Lesser Slave River News

Interdepartmental News and Resources

Final Application Window for 2021 CAB and FCSS Grants Closes October 31

The final application window for the 2021 Community Assistance Board Grant and the Family & Community Support Services Grant closes Sunday, October 31.

Canyon Creek Community Campground Update

The MD is working toward the milestone of day use readiness by late summer.

Council Reopens Widewater Playschool

MD Council moved to reopen Widewater Playschool, effective immediately.

Free Business Workshop Series: Mental Health & Entrepreneurs

Business owners are encouraged to take part in a series of free workshop sessions in March that focus on mental health and wellbeing for entrepreneurs.

Creator of History Check Becomes Published Author

This calls for celebrating! The MD wishes Sheila Willis of Smith a heartfelt congratulations on becoming a published author. This is a well-deserved and significant achievement for one of Lesser Slave River’s household names.

MD Helps Meet the Needs of Local Food Banks

Everyday life brings ups and downs for us all, but additional COVID-related stressors have impacted some of us more than others. If feeding yourself or your family is adding to this stress, help is available and ready when you are.

MD Assists with Local Second Harvest Initiative

The MD recently teamed up with the Gentle Ben Care Society (Smith Chapter) to launch a local pilot of the Second Harvest Food Rescue program.

Get Your Snowplow Flags

Snowplow flags can be purchased at the Slave Lake and Flatbush municipal offices during regular business hours.

Free Virtual Counselling Sessions

Starting October 1, 2020, until March 31, 2021, appointments will be available Monday through Saturday from 8am to 8pm.

Smith Resident Recipient of Northern Lights Award

Sheila Willis received the Northern Lights Volunteer Recognition Award for helping truck drivers and couriers find amenities during COVID.

Community Pick-up Points Established for Leader

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.

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