CTF designs Taxpayer Guide for federal election

A week ahead of the federal election, The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) has released a two-page PDF guide to the three front-running party’s platforms to let voters know where the Liberals, Conservatives and NDP stand on debt, spending and balancing the budget.  […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: UCP need to enact Bill 1 against hospital protestors

The Alberta Party finds it reprehensible that anyone would plan or participate in protests at hospitals across the country tomorrow. These protests are only designed to intimidate health care workers and unnecessarily delay patients’ access to the care they need. This is not who Albertans are. […]

Crime & Police

Early morning collision claims life

Sturgeon County, Alta – On Sept. 12, 2021 at approximately 12:30 a.m., Morinville RCMP responded to a 2 vehicle head-on collision at the intersection of Highway 28 and Sturgeon Road, located in Sturgeon County, Alta. […]

Arts & Culture

Morinville filmmaker off to Florida to film historic launch

Next week, Morinville filmmaker Tyler Ferguson has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to film Space X Inspiration4, the first all-civilian space launch. On Sept. 15, four civilians will head into space for three days to orbit the earth beyond the International Space Station, a space first. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Councillor Pat Tighe not seeking reelection

I have appreciated the opportunity to represent Division 5 as a councillor for the past two terms. I am proud of zero tax increases over the past few years as well as many road improvements in Sturgeon, and especially in Division 5. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Website makes comparing party platforms easy

I’m a 20-year-old web designer and aspiring journalist. Since I was 15, I’ve run a website called that puts all the info about candidates, parties, and their policies in one place, side-by-side. […]

Notices and Public Hearings

Public Notice: Public Sale of Land and Designated Manufactured Home

Notice is hereby given that, under the provisions of the Municipal Government Act, the Town of Morinville will offer for sale, by public auction, in Council Chambers at St. Germain Place, 10125 100 Avenue, Morinville Alberta on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at 3 p.m. the following land/DMH: […]

Morinville News

Province offering $340 million in drought relief

The province’s ranchers can now apply for up to $200 per head as part of a $340 million AgriRecovery drought support program announced Tuesday. The 2021 Canada-Alberta Livestock Feed Assistance Initiative will help cover feed and water access costs for Alberta’s breeding female livestock. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter from the Legion President

Saturday, September 11, 2021 marks the 20 Anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Centre. I have taken some time to reflect on my feelings of the happenings in Afghanistan along with my 34 years of service as a Combat Veteran serving in all 3 Battalions.  (PPCLI) […]