Notice of Acclamation


The MD of Lesser Slave River is pleased to announce the election by acclamation of Darcie Acton as Councillor for Division 2. Accordingly, the by-election scheduled for February 7 has been cancelled. Councillor Acton's term will commence January 22, 2020.


Municipal Internship Program in Finance Officer Stream


Participants in the Municipal Internship Program at Lesser Slave River have a unique opportunity to begin their professional careers in a role that is unlike many 'first' jobs after completing their education. This program is an opportunity to gain first-hand, real-life, practical experience and training in municipal government. It’s designed to encourage new or recent post-secondary graduates to consider a career in Municipal Finance/Accounting.


Leader Cancels Subscription Service


Due to changing conditions in the newspaper industry, it is no longer feasible for the Lakeside Leader to support mail-out subscriptions of its weekly newspaper.

The MD is working with the Lakeside Leader to establish community pick-up points for the paper so that residents can continue to receive the paper. Once these pick-up points have been established, the MD will inform residents via the municipal website and social media channels.

The MD will continue to support this valuable regional resource by way of advertising dollars, and is hopeful that the planned efficiencies will help the Leader adapt and thrive.

Member-at-Large Vacancies


Have some time and expertise to share? Click HERE to take a look at the following Member-at-Large vacancies: the Lesser Slave Lake Regional Housing Authority, the Slave Lake Regional Library Board and the Agricultural Acts Appeal Panel.


CAB Grant Applications due January 31.


The MD offers a grant program called the Community Assistance Board (CAB) Grant. It's available to not-for-profit community organizations in an effort to enhance social programming, community events and facilities, as well as other amenities located within the municipality.


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 School received FCSS grant funding to attend the annual Leadership Round Up Conference held last month in Crossfield.


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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