Arts & Culture

It was a ‘60s thing

Alberta beef, the music of the Beatles, and beer were on the menu for the first Champion Regional Series event. The evening out took place Apr. 9 at the Morinville Rendez-Vous Centre and drew an audience of about 30. […]

Business

Champion Petfoods Named Top Employer

Champion Petfoods was named one of Canada’s Top 100 Small & Medium Employers of 2016 through the Canada’s 100 Top Employers project.

Canada’s Small & Medium Employers recognizes the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that offer the nation’s best workplaces and forward-thinking human resources policies. […]

Business

Champion wins provincial award

A pair of local businesses were recognized at the Alberta Chambers Awards Night Feb. 26.

Champion Petfoods was nominated for and won the Marketing Award of Distinction, their third Alberta Chambers Award in […]

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Arts & Culture

Fall festival to put the pink in Pink Floyd

Three local and regional rock bands are rehearsing to prepare for Rocktober, the second annual heavy-hitting music finale to Oktoberfest: Food and Jam Festival. The show, featuring the Paul Smith Band, Edgore, and Seventh Gear takes place Oct. 5 at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre and is a joint venture between the Morinville… […]

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Business

Off-Leash Dog Park to open in Morinville this fall

by Calli Stromner

Bob Foster Park will be going to the dogs as Council unanimously approved it as the location for a new off-leash dog park. Up to $50,000 was earmarked in the 2014 Budget to develop a canine-centric recreation area and Town documents indicate that the project aligns with three of the Town’s six priorities: cultural, social and environmental sustainability… […]