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Editorial & Opinion

All-Candidates Forum speeches offer variety of ideas [Audio]

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – An estimated 120 to140 residents came out Wednesday night to the All-Candidates forum co-sponsored by Smith Music, MorinvilleNews.com and the Morinville Volunteer Fire Department. Despite some minor glitches, including a microphone stand toppling onto a St. Albert Gazette reporter and shuffling 15 candidates on and off the stage, the majority of attendees stayed … […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Ask-A-Candidate Question 25

QUESTION ADDRESSED TO MORINVILLE SCHOOL MAYORAL AND COUNCIL CANDIDATES

The shutting down of the transit link to St. Albert was a poor decision for the residents of out town. Ridership of the bus link was poor but that was entirely due […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Ask-A-Candidate Question 24

I attended the Forum on October 13th and I think almost every candidate, if not every candidate, spoke on the need for people to shop locally and to support our local businesses. I moved here in October 2008. I called both health clinics in Morinville to see how to get my family a doctor right here in Morinville … […]

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Local News

Aspen House hosting caregiver support group

By Morinvillenews.com Staff

Morinville – Caregivers feeling the pressures of looking after their loved ones will soon have the opportunity to share their experiences with and learn from others who are fulfilling the same role. Aspen House will be starting a caregiver support group in November, allowing area caregivers to network with one another.
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Morinville

Residents question candidates at driveway forum

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Twelve of Morinville’s 15 mayoral, council and school trustee candidates braved a chilly evening to gather in a South Glens driveway Tuesday night, answering questions from about two dozen residents of the roughly 280-home subdivision located southeast of Morinville proper. Candidates Lucie Roy, Ben Van De Walle and Kerry Knight did not attend, although Knight sent regrets that she was double booked that evening.
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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Lack of time is no excuse

By Stephen Dafoe

“They’re all the same, these politicians. They make promises and then don’t keep them. So my vote really doesn’t matter. Besides, I simply don’t follow it all and really don’t know who stands for what.”

Sound familiar?
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