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Columns

Progressive Views Column: Budget Fails Albertans

by Tristan Turner

Finance Minister Doug Horner recently released the province’s 2014 budget, a budget that will mean lacking support for services, inadequate post-secondary funding and an unsustainable debt-borrowing model that will only serve to hurt the province’s pocket book in the long term… […]

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Columns

Column: Joe Morinville

They stuck me on the back page this week because the new columnist’s seniors’ column took over my spot. But that’s OK with me because I’m a senior now and he’s got some good things to say about seniors. Anyway here’s my list of stuff I found odd this week… […]

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Morinville

Province urging Albertans to buckle up

by Morinville News Staff

Edmonton – The Government of Alberta is asking Albertans to join the 95 per cent of people already wearing seatbelts. The province has seen a 26 per cent increase over the past 15 years, rising from 60 per cent compliance in 1999 to 95 per cent currently. It is a trend the government wants to see continue… […]

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People

Scout leaders find experience rewarding

Sturgeon County – Every Wednesday night from September to May, boys and girls of all ages meet at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre and in the basement of the Morinville United Church to participate in a movement that has been around for more than a century… […]

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Morinville

Fish and Game Association gathers for auction and awards … and good food

The Morinville Fish & Game Association held their annual Brag Night Dinner and Silent Auction Saturday night at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre. The sold out event mixed a buffet dinner that included moose, elk, bison, salmon, turkey and unique combinations of venison cooking styles with a silent and live auction, the latter a major fundraiser for the local outdoors group… […]

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Arts & Culture

The weekend in photos

An original art piece by Tara Chubey was one of the items on display when The Musee Morinville Museum unveiled the Iskwewak (Women) of Alexander First Nation Display Saturday. Guests in attendance included Councillors Brennan Fitzgerald, Stephen Dafoe, Nicole Boutestein and Barry Turner, Sylvia Jennings, and Adele Paul,… […]

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Business

Column: Morinville Housing Report

What a cold February!  Hopefully, by the time this article is printed, the weather has let up at least a bit.  It seems the weather has kept buyers from commencing their home search but for those who already had, it didn’t seem to deter them…. […]

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Local News

Youth rally part of weekend CARE Conference 2014

Morinville – Five speakers will take to the Morinville Community Cultural Centre this weekend for the Father’s House CARE conference 2014, a two day event that includes the faith community’s third Youth Rally. The latter event takes place Saturday night from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m… […]