Business

Chinese restaurant has new owners

The Golden Szechuan Buffet, located at 10603 100 Avenue (east of the Shell) is under new ownership. Holden Wu and Michelle Zhen, originally from Windsor, Ontario, took over the restaurant July 1 after looking for an opportunity to buy a business. […]

Business

Fingler Rotary’s new president

Morinville resident Sheldon Fingler has assumed the Rotary Club of Morinville’s gavel. The local businessman took over the presidency of the service club from Brian Reed at the club’s July 8 breakfast meeting.

Fingler said he was motivated to join the Rotary Club two years ago out of respect for those pillars of the community who had built the club and the community.
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Business

RBC presents two of three community donations

Members of the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Morinville Branch presented a $1000 cheque to the Morinville Community Library June 3.

RBC employees and clients promote responsible water use through the Blue Water Project, an awareness program. In this regard, RBC is proud to provide support to the Morinville Community Library who has assisted RBC in bringing awareness to the program.
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Business

Chamber acclaims new board

The Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce held their Annual General Meeting Wednesday afternoon and acclaimed a 13-member board, all of whom took an oath of office from Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA Glenn van Dijken. […]

Arts & Culture

Library bringing comedy to cultural centre stage

Stand up comedy returns to the Morinville Community Cultural Centre June 19 to kick off the annual St. Jean Baptiste Festival weekend. After a successful inaugural year, the Morinville Community Library and board are once again trading checking out books for promoting a live comedy show. […]

Business

Column: Morinville Housing Report

Some of us thought spring was here, and some of us thought we’d never see another political party with a majority. Well, spring is here when it comes to the Town’s housing market, with less days on market, inventory is moving faster. […]

Business

It’s Our Business: Sobeys holding a food fair this weekend

The recent snowfall might have momentarily diverted people from thinking about summer, but Sobeys Morinville are laying out their summer best with an in-store food fair Saturday from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

“It’s to get people to come in and try all our great new items,” said franchise owner Shaun Thompson. “We have seven new burgers that have launched in the meat department, […]

Business

TASER wants to get your motor running

Morinville’s newest business opens May 1 in the former Popular Pooch location. TASER (Toys and Small Engine Repair) Inc. is owned by Marty and Deb Robillard, owners of Technical Automotives. […]

Business

Apartments and commercial space mix in 100 Block West building

Trade Development Corp. President Scott Jendruck provided an update on his new four-storey mixed commercial and residential development project at Wednesday’s Chamber luncheon. The building, located on 100 Avenue south of the Shell gas station, combines 10,800 square feet of ground floor commercial space with 55 apartments for adults and seniors. […]

Business

Sock Store to open in May

A new retail store will open on 100 Street next month, answering the call of countless Morinville residents asking for a place to buy a pair of socks when they need them. […]

Business

If I had $13 million dollars. Participants asked to build a rec centre

More than 50 people gathered at the cultural centre Thursday night to brainstorm and vision how they would spend the $13.75 million in the budget to build an arena/rec facility. Funding options were called for by those who went over the $13 million budget. The exercise gauged whether the public interest in the facility was towards a one-time build or a phased-in approach, and what amenities were the priorities in both approaches. […]

Business

It’s Our business: Yorkshire Rose

A new business opened recently in the Six Stones building on 101 Street, around the corner from Quinn’s Plumbing and Heating. Yorkshire Rose is the product of Julie Puchala, who promises to offer her customers flowers and gifts with attitude by bringing a bit of the Whyte Avenue vibe to Morinville.
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Business

Column: Morinville Housing Report

February, our coldest month yet this winter, showed a decrease in home prices and the number of units sold and a longer number of days it took to sell these homes.
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