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Province looking to prevent elder abuse

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Edmonton – The Alberta government announced a new strategy Tuesday that addresses the actions the province and municipalities need to take to help prevent or reduce elder abuse in Alberta.

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Talk about the towns

Money for Morinville
Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA Ken Kowalski announced Monday Morinville will be receiving just shy of an additional $90,000 from the province.

The Rotary Club of Morinville is set to receive … […]

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Residents have chance to shape Morinville 2035

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – The Town of Morinville is looking for residents to participate in a number of Municipal Sustainability Plan (MSP) workshops set for Friday and Saturday of this week at the Town Offices in St. Germaine Plaza.

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Summer barbecue season results in Christmas joy

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Anyone who has passed through the doors of the Morinville Home Hardware store on a Friday this summer has likely encountered the tempting aroma of barbequed goodies being offered right outside the door. Burgers and dogs, bread and bacon wrapped shrimp have all been on the lunchtime … […]

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Monday Morning News is here

By MorinvilleNews.com staff

Morinville – Those looking for a little something to read during their coffee break, lunch break or other down time during the day have an opportunity to do so Monday morning. The first issue of Monday Morning News hits shelves, counters and restaurant tables throughout Morinville Nov. 15.

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Community Cultural Centre ready to rock in 2011

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Anyone driving past the future home of the Morinville Community Cultural Centre can see the $11 million facility has rapidly taken shape since the groundbreaking on May 7 of this year. But what residents may not know is the progress being made to fill it with events and activities once the ribbon is cut next June.

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Morinville Remembers

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Morinville – Residents, dignitaries and members of the armed forces past and present came out in full force on a chilly Thursday morning to pay their respects to those who have fallen in combat and for those who continue to serve for the rights and freedoms Canadians enjoy.

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Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre launches new website

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Ottawa – It is estimated Fraud robs Canadians of between $10 and $30 billion each year, a figure comparable to revenues from drug trafficking. Yet only five per cent of fraud victims report the crime, the majority thinking it will not help … […]

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Green TRIP project put on hold

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – County Council voted 6-1 Tuesday in favour of holding off on a proposed Green TRIP application with the City of Fort Saskatchewan … […]

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County to look for other ways to fund expanded fire services

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – Sturgeon Valley residents are in favour of improving the level of fire protection service available to them but are not as eager to foot the bill for it, according to data compiled over the summer … […]

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Third quarter crime rate at acceptable levels

By MorinvilleNews.com staff

Sturgeon County – Morinville RCMP Staff Sergeant Mac Richards attended County Council Tuesday morning, presenting a picture of crime in Sturgeon County that is at or below the average levels seen over the past three years … […]

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County Council moving forward with parking bylaw

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Sturgeon County – Council gave unanimous approval to first reading of a parking bylaw for Sturgeon County during its Nov. 9 regular meeting.

The proposed bylaw is a response to a Cardiff Pittsburgh resident who brought her concerns to County Council during its Aug. 24 meeting … […]

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AESO defends need for power lines

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – The Heartland Transmission Project, one of several projects identified as being Critical Transmission Infrastructure (CTI), has come under much criticism in recent months by those who are opposed to the lines crossing their property and by those who see no need for the lines at all.
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Local service helps connect employers and employees

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – With more and more help wanted signs popping up in Morinville shop windows, Charmin Rockwell, a career counsellor with Career Employment Counselling Services (CECS), is hoping local businesses looking to hire help will take advantage of her services – particularly since they are free to use.

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Hydro bills could triple, Heartland opponents say

]By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Approximately 150 area residents heard a disturbing message last Thursday night: the proposed Heartland Transmission Project (HTP) is part of an overall plan that could see Albertans’ hydro bills doubling or even tripling each month. That was the message of Joe Anglin, one of two speakers invited to Morinville by the Sturgeon Blue Line Group, an anti-transmission line advocacy group. […]