.C. later this week to responding to a request for help from British Columbia RCMP.

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Alberta RCMP are reminding young drivers travelling on provincial roads and highways to exercise caution and avoid distractions. Police say July can be a dangerous one for motorists, especially young drivers who are most involved in fatal collisions during this month.

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New government policy that includes fewer restrictions on how patios are built will now make it easier for licensed venues to offer the type of patio experience customers want.

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Three Morinville residents are off to Medicine Hat to compete in the 2017 Special Olympics Alberta Summer Games July 7 to 9. Jake Weismantel, Chris Schmidt, and Alexis Morgan-Taylor are all part of a St. Albert softball team competing in the games.

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Premier Rachel Notley has asked Minister of Education David Eggen to gather input on ways the government can fight racism, and promote acceptance, and an inclusive society.

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The government has announced seven new programs to help 48 First Nations and eight Metis Settlements in Alberta invest in local renewable projects, energy-efficiency audits and training for jobs in a low-carbon economy.

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The province is investing in $1.2 million for capital maintenance and upgrades in 17 homeless shelters across the province to ensure they remain safe and accessible to all Albertans; the government announced last week.