Feds announce support for small businesses

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday morning additional new measures to support small businesses dealing with the economic impacts of the pandemic. The feds say these new measures will help Canadian companies protect Canadians jobs and pay workers during the pandemic.

National News

New app helps users look up pesticide labels

The feds launched a new free Pesticide Labels app Jan. 25 that will allow users to access registered Canadian pesticide labels.

As pesticide labels have important detailed instructions and warnings that must be followed to protect health and the environment, the government believes the mobile and tablet app will be beneficial by homeowners, farmers, and industry, as well as provincial and federal organizations look up specific pesticide label instructions with their phone or tablet. […]

Local News

Government partners on Seniors’ Mental Health Initiative

Seniors and their families will have access to current mental health information and frontline health professionals who can help following the launch of the Government of Canada’s Seniors’ Mental Health Initiative. the project is a partnership between the government, Shoppers Drug Mart and the Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health (CCSMH). […]

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Morinville News

Government of Canada funds St. Jean Baptiste Church project

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – It was a big day for Father Ignacy Warius and members of St. Jean Baptiste Parish Tuesday afternoon. After several months of sitting on pins and needles waiting to hear about a grant to save the historic steeple, Westlock-St. Paul Member of Parliament Brian Storseth arrived at the church with the good news the federal government had approved their grant request. The church will receive $250,000 through a Western Diversification Grant, a federal program that is available to a maximum of $250,000. Storseth confirmed the grant on behalf of the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification… […]

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Morinville News

Storseth makes Rotary stop in Morinville

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Westlock-St. Paul MP Brian Storseth paid a visit to the Morinville Rotary Club July 25, an early morning stop on the heels of his town hall meeting in Fedorah July 24, a meeting that drew about 20 people to hear the MP speak on his private member’s bill to repeal Section 13 of the Canada Human Rights Act…. […]