Trustee Serena Shaw returns as Chair of the Greater St. Albert Catholic Board after the Board was sworn in and blessed by Father Ignacy from St. Albert Parish Monday evening. Réne Tremblay from Morinville Ward will assume the role of Vice-Chair. […]
A 2016 Pew Research Center report indicated that 62 per cent of American adults get their news on social media and 18 per cent do so frequently. Those numbers were up from the 49 per cent who did so in 2012, only four years earlier. […]
Few Parliament Hill insiders were surprised by Jason Kenney’s decisive Alberta leadership victory. The former federal Conservative immigration minister has long been considered in an organizational class of his own. He was the chief-architect of the federal party’s outreach in Canada’s diverse cultural communities. […]
The Jessica Martel Memorial Foundation (JMMF) held its third annual Break Free Gala this past Saturday night, on October 28. The event was a success with having raised many tens of thousands of dollars which will ultimately help the organizations pay for its soon-to-be-built safe house in the Town of Morinville.
A community art project begun during Alberta Culture Days has been completed by Morinville artist Naji Matta and hung in the Morinville Community Library.
The project, which is done on two large canvases, began simple enough – adults and children followed the seasoned artist’s instruction by putting paint on the two plywood canvases, an assortment of seemingly unrelated blobs and flows of colour ranging from light to dark.
The government says proposed legislation will make conditions safer at convenience stores and gas stations.
If passed, An Act to Protect Gas and Convenience Store Workers would amend the Occupational Health and Safety Code to include mandatory pre-payment for fuel. Violence-prevention plans would also become mandatory at retail fuel and convenience stores. […]
Like all politicians, Finance Minister Bill Morneau deserves to be judged.
Elected legislators – particularly those appointed to cabinet – have a responsibility to voters. It makes sense that those voters keep an eye on them. […]
On the eve of their party’s leadership vote, UCP interim leader Nathan Cooper was joined by Matt Jeneroux, Member of Parliament for Edmonton Riverbend and co-chair of the Alberta Jobs Taskforce and representatives from Restaurants Canada in Edmonton Friday for a press conference. Cooper’s conference was to highlight how Alberta’s restaurant industry is negatively impacted by federal and provincial policies he says are increasing costs for local businesses. […]