Arts & Culture

Government offering grant to combat racism

Alberta’s Culture and Tourism Minister Ricardo Miranda unveiled details of a new Anti-Racism Community Grant Program on Tuesday. The government says the $2 million in grants will help communities combat racial discrimination, develop acceptance and promote diversity and inclusion.


Wildrose critical of carbon tax-funded grant program

Monday’s provincial announcement of $600,000 in grant funding for climate literacy programs did not sit well with the Wildrose, with the opposition party calling the spending “an offensive waste of Albertans’ money that will be used to further the government’s out-of-touch carbon tax agenda.”

Local Sports

Athletes eligible for $500 for training

KidSport Alberta’s Elite Performance Grant application process has opened. Under the program, eligible athletes could receive $500 for training. The grant is sponsored by Encana and the Tara Sloan Memorial Foundation.

The KidSport Elite Performance Grant was created to provide financial assistance to Alberta athletes recognized at a provincial or national team level from low-income families. […]

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Local News

Town and County taking next steps in regional collaboration

by Morinville News Staff

Morinville Mayor Lisa Holmes and Sturgeon County Mayor Tom Flynn are looking forward to a joint meeting of their respective Councils early next month that will have the two municipalities discussing the next steps in future cooperative planning… […]