Local News

MLA looking to establish Morinville office

Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock (BMW) MLA Glenn van Dijken was Rotary’s guest speaker July 22, offering the newly-minted politician an opportunity to get to know some of his constituents a little better.

More than 40 people came out to hear the MLA, who spoke about his background, the importance of volunteering, and […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: New MLA offers his thanks

The campaign signs have been taken down. The provincial election is over. The people have spoken. In our Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock constituency, more than 18,000 people cast ballots.

Local News

Van Dijken looking forward to starting his role as MLA

Building relationships is going to be the major focus in the immediate future for newly elected Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA Glenn van Dijken.

According to Elections Alberta figures the Wildrose Party candidate topped the polls with 7,205 votes, followed by the NDP’s Tristan Turner with 6,233 and Progressive Conservative incumbent Maureen Kubinec with 4,878. […]


Ask-a-Candidate Week One

Improving healthcare for Albertans will require more localized decision-making and patient-centred care.
That is something all the candidates seeking election in Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock can agree on.

Morinville News

Wildrose picks their candidate

When the ballots were counted at the Westlock Memorial Hall Saturday night, Glenn van Dijken emerged the victor, defeating Morinville resident and former Town Councillor Joe Gosselin in the race to be the Wildrose Party candidate for Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock in the next election. That election could be called as early as the end of March. […]