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Flower and gift shop fulfills dream for local couple

Taking over The Flower Stop on 100 Avenue from former owner Lisa Bertschi was the achievement of a lifelong dream for Lori McLaughlin. She and husband Darcy took over the longtime Morinville business Apr. 18 and are looking forward to providing Morinville and area residents with some familiar and some completely new products and services. […]


Popular Morinville eatery now open in Edmonton

Chef Doug Adsit unlocked the doors of the Green Bean Java Bistro to customers for the first time Monday morning. The new restaurant, located at 11120 142 Street in Edmonton’s west end is the second location for the brand which first opened in Morinville on Thanksgiving weekend 2011. […]


Province looking for Open Farm Days hosts

Farmers, ranchers, producers and ag-tourism operators have until May 31 to sign up to be host locations for this year’s Open Farm Days taking place Aug. 20 and 21.

Alberta Open Farm Days is a partnership of Alberta Culture and Tourism, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, the Alberta Association of Agricultural Societies and Agriculture for Life. […]


Champion Petfoods Named Top Employer

Champion Petfoods was named one of Canada’s Top 100 Small & Medium Employers of 2016 through the Canada’s 100 Top Employers project.

Canada’s Small & Medium Employers recognizes the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that offer the nation’s best workplaces and forward-thinking human resources policies. […]


CRB to incubate independent regional economic development

The Capital Region Board (CRB) table will be a “jumping off point” for the development of a new regional economic development entity.

At the CRB’s Mar. 10 meeting, the Board of 24 municipalities in the Capital Region decided against having the Board oversee economic development in the region itself. Instead, the Board opted to “direct administration to facilitate a first meeting of interested parties.” […]