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Police looking for sign thief

Almost a month after it occurred, Morinville RCMP are turning to the public for assistance in finding who stole a solar-powered advertisement sign from a rural location west of Morinville.

Police say High Q Greenhouse had attached a solar powered sign to a roadside advertising sign approximately 1 mile west of Morinville on Highway 643. […]


Speaker Wanner to launch PTSD Awareness Day in Alberta

Albertans are invited to join Speaker Robert E. Wanner for the launch of PTSD Awareness Day in Alberta on June 27 at 10:30 a.m. in the Legislature rotunda.

The inaugural event will include remarks by Members of Alberta’s Legislative Assembly and community members who have been affected by PTSD. A presentation of the PTSD Awareness Day ribbon and a short reception with light refreshments will follow the speeches. […]


Vet clinic offering innovative option for proper animal care

Good preventive health care for pets makes a big difference in their lives, according to the staff of the Morinville Veterinary Clinic. The clinic recently launched its Optimum Care program, a group of preventive health plans designed to keep pets healthy through important routine care, reducing the risk of disease by detecting any issues early on, and reducing the cost of pet ownership by spreading those costs over 12 months. […]

Arts & Culture

Smith Music student concerts start five night run

The Smith Music concert series has become a tradition in Morinville, an opportunity for music students of all levels to share what they have learned while gathering donations for the Morinville Food Bank Society.

This year’s shows kicked off Wednesday night, and the opening show assembled students of all skill levels. […]

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The week in photos – so far

The Morinville Legion held their annual Fathers’ Day Fishing Event at the Morinville Fish and Game Association pond June 19. Thanks to Joe Jacob for sending in these photos of the day’s activities. […]

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ASBA signs Joint Commitment to Action on First Nations, Métis and Inuit education

The Alberta School Boards Association announced June 22 it had signed a Government of Alberta Joint Commitment to Action on Indigenous education on behalf of the province’s 61 publicly-funded school boards.

The ASBA cites the signing as helping to further the goals of better student achievement results and establishing inclusive learning environments for First Nations, Métis and Inuit students. […]


National Column: Senate’s future powers up for debate

In the end the Senate battle over medically assisted suicide ended not with a bang but with a whimper.

On Friday, the upper house reluctantly deferred to the will of the House of Commons on the issue of medically assisted death by a margin of 44 to 28. The result was not even close. […]