Local News

Town opens doors for budget discussions

On Tuesday, Council Chambers was the venue for the Budget Open House & Public Consultation. The afternoon presentations from administration were also open to the public; however, less than 10 attended. For those unable to attend, the event was live streamed.
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Columns

National Column: New NAFTA shaping up to be bad deal for Canada

Canada has ceded ground in the ongoing North American Free Trade Agreement talks. It has not ceded enough to satisfy U.S. President Donald Trump.

If the federal Liberal government wants to keep a free-trade relationship with Washington, it will have to accept one that – in most cases – is markedly worse than the current NAFTA.
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Arts & Culture

Morinville Art Club looking forward to the year ahead

The Morinville Art Club held their Annual General Meeting Jan. 24 and have elected Rozanna McConnell as club president, Mona Bouchard as vice president, Iris Duchscher as secretary, and Jeannine Chalifoux as treasurer.
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Schools and youth

Greater St. Albert District Appoints New Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources & Support Services

Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools announced the appointment of Clint Moroziuk as Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources and Administrative Support Services. Moroziuk is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) who the Division says brings 21 years of experience in education as a Teacher, Assistant Principal, Principal, and Human Resources Director with Elk Island Catholic Schools. […]

Arts & Culture

Library hosting book launch for Morinville author

The Morinville Community Library is hosting the launch of Vacant Morality: Poems of the Past by Christopher Raine. The event takes place Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. and will include a live reading and book signing with the author. […]

Morinville Sports

Jets move up to second slot

The Morinville Jets defeated the Capital Junior Hockey League’s West Division-leading Beverly Warriors 4-1 at home Sunday night, moving themselves up a notch to second place in the Division, a point ahead and a game behind the North Edmonton Red Wings. […]

Columns

National Column: Premiers at election crossroads

It is always risky to judge a gift by its wrapper.

For very different reasons, the pre-election dynamics shifted in Ontario and Quebec this week, possibly in a way favourable to the ruling Liberals in either province.
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Morinville Sports

Morinville Sports Shorts

by Morinville News Staff Above and below: The Morinville Curling Club’s Men’s Bonspiel took place over the weekend, drawing 20 […]