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Tour de l’Alberta moves to Beaumont

Two months after the Town of Morinville announced it had terminated a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Edmonton Bicycle & Touring Club (EBTC) for its annual Tour de l’Alberta (the Tour), the Tour has partnered with Revolution Cycle and peddled on down the road to Beaumont. […]

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Town extends deadline for Tour de l’Alberta

The Town of Morinville is extending the deadline for this year’s Tour de l’Alberta until Aug. 5, and have been actively promoting the event in the hopes of getting more riders.

Global Edmonton’s Morning News featured an interview with Tour de l’Alberta Organizing Committee members Schaun Goodeve and Felicity Bergman July 24. […]

Local News

Tour de l’Alberta open for registrations

The 21st Annual Tour de l’Alberta cycling event will take place Aug. 9, once again starting and finishing in Morinville.

Started by Don Peddie in 1994, the Edmonton Cycling and Touring Club organized and ran the annual cycle through Alberta’s French corridor until 2014. In that year, the Town of Morinville became a major partner in the event and are taking an active role in its organization again this year. […]

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Local News

Tour de l’Alberta profitable for Morinville

The Edmonton Bicycle & Touring Club (EBTC) and the Town of Morinville hosted the 20th Annual Tour de l’Alberta event on July 27. A month-and-a-half later Schaun Goodeve, Economic Development Coordinator for the Town of Morinville, made a presentation to Council and said the net profit for 2014 was $54,660, an amount that will put $27,330 into the bike club’s hands and an equal amount into Town coffers… […]

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Morinville News

19th Annual Tour de l’Alberta outpaces previous years

Photos by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – More than 1,500 cyclists pedalled their way through parts of the French Corridor Sunday. The 19th Annual Tour de l’Alberta departed from the Ray McDonald Sports Centre, offering cyclists a 185-, 150-, 100-, 50-, 15- and 5-kilometre route to choose from.

Volunteer Coordinator Chris Chapman of the Edmonton Bicycle and Touring Club (EBTC) said she was pleased with this year’s turnout in terms of both volunteers and cyclists. .. […]

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Morinville Sports

Tour de l’Alberta returns to Morinville this weekend

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – For nearly two decades cyclists have been riding in large numbers through Sturgeon County, taking in the sights and scenery of the French Corridor that is made up of St. Albert, Morinville, Legal and surrounding area. Originally based out of St. Albert, the Tour de l’Alberta will start and finish in Morinville for the sixth consecutive year July 21, offering bike routes between 5 kilometres and 185 km… […]

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Morinville News

Seven groups seek half of annual Community Grant budget

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Council had some tough decisions to make Apr. 9 with respect to handing out available Community Grant dollars. Community Services brought forward approximately $13,535 in grant requests from seven community groups, an amount that surpassed the $5,500 allotted each quarter by more than $7,000… […]

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Morinville News

Tour de l’Alberta draws cyclists to Morinville

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Cyclists in record numbers had perfect riding weather Sunday for the annual Tour de l’Alberta, the Edmonton Bicycle and Touring Club’s (EBTC) largest event of the year. For the past five years the event has started and ended in Morinville. This year’s event drew a solid number of riders to participate in the various lengths of ride… […]

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Tour de l’Alberta ready to roll through French corridor

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Cyclists have been riding through Sturgeon County in an organized fashion for nearly two decades, taking in the sights and scenery of the French corridor that is made up of St. Albert, Morinville, Legal and surrounding area. Originally based out of St. Albert, the Tour de l’Alberta will start and finish in Morinville for the fifth consecutive year July 22… […]