In a last minute decision, Morinville resident Neil McDougall decided to include his name on the ballot for the upcoming municipal election. “I found out as late as [the Saturday before Nomination Day] that only six people were likely going to run for the six [councillor] positions that were available,” he explained. “…I think the people of Morinville deserve to have a choice, rather than simply having Council established by acclamation…Though there’s not a lot to choose from, at least now people will still get to have a bit of a choice.”
Coun. Nicole Boutestein’s name will appear on the ballot during Morinville’s next municipal election; she said running again was an easy decision to make. “Quite a while ago, I think even at the beginning of this year, I decided I would run again…The Town is in such a huge transition period right now, and I don’t want to lose any of the momentum we have going,” she noted. […]
A packed gymnasium of students offered up oohs, awws, and laughter Wednesday afternoon during an educational performance by the Earth Rangers, an organization that has more than 175,000 young members across Canada. […]
The sign at the entrance to Morinville Public School was surrounded with love and loving messages Wednesday morning, part of an opportunity for students to celebrate International Peace Day and learn about the importance of Truth and Reconciliation.
Greater St Albert Catholic Schools have nominated the St. Albert and Morinville Rotary Clubs for an award.
The Alberta School Boards Association places a call for nominations annually for various awards that the organization offers. […]
Fourteen members have either been appointed or reappointed to the Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities, a council that advises government from a disability perspective on how to ensure programs, services, and communication tools are inclusive and accessible for those with varying abilities.
The Town of Morinville Public Library Board has announced it is hosting a special event on Oct. 3 for all candidates running in the Morinville municipal election. This event takes place in the Program Room at the Morinville Public Library, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and is open to all members of the public. […]
Of the four candidates vying for the NDP leadership, the numbers suggest that only one can hope to win on the first ballot.
Jagmeet Singh’s campaign has claimed credit for enrolling 47,000 of the 124,000 members eligible to vote for the next leader. […]
Each Division of Sturgeon County as well as the mayor’s seat will be contested according to the names put forth on Nomination Day on Monday. The results are considered unofficial until noon on Tuesday. […]