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Editorial & Opinion

Column: Joe Morinville

The Christmas season is a time to stop and remember the important traditions, including fruitcake. Sit again with your children or friends regardless of their age and watch a Christmas cartoon! Here are the ones I like… […]

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Arts & Culture

Dancing banned in Morinville for the rest of the week

Photos By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Dancing has been banned in Morinville this week, at least in the context of Morinville Community High School’s performance of Footloose. This year’s theatrical production is a performance of the 1998 stage adaptation of the popular 1984 film and includes a cast of more than 40 MCHS students… […]

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Morinville

Morinville RCMP Police Briefs

Commercial break, enter and theft in Bon Accord

Morinville RCMP responded to a commercial alarm at Chelsea’s pub Dec. 10 at approximately 5:30 a.m. Upon arrival, officers observed extensive damage to the front door of the business. Subsequent investigation revealed that unknown individual(s) backed up a truck to the front door, knocking the pane of glass off. An undisclosed amount of alcohol… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: Progressive Views – The Inequality Problem

By Tristan Turner

Canada is not an equal society. Today, the top 1% of income earners receive 14% of all income in Canada, and the trend is increasing rapidly. Over the past 20 years, for every $1 increase in national earnings, 30¢ have gone to the top 1% of income earners and the remaining 70¢ was shared between the bottom 99% of income earners in Canada. In fact, from 1982 to 2004 there was no increase (when factoring in inflation) in the incomes of the bottom 60% … […]

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Morinville Sports

Warriors defeat Jets in home game

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Jets fell to the Beverly Warriors Sunday night in a 3-2 decision. After defeating the Spruce Grove Regals, the top-ranked team in the league, a week earlier, the Jets were just not able to recreate the magic on home ice a week later…. […]

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Local News

The weekend in photos

Dr. Joy Berg conducts Edmonton’s Concordia Symphony Orchestra, Concordia Chorus and soloists from ProCoro Canada during the Hallelujah Chorus, the most recognized piece from Handel’s Messiah. The Sunday afternoon concert drew an audience of approximately 300 to the Morinville Community Cultural Centre. The performance was followed by the audience… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column – Healthy Routes: Enjoy the Christmas Feast!

By Gladys Kublik, owner Neighbors Vitamin Shop

December and the Christmas Season seems to revolve around food. Everywhere we go there is a burgeoning table of goodies from appetisers to desserts, the selection is overwhelming. With this great variety of high quality food it is strange that so many people are sick at this time of year. You would think that this abundance of nutrition would boost our immune system for the next three months… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Time to crack down on snow removal

The snowflakes hardly finish falling before someone calls us or sends us a tweet asking when their neighbourhood is finally going to get ploughed. We seldom remind the caller or tweeter that the Town does not employ us. We just provide them the well-memorized information that main roads, sidewalks and trails are done first, followed by arterial roads… […]