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 […]
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.
By Joe Milligan
It is an honour to participate in the Sturgeon County election campaign. I have enjoyed serving for the past three years and hope I can do so again. One of the things I enjoyed most was meeting and working with many citizens in Division 5. Together we have made life in our community better … […]
QUESTION ADDRESSED TO MORINVILLE MAYORAL AND COUNCIL CANDIDATES
Can you tell me any future plans that will promote user friendliness and accessibility for people with disabilities or mobility impairments?
In an attempt to support the local economy, I brought my family member into [a local business] and it was not accessible. […]
QUESTION ADDRESSED TO MORINVILLE COUNCIL AND MAYORAL CANDIDATES
The 100 Street / Cardiff Road / Highway 2 intersection is now a genuine safety hazard. South Glens is completed, Cardiff is growing, and the southbound turn onto Highway 2 is most often a half-blind turn when traffic is in the slowdown lane. I have read the 2004 Transportation Master Plan on the town website in detail, and this intersection was seen as a major safety priority, and absolutely nothing has been done in the six years since. […]
Local business has been a hot topic of discussion recently. Namely, the lack thereof and/or the poor support a lot of them get. How do you feel we should address this issue and should it not start with the Town itself? […]
A recent article in this publication stated that the photo radar contractor racked up 8,662 tickets (56% of them from out of town) for a total of $1, 088, 534 in fines!. Seeing as how the population of Morinville is only 6,775, how can anyone in their right mind expect … […]
The transit service that was offered by Town of Morinville, through contract with the City of St. Albert was cancelled in the spring due to low ridership. This lack of ridership may have been due to lack of promotion of the service as well as possible inconvenient times of the service being offered, once early … […]
With a residential / commercial tax split of approximately 93 per cent to seven per cent, the need to redress the balance has been raised by several candidates. Given that Morinville is uniquely challenged by its close proximity to not one but two major shopping centres, what are your plans or ideas … […]
QUESTION ADDRESSED TO SCHOOL TRUSTEE CANDIDATES
Now that the Community Centre is well underway of being built, what do you see as potential assets to the school system in utilizing this nearby facility to improve our children’s education?
>Letter to the editor
I have read the article about the Mayor and his opponent and I was wondering who would arrange or who could I contact to see if there was going to be a public debate … […]
By Stephen Dafoe
Legal – Two newcomers threw their hat into the ring by Monday’s noon nomination deadline, joining together with Legal’s five incumbent members of council to make the fall election a seven-way race … […]