Following Premier Jason Kenney’s COVID-19 announcement on the renewed state of public health emergency and additional restrictions, both the opposition NDP and Canadian Federation of Independent Business issued statements critical of the moves. […]
The Morinville Fish and Game Association is looking to relaunch their Youth group for youth between the ages of 12 and 15. The first meeting will be at the Morinville Fish & Game Clubhouse on 107 Street on Dec. 1, and meetings will take place on the first Tuesday of the month thereafter. […]
The Government of Alberta announced Tuesday morning that Premier Jason Kenney and other government officials will provide an update on COVID-19 in Alberta and the province’s pandemic response at 4:30 p.m. today. […]
Recent provincial COVID-19 changes prompted a change in format for the 23rd Annual Santa Store Auction in support of the Midstream Support Society. Instead of a one-evening live auction, organizers held a two-day silent auction over the weekend. […]
Alberta’s NDP Official Opposition announced Sunday night it will seek emergency debate Monday afternoon on the weekend’s record COVID-19 case counts. Sunday saw 1584 new cases, an increase from Saturday’s record of 1336 cases. The NDP charge that the government is not providing information to Albertans and that Premier Jason Kenny is not being public accountable. […]
Morinville resident and Infinite Event Services owner Sheldon Fingler has been elected vice president of the Canadian Rental Association (CRA), a national organization servicing the rental and event industry. At the same time, Fingler will serve as president of the Alberta Chapter of the organization.
The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is sounding the alert on a forthcoming increase to Canada Pension Plan (CPP) premiums it says will hurt its members, one in three of whom they say are losing money each day they are open. Seventy per cent of the federation’s members are opposed to an increase in payroll taxes as part of the federal government’s economic recovery plan. […]
The annual Christmas Market, originally scheduled for this weekend and next, was cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. But the Morinville Farmers’ Market and Morinville & District Chamber of Commerce have taken the event online with a Facebook group. […]
On November 18, 2020, at approximately 1:44 p.m., St. Albert RCMP responded to a call where a male had sustained a gun shot wound at an unknown location and was being transported to the Sturgeon Hospital. For precautionary measures, the Sturgeon Hospital chose to initiate their own Lock Down.
Operation Christmas Child will have volunteers at the Father’s House Church on Saturday, Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and they are looking to Morinville and area families to join them in the effort.
Little Warriors founder Glori Meldrum has released a new book, the proceeds of which will support Little Warriors who run the Be Brave Ranch, a specialized, intensive, trauma informed, evidence-based treatment centre focused on helping children who have been sexually abused, as well as their families.
Alberta’s NDP is calling on the UCP to follow through on a commitment to introduce “sustained sick pay.” The puch comes after the Official Opposition learned that some sick or isolating health care workers are being forced to take leave without pay.