Arts & Culture

Museum receives church organ for display

Reading Time: 1 minuteThe Musée Morinville Museum recently received a new item with local historical significance – a church organ used in St. Jean Baptiste Church before the restoration of the original 1925 Casavant Freres tubular pneumatic organ. […]


Government launches pilot program for visitor services

Reading Time: 1 minuteReliable and easy-to-access visitor and tourism information is the motivation behind a government pilot project announced Thursday morning.

The new Visitor Services Innovation Fund, launched by Culture and Tourism, will provide grants up to $7,000 to individual organizations providing visitor services and up to $16,000 to those partnering to develop new ways to connect with more tourists in the province. […]

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Council receives a round of asks ahead of 2017 Budget

Reading Time: 3 minutesCouncillor’s were hit with asks from the Musée Morinville Museum, Morinville Community Library, and the Morinville Festival Society as part of their annual budget process during their most recent Committee of the Whole meeting. Each of the organizations made presentations detailing their budgets and the amount they were asking for from the Town. […]

Arts & Culture

Museum receives lesson in good manners

Reading Time: 1 minuteMore than 23 self-help books from the 1940s were among a collection of items donated to the Musée Morinville Museum by Angie Gibeault.

One of the books is A Book of Manners: Present-Day Customs and the Courtesies of Social Intercourse… […]

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Local Legion members attend rally

Reading Time: 2 minutesBy Lucie Roy

Onoway – Legionnaires from around the region gathered in Onoway over the weekend for a rally. The Morinville Legion had 13 Branch and one Ladies Auxiliary member in attendance. The annual Rally includes Legion and Ladies Auxiliary members from the Branches in Whitecourt… […]

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Historical vignettes being researched for St. Jean Baptiste Park

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Morinville – Musee Morinville Museum Directors Yvon Leblanc, Murray Knight and Andre Noel were busy removing the vignettes from the St. Jean Baptiste Park Wednesday morning. Some of the vignettes will be redone and the museum directors are already tasked with their choice of theme to research and compilation of information before meeting with the chosen artist… […]