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November is pedestrian safety month

Walking is part of a healthy lifestyle and is many Albertans’ primary form of transportation, particularly children and youth. In 2006, almost 40 per cent of the drivers in collisions involving a pedestrian failed to yield the right of way to the pedestrian. […]

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Highway 2 collision causes life-threatening injuries

A man was airlifted to hospital Friday afternoon after a collision on Highway 2.

Morinville RCMP and emergency services responded to a serious two motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck on Highway 2 near Township Road 564 in Sturgeon County around 4:45 p.m. Friday afternoon. […]

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Robbery at Champlain Pharmacy in Morinville

Morinville RCMP responded to an armed robbery at the Champlain Pharmacy IDA in Morinville at approximately 11:30 a.m. Thursday morning.

Police say a lone male entered the pharmacy wearing a black bandana, approached staff, and stated he had a knife in his pocket. […]

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Buckle up in March or pay the consequences

Motorists who like to drive around town unencumbered by seat belts would be wise to buckle up, particularly this month.

March has been designated Occupant Restrain Month under the Alberta Traffic Safety Plan. Each month RCMP, Sheriffs, and their enforcement partners target a different aspect of traffic safety to educate the public. […]

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December is Impaired Driving Awareness Month

“Know the limit – Know your limit” is the message Morinville RCMP are unveiling this month as they remind residents impaired driving is a crime and will be treated as such. The Detachment, in conjunction with the Alberta Traffic Safety Action Plan, will be focusing attention on impaired driving this month. […]