Important Election 2017 Dates


With the municipal election fast approaching, the MD wishes to remind residents of a few important dates, times and tips. Thinking of running? Visit the Election 2017 section of this website. Eligible to vote? Make sure to do your civic duty and cast your ballot this October 16!

Notice of Nomination Day

Notice is hereby given that nomination day is September 18, 2017.

Nominations for the election of candidates for the offices of Reeve and Councillor(s) will be received in the Council Chambers of the MD of Lesser Slave River administration building: 3000 – 15 Ave SE (Hwy 2 east of weigh scale) | Slave Lake, Alberta | T0G 2A3.

Nominations will be received between the hours of 10:00 am and 12:00 Noon.

Notice of Election Day and Advance Vote

Notice is hereby given that voting will take place this October for the following offices:

Reeve At Large

Councillors (Division 1 and Division 2)

Votes can be cast on October 16 between the hours of 10:00 am and 8:00 pm. Advance voting will take place October 10 between the hours of 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm. Voting Stations will be located at:

  • Flatbush MD Office
  • Smith Community Complex
  • Slave Lake MD Administration Building
  • Widewater Complex

Upon close of nominations, the names of candidates will be posted on the MD website.

Bring Your ID to Vote

Planning to vote? Please remember that one piece of Canadian government-issued ID will be required. Accepted forms of ID can be federal, provincial or local (or an agency thereof), that contains your name, photo and current address.


MD of Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton, Lesser Slave River is a truly unique place to live, work and play. From breathtaking expanses of boreal forest and unspoiled natural wonders to a thriving economy and genuine work/life balance, opportunities abound. Here you'll discover a place of rugged beauty. A place of real people. A place you'll never want to leave.

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