Lesser Slave River News

Interdepartmental News and Resources

Help Get Rural Alberta Online With High Speed Internet

The Rural Municipalities of Alberta (RMA) has teamed up with the Canadian Internet Registration Authority to collect real-world internet speed data from rural Alberta. They will use this data to tell the government and other decision-makers what internet service is actually like for rural Albertans. But they need your help.

LSWC Hosts Series of Free Webinars and Workshops

Join the Lesser Slave Watershed Council, along with various partners and industries, in a series of free, online webinars and workshops taking place over the coming months.

Local History Book Available: Echoes Along the Athabasca River

Echoes Along the Athabasca River presents a collection of stories about early settlement in the Hamlet of Smith. Advance sale forms are available at Mirror Landing General Store, Char's Railway Cafe and the Smith Library, or online; the cost is $75.

Winter Road Maintenance FAQ

The MD is committed to maintaining safe winter driving conditions, but drivers and property owners have a role to play too.

LSRFS Paid Firefighter Recruitment Drive Underway

The Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service (LSRFS) paid on-call Firefighter recruitment drive is underway until January 31.

Changes to COVID-19 Testing Eligibility

Due to rising demand for PCR tests, Alberta is changing the eligibility for these tests to focus on those who most need them.

Prioritize Your Mental Wellness

If you’ve been getting by but don’t feel like things are getting better, know that you are not alone and you can reach out for help.

Support for Alberta Livestock Producers

Livestock producers and beekeepers can now apply for phase two of the 2021 Canada-Alberta Livestock Feed Assistance AgriRecovery initiative.

Emergency Preparedness: Ready for Anything

Disasters can happen with little or no warning. If a disaster happened tomorrow, how long could you and your family survive without assistance?

Premier Announces More Boosters, Tests and Measures to Fight Omicron

As announced by Premier Kenney on December 21, 2021, Alberta’s government is taking further steps to strengthen vaccine protection and testing while bringing in new public health measures to reduce contact between Albertans as Omicron cases continue to grow.

MD Participating in Provincial Restriction Exemption Program

New public health protocols safeguard patrons while maximizing the use and enjoyment of MD-managed recreational facilities.

Welcome to Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton lies the remarkable region of Lesser Slave River. 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.

Reeve Murray Kerik
Municipal District of Lesser Slave River no. 124