Arts & Culture

Morinville ready to celebrate Canada’s 149th

The flags are flying above Main Street in preparation for the Morinville Historical and Cultural Society’s annual Canada Day in the Park event running Friday from noon until 3 p.m.

Although the festivities and participation have grown, organizer Murray Knight says patriotism and a sense of community remain at its core. Once again the celebration will carry the family picnic in the park theme. […]

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Local News

Community groups seek council funding

by Tristan Turner

Morinville – Three community groups are asking Council for ongoing financial assistance totalling more than $27,000 annually for the next two years. The regular meeting of Council on Jan. 28 included presentations from the Morinville Historical and Cultural Society, the Morinville Food Bank and the Morinville Minstrels. While council did not vote on the grants, they will be considering the funding proposals as budget discussions approach…. […]

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Arts & Culture

Vignettes tell a bit of Morinville’s history

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Seven recently unveiled paintings in St. Jean Baptiste Park continue a longstanding tradition in the park – telling the community’s history where it all began. The paintings, called vignettes, were unveiled June 23 during St. Jean Baptiste Festival 2012, but the work of researching and preparing them began last fall… […]