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Editorial: Be heard or be taxed

It’s budget time in Morinville and rather than decide how our money is going to be spent, our elected officials are leaving those decision up to us. They’re going to hold a couple open houses this week, bus in seniors and hire babysitters so mom and dad can come to see our politicians and tax dollars in action… […]

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Morinville Council removes Champion tax incentive

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A $60,000 tax break offered to Champion back in 2009 as an incentive to clear the air on its odour problem was removed from the table by Morinville Town Council Tuesday night. Council voted unanimously to a motion made by Councillor Lisa Holmes to withdraw the offer of a $15,000 per annum tax break over a four-year period… […]

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Afghanistan veterans honoured

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff

Morinville – Clear skies and perfect weather made for a good day to honour local Afghanistan veterans. Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 176 hosted an Afghanistan Veterans Appreciation Day Aug. 21, recognizing the sacrifices of all who have served with a particular focus on local veterans… […]

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Ask-A-Candidate Question 3

1/ Given the large residential population and attempt to showcase Morinville as a friendly clean place to live, what would you do regarding the foul odour currently being produced by the Morinville dog food plant? Would you be in support of a strong air quality bylaw … […]

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Council recognizes local business

By MorinvilleNews.com Staff
Morinville – Deputy Mayor Paul Krauskopf presented Champion Petfoods President and CEO Frank Burdzy with a special certificate during the June 15 Standing Committee of Morinville Town Council.

The certificate was in recognition of Champion being named Pet Food of the Year 2010-2011 by the Glycemic Research Institute (GRI). This is the second consecutive year that the Morinville-based manufacturer has been awarded the distinction of healthiest dog and cat pet food on the market.
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