Local News

Morinville Council Briefs

Property tax installment payment measures introduced as a response to the economic disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic will become permanent if a bylaw introduced at the regular meeting of Town Council on Tuesday is passed. […]

Business

CFIB urges feds to not raise CPP as businesses struggle

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. […]

Business

Morinville Christmas Market goes virtual

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.  […]

Crime & Police

St. Albert RCMP investigating shooting incident

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.
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