Local News

Statement from the Alexander Chief and Council

Yesterday we awoke to the sad news of the fire that destroyed St Jean Baptiste Church. Our community of Alexander was saddened to learn that this iconic structure that had stood at the heart of the Town of Morinville for over 100 years, a structure that had been very much a part of our lives and memories as well, had been destroyed.  […]

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Morinville RCMP investigate Alexander hit and run

Morinville RCMP have received a complaint of a hit and run involving a motor vehicle and a pedestrian in a driveway of a residence on Alexander First Nation Reserve. The incident took place Nov. 26 at approximately 7:46 a.m. […]

Arts & Culture

Province removes barriers to library access for Indigenous families

People living on First Nations and Metis Settlements in Alberta will no longer have to pay non-resident fees to access public library services.

The Government of Alberta has allocated more than $670,000 to six regional library systems and three of the large urban libraries to cover non-resident fees for individuals living in Indigenous communities. […]

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Alexander Chief charged with sexual assault

On Mar. 4, 2016, Chief Kurt Burnstick of the Alexander First Nation was charged with one count of sexual assault. It is alleged that this assault was committed against an adult female who is known to Chief Burnstick. […]