Morinville News

Province offering $340 million in drought relief

The province’s ranchers can now apply for up to $200 per head as part of a $340 million AgriRecovery drought support program announced Tuesday. The 2021 Canada-Alberta Livestock Feed Assistance Initiative will help cover feed and water access costs for Alberta’s breeding female livestock. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter from the Legion President

Saturday, September 11, 2021 marks the 20 Anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Centre. I have taken some time to reflect on my feelings of the happenings in Afghanistan along with my 34 years of service as a Combat Veteran serving in all 3 Battalions.  (PPCLI) […]

COVID-19

Province reintroduces COVID restrictions

Albertans will head into the long weekend with the reintroduction of COVID-19 restrictions. The province announced Friday that masks will be mandatory in all indoor public places and workplaces effective 8 a.m. Saturday morning. Bars and restaurants will also once again have to end liquor sales at 10 p.m., and Albertans are encouraged to limit their social interactions to close contacts only.  […]

Crime & Police

Westlock RCMP Detachment warn of hazardous substances in street-level drugs

On Aug. 19, 2021, a drug analysis report was received by Westlock RCMP in relation to drugs that had been seized during a police investigation dating back to Apr. 27, 2021. Hazardous substances outside of what any drug user may expect or anticipate in street-level drugs were found. […]