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Morinville prepares for second family-focused Canada Day

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – There won’t be any fireworks in town this Canada Day, but that’s just fine for the Morinville Historical and Cultural Society, a group who has once again stepped to the front of the line to bring the community a Canada Day celebration the way they were done many years ago… […]

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Happy Canada Day

Photos By Lucie Roy & Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – After an absence of several years, the Morinville Historical and Cultural Society organize a Canada Day celebration in St. Jean Baptiste Park. The family event built on an old fashioned picnic in the park to deliver residents and visitors an excellent opportunity to enjoy the weather, meet with friends and reflect on how great it is to be a Canadian living in small town Alberta. From home grown music to free ice cream cones and watermelon, Morinville’s Canada Day celebrations had family and home written all over it… […]

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Canada Day returns to Morinville

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – After an absence of several years, Canada Day returns to Morinville this year with a low key and historically-themed celebration of the nation’s 144th birthday. Hosted by the Morinville Historical and Cultural Society, the event will provide Morinvillians and visitors with a blending of old and new as well as a blending of the cultures that were present when Morinville was born 100 years ago… […]

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Garrison and County to host major Canada day event

By Stephen Dafoe

Sturgeon County – With 12 hours of entertainment, patriotism and fun, organizers are hoping County residents will make Edmonton Garrison their stop to celebrate Canada Day. The Canada Day celebrations will see six bands playing throughout the day, a military car crush, 250-car show and shine, CF-18 flyover plus other aerial participants as well as appearances by the Edmonton Oilers and local and regional entertainers… […]

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Gibbons Canada Day celebration sticking to core values

By Étienne Thevou

Gibbons – For a town of 2,800 people, Gibbons has a lot planned this Canada Day, and it’s all rooted around the family. That should come as no surprise to anyone who has been following the community’s train of thought as it has put together its municipal sustainability plan over the past year or so.

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