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RBC presents two of three community donations

Members of the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Morinville Branch presented a $1000 cheque to the Morinville Community Library June 3.

RBC employees and clients promote responsible water use through the Blue Water Project, an awareness program. In this regard, RBC is proud to provide support to the Morinville Community Library who has assisted RBC in bringing awareness to the program.
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Rotary invites region to hear about Athabasca rec project

The 2008 Athabasca Multiplex Project was the topic at the June 3 Rotary meeting. More than 40 Rotary members and guests, including elected officials from Sturgeon County, Redwater, Bon Accord and Morinville, as well as representatives from both school divisions, came out to hear guest speaker Robert Balay. […]

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Town and County partner for joint traffic operation

Morinville and Sturgeon County Peace Officers joined forces with the RCMP June 1 for a Joint Force Operation in the town and county.

The one-day operation resulted in 30 tickets being issued, including a mandatory court appearance. An additional eight warnings and one warrant were executed during this operation.
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Business

Chamber acclaims new board

The Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce held their Annual General Meeting Wednesday afternoon and acclaimed a 13-member board, all of whom took an oath of office from Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA Glenn van Dijken. […]

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United Church Youth visit Mexico

The Morinville United Church Youth Group recently had a week long Service and Education Trip to Zihuatanejo, Mexico. Goals of the trip included learning about issues surrounding poverty and wealth, and about how to put faith into action. The six youth and four parents visited an orphanage, two seniors homes, a community living in the dump, and other low income neighbourhoods. […]

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Morinville woman celebrates 100 years

Marie Honorine Labonté (Maisonneuve) was born on June 2nd, 1915 in Morinville. Her parents, Theodule
Maisonneuve and Hectorine L’Abbé were one of the first pioneers of the community. Life was not easy for her. At the age of 10 she lost her mother, and by age 15, she and her older sister had taken over the household chores. This included making bread, butter, cooking meals, washing clothes by hand, sewing, gardening, canning, and milking cows. […]