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By Stephen Dafoe Morinville – After presenting their case to Morinville Town Council Tuesday night, a group of local parents who have requested the Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional Division (GSACRD) to follow the general provincial curriculum in Morinville schools...

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By MorinvilleNews.com Staff Edmonton – Finance Minister Lloyd Snelgrove presented the Stelmach government’s final budget Thursday afternoon, a document the newly-minted minister called a responsible budget that combines restraint with compassion...

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By Stephen Dafoe Morinville – Alberta Party leadership hopeful and Hinton Mayor Glenn Taylor will be in Morinville Thursday night to meet with members of the Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock Constituency Association. The long-time politician will be visiting the Ellerslie Constituency Association Wednesday night. Taylor has been actively on the campaign trail since announcing his bid for the party leadership Feb. 8...

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By MorinvilleNews.com Staff Edmonton - The Wildrose Party called Tuesday’s Throne Speech confessions of a failed government. In a release issued within an hour of the conclusion of the speech, the party said the speech offered no new solutions for the issues facing the province...

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By MorinvilleNews.com Staff Edmonton – Tuesday afternoon’s Speech from the Throne largely focused on growing Alberta’s economic pie by no longer placing most of its eggs in the United States’ basket, and tapping further into emerging Asian markets.

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By MorinvilleNews.com Staff Edmonton – With the resignations of Deputy Premier Doug Horner as Minister of Advance Education and Technology and the subsequent resignations of Battle River-Wainwright MLA Doug Griffiths as Parliamentary Assistant to Finance and Enterprise, and resignation of Alison Redford as Minister of Justice...

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By Stephen Dafoe Fort Saskatchewan – The Alberta Government officially announced two projects that it believes will advance the upgrading and refining of bitumen in the province while increasing supplies of diesel fuel and enhancing Alberta’s position as a secure supplier of energy. Contracts were signed Tuesday with the North West Upgrading (NWU) / Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL) Partnership and Enhance Energy Inc.

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By Stephen Dafoe Edmonton – Battle River-Wainwright MLA Doug Griffiths announced Tuesday morning he will run for the leadership of the Alberta Progressive Conservatives. The candidate submitted his resignation to the Premier as Parliamentary Assistant to Finance and Enterprise. Making his announcement from the McKay Avenue School, which served as Alberta’s first legislature, Griffiths said a lot has changed in the century...

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By MorinvilleNews.com Staff Edmonton – Former Deputy Premier Doug Horner and former finance Minister Ted Morton are not the only ones who have announced their intentions to run as head of their party. Tuesday morning three-term Hinton Mayor Glenn Taylor announced his plans to seek the leadership of the Alberta Party...