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Morinville News

Government of Canada funds St. Jean Baptiste Church project

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – It was a big day for Father Ignacy Warius and members of St. Jean Baptiste Parish Tuesday afternoon. After several months of sitting on pins and needles waiting to hear about a grant to save the historic steeple, Westlock-St. Paul Member of Parliament Brian Storseth arrived at the church with the good news the federal government had approved their grant request. The church will receive $250,000 through a Western Diversification Grant, a federal program that is available to a maximum of $250,000. Storseth confirmed the grant on behalf of the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification… […]