Life-long Morinville resident, Scott Richardson, says he’s ready to throw his name in the hat during the upcoming municipal election this fall. Hoping to secure a spot as councillor, Richardson said he very nearly ran during the last election, in 2013, but eventually decided against it because of his job at the time, which was with Alberta Municipal Affairs. […]
Morinville was ranked best in the province for tax fairness on small businesses owners in a Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) report released Wednesday morning. Morinville was the only municipality of the 87 Alberta communities in the report that charges equal mill rates for residential and commercial. […]
Armed with nothing more than a pen and paper, cell phone, flashlight, police scanner, and a couple of cups of coffee, a small number of residents regularly take to the streets of Morinville, keeping their eyes and ears open for what doesn’t look and sound right. They’re Citizens on Patrol (COP), a civilian watch organization that has been operating in Morinville since 1997. Over the past two decades, the volunteer group has been doing their part for community policing in Morinville. […]
Incumbent Catholic School Board Trustee, Noreen Radford, is hoping third time’s a charm during the next municipal election on Oct. 16. Radford is looking to secure one of two spots available for Trustee with the Greater St. Albert Catholic School Board (GSACRD). Having a seat on the Board over the last two terms, Radford was first elected to the position in 2010. […]
Another idol bites the dust. The world had been told that Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi was a heroine of democracy and human rights. Now it turns out that her idea of human rights doesn’t include the roughly 1.1 million Rohingya Muslims living in Burma’s western state of Rakhine. […]
On October 16, the Greater St. Albert Catholic School Board (GSACRD) will have two Trustee spots up for grabs during the municipal election; incumbent René Tremblay is hoping to snag one of those spots. […]
For the past four years, I have been one of seven people representing the residents of Morinville as a Town Councillor. As the election approaches, I have had to sit down with my family and make a decision on whether I will seek re-election or not.