Local News

Former Morinville residents rescuing dogs in St. Lucia

After living in the community for 20 years, Morinville residents and local realtors Don Summers and Doris Jolicoeur left town two years ago for the warmth of St. Lucia and their new property Tapion House. But it is the warmth generated by caring for stray dogs and finding them new homes in Canada that is keeping the couple busy since moving. […]

Arts & Culture

Bison and Bluegrass mix over the festival weekend

Canadian Fiddle Legend Alfie Myhre and Fiddle Champion son Byron Myhre are two of the musicians hitting the stage at Smith Music during Festival Weekend for Bison and Bluegrass, the latest in the Champion Regional Series of food and music events. […]

Columns

Finding Bernier a role may not be easy

One of Andrew Scheer’s first and most delicate assignments as Conservative leader will be to find a proper place in his team for runner-up Maxime Bernier. That may be easier said than done.
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Local News

Town kicking off summer with Amazing Race

June 3rd marks the official kickoff to summer for community services with the annual Amazing Race event.

Town of Morinville employee Tyler Edworthy said June marks Parks Month, the Longest Day of Play, and International Trail Day. […]

Local News

Locals among recipients of Sovereign’s Medal

Forty-four Alberta community leaders have received the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers in recognition of the time, compassion and commitment they have shared with a wide range of community organizations. […]

Local News

Dafoe motion to record votes of council passes unanimously

Following a brief discussion, Council has unanimously decided to move ahead on recording votes made by councillors in the minutes of future meetings. This vote came following a notice of motion given by Councillor Dafoe at council’s last meeting to record votes by way of reporting the votes for those who were in the minority of a decision. […]

Local News

Residents invited to arena groundbreaking event

Morinville is close to beginning work in earnest on their new arena after years of consultations, committee meetings and design planning. June 28th marks the official date of construction beginning on the new centre, and the Town will be holding a public event for the public and media to attend outlining information about the project. […]

Local News

Town puts forward up to $300,000 for regional development corporation

Morinville Council has approved up to an investment of $300,000 over three years into a new regional economic development corporation with other municipalities in the capital region. The initiative puts Morinville in a three-year contract to provide up to $50,000 in the first year, $100,000 in the second, and $150,000 in the third. The new corporation will be set up and directly owned by the municipalities that approve the new program. […]