Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Eve of Victory Gala: Honouring the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

This formal, four-course dinner will be presented in a unique atmosphere with informative and enlightening keynote speakers including; Her Honour, the Honourable Lois Mitchell, CM, AOE, LLD Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, as well as, Brigadier-General S.C. Hetherington, OMM, MSC, CD, Commander, 3rd Canadian Division.
Uniforms, artefacts, photos and weapons will be displayed. War diaries of soldiers from Units in 3rd Canadian Division as well as letters written just before battle will be read, bringing the battle, a century past, into the present. Guests will also enjoy music performed by the Loyal Edmonton Regiment Band. […]

Local News

Loops for the Troops on this weekend

Signing up for this weekend’s Loops for the Troops, taking place at Edmonton Garrison on Canadian Forces Day, will give athletes a running tour of CFB Edmonton as well as an opportunity to assist the Edmonton Garrison Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC). […]

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PPCLI celebrates 100th Anniversary

Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry celebrated their 100th Anniversary over the weekend. The four-day event included a PPCLI Parade at Edmonton Garrison Saturday as well as Military Heritage Day at the base Saturday. Below are some photos from the day… […]

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Sturgeon County approves 2012 library funding

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – County Council unanimously approved $144,695 in library grant funding for the County’s five libraries Tuesday morning. The approval allocates $22,671 to Bon Accord, $27,984 to Edmonton Garrison, $24,836 to Gibbons, $46,294 to Morinville and $22,910 to Redwater for the 2012 year… […]

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Arts & Culture

Prairie Gardens and Re/Max team for MFRC fundraiser

By MorinvilleNews.com staff

Bon Accord – There will be quite a bit of hot air at Prairie Gardens this weekend, but that hot air is not being expended by a certain sharped tongued pirate known to haunt the popular tourist destination each year. The hot air will be filling the Re/Max balloon and hopefully filling the coffers of the Military Families Resource Centre (MFRC) of the Canadian Armed Forces Edmonton Garrison… […]

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Sturgeon County and Garrison host Canada Day [photos]

Photos by Joann Deveau

Sturgeon County teamed up with the Edmonton Garrison to host a major Canada Day event Friday. With several bands, plenty of food through the Sturgeon County Bounty, and plenty of car crushing action, there was something for each of the approximately 30,000 visitors to he garrison’s Canada Day. Below is a gallery of some shots from the day… […]

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Garrison and County to host major Canada day event

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – With 12 hours of entertainment, patriotism and fun, organizers are hoping County residents will make Edmonton Garrison their stop to celebrate Canada Day. The Canada Day celebrations will see six bands playing throughout the day, a military car crush, 250-car show and shine, CF-18 flyover plus other aerial participants as well as appearances by the Edmonton Oilers and local and regional entertainers… […]

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County extends transportation contract for Edmonton Garrison

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – The transit service agreement between the City of Edmonton and Sturgeon County to provide transportation to the Edmonton Garrison will continue. Sturgeon County Council unanimously approved extending the contract with Edmonton Tuesday morning. That extension will run from Aug. 28, 2011 until Aug. 25, 2012… […]