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.
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.
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.
Champion Petfoods LP held a groundbreaking ceremony commemorating the building of its new state-of-the-art, custom-fitted NorthStar Kitchens in Parkland County Thursday. The company says the new kitchens will be cooking by the spring of 2019, advancing the company’s mandate to make biologically appropriate pet foods for a growing global demand.
Nestled in the back of St. Jean Baptiste Park is the Musée Morinville Museum, home to the community’s rich cultural heritage and history. Museum staff are pretty excited these days, but it’s not necessarily about any new exhibits coming to the museum; it’s because the museum has just received some important provincial recognition.
To celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary as a nation, the RCMP in Alberta will reproduce the last leg of the 1999 re-enactment of the March West that brought the then North West Mounted Police (NWMP) to Alberta.