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Editorial & Opinion

By-election Candidate Questions Week 1

The Morinville News presents the first in a weekly series of questions to candidates leading up to the Sept. 20 election.. QUESTION: With a residential / business tax split of approximately 93 per cent / seven per cent, it is clear Morinville should be attracting new businesses to town to reduce the tax burden… […]

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Morinville Council candidate profile: Jackie Luker

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Jackie Luker was the first to file nomination papers in Morinville’s bi-election Thursday. The mother of two has lived in Morinville for the past six years with her husband Joel Chevalier. She is a part owner of SJB Promotions, a company that brings concerts to the Morinville Community Cultural Centre and is the owner of Straight Up Bar and Beverage Services, a company that provides bar tending for weddings and other events. … […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: Council is not an easy gig

It was with sadness we learned of the resignation of Councillor Ben Van de Walle due to health reasons. We are not alone in thanking the man for his service to the municipality or in wishing him a return to health. But his resignation and council’s subsequent decision to hold a bi-election… […]