Lesser Slave River News

Interdepartmental News and Resources

When and Where do I Vote? 2021 Municipal Election

As the October 18 Election Day approaches, please refer to the dedicated Election section of the website ( to review important Election information.

Alberta Has Declared a State of Public Health Emergency

Alberta has declared a state of public health emergency and will implement new health measures to expand capacity, increase vaccination rates and reduce transmission of COVID-19.

MD Moves to Enhanced Wildfire Readiness

As a proactive measure in response to present conditions and weather forecasting, the MD is moving to an enhanced wildfire readiness stage.

Get Your Shot at a Million Dollars

All Alberta residents 18 and older who have had at least one dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine can enter to win one of three $1 million prizes.

Get Vaccinated. It’s Easy and Safe.

All Albertans 12 and older are eligible to get vaccinated.

Premier Reveals Alberta's Opening for Summer Strategy

Alberta’s government will remove province-wide health measures in three stages as vaccine targets are reached and hospitalizations decline.

MD Officially Assumes Operational Control of Canyon Creek Campground

The MD is working to ensure a smooth transition of operational roles and responsibilities.

MD Issues Flood Preparation Notice

The MD of Lesser Slave River has temporary access to a sandbagging machine from the Alberta Emergency Management Agency stockpile.

Council Meetings Continue to be Supported by Zoom

In these unprecedented times, we have had to make some important changes to how we conduct our Council meetings.

Join a Progressive Workplace Where Opportunity Abounds

The MD values and respects its employees for the diversity of skill, experience and knowledge they bring to the organization.

Important COVID-19 Protocol Reminder

Feeling sick? You need call Alberta 811 for advice and instructions BEFORE heading to the hospital.

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