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Town taking donations for LAV III Monument

The Town of Morinville announced Wednesday it had received notification from Canada Company that the community has been selected to receive one of 250 reconditioned LAV III (Light Armored Vehicle) as part of their National LAV III Monument Program.

Town Administration has been actively assisting Morinville resident and retired soldier, Trooper Jayson Wood in the application process since June of 2015. […]

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Community joins in recognition of end of Afghanistan Mission

by Lucie Roy

Lieutenant Governor Donald S. Ethell, Premier Alison Redford, Education Minister and Ministerial Liaison to the Canadian Armed Forces Jeff Johnson, and Member of Parliament Laurie Hawn attended a special event at Guthrie School Wednesday morning to honour the end of Canada’s military service in Afghanistan. Similar events took place Wednesday at Town Hall and local schools… […]

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Fallen Morinville soldier to be featured in documentary

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – The memory of fallen Morinville soldier Master Corporal Byron Greff will continue to be at the forefront in Morinville well past Friday’s Remembrance Day ceremonies with the current yellow ribbon campaign and the airing of a documentary during the upcoming Lite Up the Nite Christmas celebrations… […]

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Thanks to the Troops Event in Morinville

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – The Morinville Legion will take part in the nation-wide Afghanistan Veterans Appreciation Day on August 21. The event is to demonstrate the gratitude of Morinville and District to the serving men, women and their families, for their dedication during the Afghanistan combat mission. It will be a day to remember those who have fallen, thank those who have returned and to celebrate how proud they and their families have made us to be Canadian… […]

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Peace light now lit in Morinville park

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – The town’s military families in particular and Canada’s armed forces in general were honoured June 27 with a new lamp post erected in St. Jean Baptiste Park and lit during last weekend’s festival. But unlike the other lights in and around town this one won’t turn on and off with the sun and moon.

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