Local News

Groups assemble to recognize local volunteers

More than 80 Morinville and Sturgeon County residents attended the Volunteer Appreciation and Awards Night at the Rendez-Vous Centre Friday night. The event was hosted by the Morinville Lions Club and Rendez-Vous Centre. The theme for the evening was Canada 150. […]

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Council to host next COW meeting at Heritage lodge

Council will be holding its next meeting at the Heritage Place Lodge at 101 Avenue and 100 Street on May 16, following a unanimous vote from Council. This vote came after a motion from Councillor Stephen Dafoe, with almost no debate from Council. […]

National News

Feds investing in new projects to improve Canadian vaccination rates

Midway through National Immunization Awareness Week, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, announced nearly $1.7 million in Immunization Partnership Fund funding for three new projects. The initiative seeks to increase Canadian vaccination coverage in Canada. The Prince Edward Island Department of Health and Wellness, Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living, and the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada lead the projects. […]

Local News

Tax penalty reduction Bylaw cuts tardy tax penalties in half

A bylaw unanimously passed by Councillor Stephen Dafoe cut penalties for late property tax payers in half at Council’s Apr. 25 meeting. The Bylaw passed Second and Third Reading that night, following the passing of First Reading on Apr. 11.