Albertans will ring in the New Year with fewer ringing door bells. Starting Jan. 1, 2017, Alberta will prohibit the unsolicited door-to-door selling of energy products to protect people from what the government says is misleading, high-pressure sales practices. […]
“Overall, I’m okay with the [proposed] regulations. I’m not overly excited about them, but I’m not disappointed either,” said Thomas Kirsop in reflection of new legislation proposed to regulate the vaping industry by the Federal Government last week. Kirsop and his wife, Marjorie, are the owners of Morinville’s only Vape Shop, Alternatives and Options – Vaporizers and E-liquids Ltd. […]
It’s way too early to guess how this will turn out, but it’s becoming clear that Justin Trudeau now leads a government in crisis.
It’s not a crisis Trudeau made, but heís stuck with it. How he responds will go far toward making or breaking his career as prime minister. […]
Following two unanimous motions from Councillor Stephen Dafoe, Council has decided to temporarily hold off on demolishing Perras Place and consider the actual total costs of making necessary repairs to keep the century-old building up to code. These motions come following an impassioned speech given by community member Paul Riopel during a recent Committee of the Whole meeting, requesting that Council save the historical site slated for demolition by the Town next spring. […]
Morinville RCMP have received a complaint of a hit and run involving a motor vehicle and a pedestrian in a driveway of a residence on Alexander First Nation Reserve. The incident took place Nov. 26 at approximately 7:46 a.m. […]
The Beverly Warriors were hoping to make it eight consecutive wins in a row, but their impressive winning streak was halted by the Morinville Jets 6-2 victory Wednesday night.
“Huge win,” an excited Jets’ President Brent Melville told Morinville News Wednesday night, adding Beverly’s seven-in-a-row run had them tied for first place. “[We were] missing top scorer Tyler Hagel and top D-man Dean Jones due to work and school. [It was a [huge win.] […]
Morinville’s Annual Lite Up the Nite Festival kicked off softly Thursday to assist the Morinville Food Bank Society. The Town bus made the rounds to local businesses to take in the first day’s haul ahead of Friday’s day of collections at No Frills and Sobeys Morinville. […]
The Government of Alberta says it will move from an energy only to a capacity market model for electricity as part of its plan to ensure consumer protection from price volatility by creating a reliable supply of electricity at stable, affordable prices. […]
Sturgeon County has committed to a ten-year plan to improve 128 kilometres of local roads using external contractors and pending available funding. County Council voted unanimously on the item at their Nov. 22 meeting. […]
The Knights of Columbus St. Anne Council, on behalf of St. Jean Baptiste Catholic Parish and the Morinville Food Bank, are pleased to announce that they will be coordinating the Christmas Hamper Project for Morinville and District once again this year. Las year 109 hampers containing food and numerous children’s toys and gifts were distributed to needy families in the community as well as the Mearns and RQB areas. The success of this project relies on the generosity and co-operation of the churches, service groups, businesses, and countless individuals in our communities. […]