Editorials by our staff
During the taxpayer’s introduction to the budget on Monday, Dec. 6, Financial Services Manager Travis Nosko stated, and I’m paraphrasing here, that to solve Morinville’s operational deficit problem in one year, Council would need to raise taxes by 26%. […]
After his $100 vaccine bounty failed to get results and hospitalizations continued to rise, Jason Kenney must have downloaded into his Fruit of the Looms before downloading more grief and responsibility on Alberta’s businesses, particularly restaurants and bars. […]
With the approval of another liquor store in Morinville, the Town will now have seven once the as-yet-unnamed shop opens. The hue and cry from some commenters posting on social media is that the application should not have been allowed because Morinville already has too many liquor stores. […]
The Jan. 26 Council meeting was mundane in terms of items for this publication to cover – two first readings of bylaws and third reading of the Fees and Charges Bylaw that has taken several months to get through. […]
This editorial is our final editorial for 2020, a year whose backside we’ll happily see out the door. It has been our heaviest year of news coverage and our lowest year of revenue. Yeah, lots of businesses can undoubtedly say the same thing.
While we have several action items on our plate, one we would like to bring to your attention is the provision of technology such as laptops, webcams, microphones and printers to locations where they can be used safely by members of the community who wouldn’t otherwise have access. […]