Lesser Slave River News in Brief

MD Advises Flood-Prone Communities

2020-05-22
MD Advises Flood-Prone Communities

The MD advises landowners and occupants in low-lying communities to keep a watchful eye on the weather ...

Crack Sealing Program to Start

2020-05-22
Crack Sealing Program to Start

The MD's annual crack sealing program is getting underway this weekend. Please exercise caution and obe...

MD Announces FREE Pick-up and Delivery Service for Residents...

2020-05-15
MD Announces FREE Pick-up and Delivery Service for Residents

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has changed everything about our day-to-day routines and realities. Life ...

MLA Pat Rhen Shares Update on our Roads

2020-05-08
MLA Pat Rhen Shares Update on our Roads

On May 7, 2020, Pat Rhen, MLA for Lesser Slave Lake, shared an update on his Facebook page thanking his...

Dog Control Fines in the MD

2020-04-30
Dog Control Fines in the MD

The MD of Lesser Slave River has power to impose fines of up to $500 to irresponsible dog owners.

Hydrant Flushing Notice

2020-04-30
Hydrant Flushing Notice

Please be advised that MD utilities staff will be flushing hydrants starting on May 4 until May 25, as ...

MD Closes Flatbush Sub-Office

2020-04-16
MD Closes Flatbush Sub-Office

In consideration of staff and community members during this challenging time, the MD Flatbush sub-offic...

Council Meetings Virtual During COVID-19

2020-04-09
Council Meetings Virtual During COVID-19

Until further notice, MD Council meetings will be supported by Zoom; an online and user-friendly commun...

FAO Provides Clarity on Proposed Compensation Review

2020-03-27
FAO Provides Clarity on Proposed Compensation Review

Farmers’ Advocate Office (FAO) provides landowners’ clarity on various Energy Companies proposed “Annua...

Community Pick-up Points Established for Leader

2020-03-27
Community Pick-up Points Established for Leader

Due to changing conditions in the newspaper industry, it is no longer feasible for the Lakeside Leader ...

Restricted Administration Office Access

2020-03-19
Restricted Administration Office Access

To ensure the safety of staff and citizens, the MD has changed how face-to-face business is conducted d...

Potholes on our Highways (Amended)

2020-03-19
Potholes on our Highways (Amended)

In consideration of the COVID-19 pandemic, the MD has moderated its stance on the state of regional hig...

2020 MD Rugged Real Scholarship now Open

2020-03-08
2020 MD Rugged & Real Scholarship now Open

The 2020 scholarship application program is now open! The MD’s $1,000 Rugged Real Scholarship is awar...

A Progressive Workplace Where Opportunity Abounds

2020-03-08
A Progressive Workplace Where Opportunity Abounds

At the MD, we truly value and respect our employees for the diversity of skill, experience and knowledg...

2020 Equipment Registration Update

2020-03-03
2020 Equipment Registration Update

Due to changes in Occupational Health Safety Legislation the MD is in the process of updating its Equ...

Alberta Wildfire Season Began March 1

2020-02-21
Alberta Wildfire Season Began March 1

March 1 marked the start of wildfire season in Alberta. Fire permits are now required for any burning, ...

Important Farmers' Advocate Advisory

2020-02-06
Important Farmers' Advocate Advisory

Farmers’ Advocate Office strongly cautions farmers and ranchers NOT to follow recommendations to “safel...

CCRA is Seeking new Members

2020-01-31
CCRA is Seeking new Members

Did you know that if you live in Assineau, Canyon Creek, Widewater, or Wagner, you can be a member of t...

Chamber of Commerce Launches new app: Fan$aves

2020-01-31
Chamber of Commerce Launches new app: Fan$aves

The Slave Lake and District Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the launch of Fan$aves! What is ...

New Website Feature: Regional Crime Map

2020-01-29
New Website Feature: Regional Crime Map

A regional crime map has been added to the Emergency section of the MD website providing an overview of...

Notice of Acclamation

2020-01-13
Notice of Acclamation

The MD is pleased to announce the election by acclamation of Darcie Acton as Councillor for Division 2....

Member-at-Large Vacancies

2020-01-09
Member-at-Large Vacancies

Have some time and expertise to share? Click HERE (/index.php/opportunities/volunteer-opportunities/326...

2020 Rugged Real Calendars are Here!

2019-12-05
2020 Rugged & Real Calendars are Here!

