Lesser Slave River News

Interdepartmental News and Resources

United Way Emergency Fund

The United Way Emergency Fund is a once in a lifetime fund that provides Albertans in the United Way Northwest Region financial assistance in extraordinary circumstances not covered by other emergency funding.

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 Offices Remain Virtual due to Provincial Restrictions

In accordance with the new mandatory Alberta-wide measures, the MD main administration office in Slave Lake and the MD sub-office in Flatbush are closed to the public, until further notice.

Council Meetings Virtual due to COVID-19

Until further notice, MD Council meetings will be supported by Zoom; an online and user-friendly communications tool for video and audio conferencing.

Special Edition of Rural Roots Hot Off the Press

The MD’s Ag Services department is pleased to announce that a holiday edition of Rural Roots has been published and mailed to Lesser Slave River residents.

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 Seeks Public Help in Locating Cat Owner

The MD is seeking to reunite the owner of a cat that was illegally trapped and removed from the Hamlet of Canyon Creek.

Water Line Repair Update: Boil Water Advisory Lifted

The boil water advisory has been lifted in communities affected by the water line break at 9 Mile Point. Updated Sunday, November 29 at 12:00 pm.

Community Complexes and Arenas Closed Due to State of Public Health Emergency

COVID-19 cases are continuing to rise across the province. Stronger public health measures are now required to address the growing number of cases.

MD Council Welcomes New Chief Administrative Officer

MD Council is pleased to announce that Barb Miller, CPA, CGA, CLGM, has accepted the critical leadership role as CAO for the municipality.

MD Announces Interim Chief Administrative Officer

Barry Kolenosky will be working in the capacity of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for an interim period while the MD continues its search for a permanent successor.

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

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