Lesser Slave River News in Brief

Notice of Acclamation

2020-01-13
Notice of Acclamation

The MD of Lesser Slave River is pleased to announce the election by acclamation of Darcie Acton as Coun...

Province Seeks Albertans' Input on Ag Research

2020-01-13
Province Seeks Albertans' Input on Ag Research

The Government of Alberta has launched an online survey, and is hosting a series of engagement sessions...

Municipal Internship Program in Finance Officer Stream

2020-01-13
Municipal Internship Program in Finance Officer Stream

Participants in the Municipal Internship Program at Lesser Slave River have a unique opportunity to beg...

Sewer Systems and Cold Weather Reminder

2020-01-13
Sewer Systems and Cold Weather Reminder

With the cold weather upon us we wish to remind Southshore homeowners to take extra precautions to prot...

Leader Cancels Subscription Service

2020-01-10
Leader Cancels Subscription Service

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

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...

Snowplow Safety Strategies to Keep in Mind

2020-01-09
Snowplow Safety Strategies to Keep in Mind

Snowplow operators serve the MD well during some of the worst weather. It's important that EVERYONE, in...

CAB Grant Applications due January 31.

2020-01-09
CAB Grant Applications due January 31.

The MD offers a grant program called the Community Assistance Board (CAB) Grant. It's available to not-...

Apply for Marten Beach Flood Assistance by January 30

2019-12-23
Apply for Marten Beach Flood Assistance by January 30

Apply for disaster recovery funding if your home or business suffered flood damage on July 25, 2019. Ap...

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...

Junior High Student Leadership Round Up

2019-12-17
Junior High Student Leadership Round Up

MD staff received a very special card from a very special group of kids! Junior high students at Smith ...

MD Waste Facility Schedule

2019-12-13
MD Waste Facility Schedule

Want to know when to dump your trash? Click Here (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Rt5dZxG7kcO4pFsygB1V...

Your Land. Your Snow.

2019-12-05
Your Land. Your Snow.

A friendly reminder that snow that falls on your property is your responsibility. Please do not push yo...

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 ...

Road Ban Order 2019-88 in Effect

2019-12-05
Road Ban Order 2019-88 in Effect

Road Ban Order No.2019-89 will come into effect as of 10:00 am on Friday, December 6, 2019. This Order ...

Get Your Snowplow Flags

2019-11-20
Get Your Snowplow Flags

Each winter, the MD provides residents an opt-in service that allows their driveways to be cleared foll...

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...

Peace River Rotary House

2019-10-24
Peace River Rotary House

Peace River Shell Rotary House is conveniently located across the street from the Peace River Community...

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...

Province Offers Evacuation Payments

2019-08-29
Province Offers Evacuation Payments

Residents of Marten Beach who needed to evacuate as a result of the recent northwestern Alberta wildfir...

Flashing Red: School Kids Ahead

2019-08-26
Flashing Red: School Kids Ahead

Safer roads start with you! We urge motorists to drive attentively, watch for pedestrians and heed scho...

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...

2019 Rugged Real Post-Secondary Scholarship Recipients

2019-08-15
2019 Rugged & Real Post-Secondary Scholarship Recipients

The three recipients of this year's Rugged Real Scholarship are: Dorica Walsh who is taking the Labo...

AHS Seeks Advisory Council Members

2019-07-24
 AHS Seeks Advisory Council Members

The Lesser Slave Lake Health Advisory Council is currently recruiting new members. This is a great oppo...

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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Lesser Slave River News in Brief - mobile view

Notice of Acclamation

2020-01-13
Notice of Acclamation

The MD of Lesser Slave River is pleased to announce the election by acclamation of Darcie Acton as Coun...

Province Seeks Albertans' Input on Ag Research

2020-01-13
Province Seeks Albertans' Input on Ag Research

The Government of Alberta has launched an online survey, and is hosting a series of engagement sessions...

Municipal Internship Program in Finance Officer Stream

2020-01-13
Municipal Internship Program in Finance Officer Stream

Participants in the Municipal Internship Program at Lesser Slave River have a unique opportunity to beg...

Sewer Systems and Cold Weather Reminder

2020-01-13
Sewer Systems and Cold Weather Reminder

With the cold weather upon us we wish to remind Southshore homeowners to take extra precautions to prot...

Leader Cancels Subscription Service

2020-01-10
Leader Cancels Subscription Service

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

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...

Snowplow Safety Strategies to Keep in Mind

2020-01-09
Snowplow Safety Strategies to Keep in Mind

Snowplow operators serve the MD well during some of the worst weather. It's important that EVERYONE, in...

CAB Grant Applications due January 31.

2020-01-09
CAB Grant Applications due January 31.

The MD offers a grant program called the Community Assistance Board (CAB) Grant. It's available to not-...

Apply for Marten Beach Flood Assistance by January 30

2019-12-23
Apply for Marten Beach Flood Assistance by January 30

Apply for disaster recovery funding if your home or business suffered flood damage on July 25, 2019. Ap...

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...

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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

Jeff Commins

  

Jeff Commins / 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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