Lesser Slave River News in Brief

Landfill and Transfer Station Days of Operation in April

2020-04-03
Landfill and Transfer Station Days of Operation in April

Please be aware of April changes to days of operation at the MD's Regional Landfill and transfer statio...

Council Meetings to Become Virtual During COVID-19

2020-04-02
Council Meetings to Become 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 ...

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program 2020

2020-03-27
Community Volunteer Income Tax Program 2020

Through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program, Family Community Support Services (FCSS) is hosti...

Restricted Flatbush Sub-Office Access

2020-03-20
Restricted Flatbush Sub-Office Access

To ensure the MD Flatbush Sub-Office can continue to provide core services that residents count on, we’...

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...

Landfill Activities and Hours of Operation

2020-03-19
Landfill Activities and Hours of Operation

The Regional Landfill and Transfer Stations will remain open, and will continue to receive waste during...

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...

Service Changes at Ag-Info Centre

2020-02-21
Service Changes at Ag-Info Centre

Effective immediately, the Ag-Info Centre will be connecting producers with one of the many non-governm...

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, ...

Culvert Awareness in the MD

2020-02-18
Culvert Awareness in the MD

The MD’s Transportation department carefully monitors water levels and weather conditions due to the an...

Leadercast Live 2020: Positive Disruption!

2020-02-13
Leadercast Live 2020: Positive Disruption!

Disturbance. Disorder. Disarrangement. Many people think these are negatives in the workplace, but Lead...

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...

MD Publishes Winter Edition of Rural Roots

2019-12-18
MD Publishes Winter Edition of Rural Roots

The MD's Agricultural Services department is pleased to announce that the winter edition of Rural Roots...

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...

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Lesser Slave River News in Brief - mobile view

Landfill and Transfer Station Days of Operation in April

2020-04-03
Landfill and Transfer Station Days of Operation in April

Please be aware of April changes to days of operation at the MD's Regional Landfill and transfer statio...

Council Meetings to Become Virtual During COVID-19

2020-04-02
Council Meetings to Become 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 ...

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program 2020

2020-03-27
Community Volunteer Income Tax Program 2020

Through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program, Family Community Support Services (FCSS) is hosti...

Restricted Flatbush Sub-Office Access

2020-03-20
Restricted Flatbush Sub-Office Access

To ensure the MD Flatbush Sub-Office can continue to provide core services that residents count on, we’...

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...

Landfill Activities and Hours of Operation

2020-03-19
Landfill Activities and Hours of Operation

The Regional Landfill and Transfer Stations will remain open, and will continue to receive waste during...

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...

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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

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

 info (@) mdlsr.ca
 780.849.4888
 1.866.449.4888
 780.849.4939

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