Local News

Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools recognized for health efforts

Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools received provincial honours from The Ever Active Schools organization at its annual convention last weekend. The District received the School District Wellness Champions Award of Distinction for the organization’s Healthy Schools, Healthy Learners initiative. […]

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Column: Pick the best tracker for you

by Michael Roizen M.D., and Mehmet Oz, M.D.

It used to be, if you wore your heart on your sleeve it meant you were sentimental and easily bruised. Not anymore. Now colorful bracelets, watches, clip-ons and other gizmos track your steps and heart rate, not to mention your workouts, calories consumed and burned, sleep habits, intensity of effort, degree of muscle fatigue, even your distance in an open water swim. Welcome to the world of “fit tech.” Get hip to it… […]

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Local News

Town wants people to walk for a day

by Morinville News Staff

If Morinville’s Recreation and Cultural Coordinator Melonie Dziwenka has her way, the streets of Morinville will be full of people out for a winter’s walk Feb. 5. That is the day the province has designated Winter Walk Day, an initiative to remind Albertans about the importance of being active. Dziwenka and the Town support the provincial initiative and are hoping residents will register in solid numbers for the event…. […]

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Morinville Sports

Morinville – a community on the run

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – Whether inside or outside, on the sidewalk or on the trail – Morinville residents like to run. With warmer days upon us and streets swept and cleaned, residents can be seen jogging and running throughout the community to keep fit or to get fit… […]