The 2020 MD of Lesser Slave River calendar is hot off the press! Each month of the year is accompanied ...

MD Utilities Staff Coming to Your Area

2019-10-25
MD Utilities Staff Coming to Your Area

The MD Utilities department will be scheduling visits to households across the region to replace and te...

Weed Alert: Watch for This Weed

2019-09-27
Weed Alert: Watch for This Weed

Jimsonweed, also known as Devil’s Trumpet, is a tall, bushy annual herb that has been introduced most l...

Ag-Plastic Pilot Program – Multi-Partner Submission Selected...

2019-09-11
Ag-Plastic Pilot Program – Multi-Partner Submission Selected

Barrhead, September 4, 2019 – Multi-partner submission including the County of Barrhead, Westlock Count...

Notice: Stolen Construction Signage

2019-08-16
Notice: Stolen Construction Signage

If you help the MD locate stolen road construction signage or otherwise prevent further incidents of th...

Wind Storm Unearths Archaeological Site

2019-05-26
Wind Storm Unearths Archaeological Site

A massive wind Storm in the Slave Lake region has unearthed a a large pre-historic campsite along the A...

Sheila Willis Receives Coveted Heritage Award

2018-11-20
Sheila Willis Receives Coveted Heritage Award

Local historian Sheila Willis was honoured for her work to preserve and share the stories of our provin...

AFPA Profiles Local Forestry Family

2018-10-01
AFPA Profiles Local Forestry Family

The Alberta Forest Products Association has produced a video series to showcase the families that make ...

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MD Advises Flood-Prone Communities

2020-05-22
MD Advises Flood-Prone Communities

The MD advises landowners and occupants in low-lying communities to keep a watchful eye on the weather ...

Crack Sealing Program to Start

2020-05-22
Crack Sealing Program to Start

The MD's annual crack sealing program is getting underway this weekend. Please exercise caution and obe...

MD Announces FREE Pick-up and Delivery Service for Residents...

2020-05-15
MD Announces FREE Pick-up and Delivery Service for Residents

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has changed everything about our day-to-day routines and realities. Life ...

MLA Pat Rhen Shares Update on our Roads

2020-05-08
MLA Pat Rhen Shares Update on our Roads

On May 7, 2020, Pat Rhen, MLA for Lesser Slave Lake, shared an update on his Facebook page thanking his...

Dog Control Fines in the MD

2020-04-30
Dog Control Fines in the MD

The MD of Lesser Slave River has power to impose fines of up to $500 to irresponsible dog owners.

Hydrant Flushing Notice

2020-04-30
Hydrant Flushing Notice

Please be advised that MD utilities staff will be flushing hydrants starting on May 4 until May 25, as ...

MD Closes Flatbush Sub-Office

2020-04-16
MD Closes Flatbush Sub-Office

In consideration of staff and community members during this challenging time, the MD Flatbush sub-offic...

Council Meetings Virtual During COVID-19

2020-04-09
Council Meetings Virtual During COVID-19

Until further notice, MD Council meetings will be supported by Zoom; an online and user-friendly commun...

FAO Provides Clarity on Proposed Compensation Review

2020-03-27
FAO Provides Clarity on Proposed Compensation Review

Farmers’ Advocate Office (FAO) provides landowners’ clarity on various Energy Companies proposed “Annua...

Community Pick-up Points Established for Leader

2020-03-27
Community Pick-up Points Established for Leader

Due to changing conditions in the newspaper industry, it is no longer feasible for the Lakeside Leader ...

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Lesser Slave River by the Numbers

10,076

Square Kilometers

3,074

Residents

1,534

Dwellings

10

Municipal Departments

Meet Your Reeve and Councillors

Reeve Kerik

  

Murray Kerik / Reeve

Councillor Esau

  

Robert Esau / Division 1 Councillor

Sandra Melzer

  

Sandra Melzer / Division 1 Councillor

Councillor Rosche

  

Brian Rosche / Division 2 Councillor

Becky Peiffer

  

Becky Peiffer / Division 1 Councillor

Darcie Acton

  

Darcie Acton / Division 2 Councillor

Councillor Pearson

  

Brad Pearson / Division 2 Councillor

May
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05.27.2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jun
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06.10.2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jun
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06.24.2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jul
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07.08.2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Aug
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08.12.2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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.

General Contact Info

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 780.849.4888
 1.866.449.4888
 780.849.4939

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