Lesser Slave River News

Interdepartmental News and Resources

Celebrate the Spookiest Time of Year During COVID-19

From trick-or-treating to the double feature picture show, you can enjoy your favourite Halloween activities safely by taking some simple precautions.

Get Your Snowplow Flags

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

Apply By October 30 For Community Assistance Board Grant

The MD plans to provide budgeted funding assistance for community opportunities, initiatives and programming.

New Funding Available To Métis Nation Post-Secondary Students

Rupertsland Institute is proud to announce new funding for university and college students. Applications for funding will start November 2020 and will only be available to Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) citizens.

Free Virtual Counselling Sessions

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

Free Pick-up and Delivery Services for Residents

The MD is helping our vulnerable residents get the items they need during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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.

MD Encourages Virtual Garage Sales

In view of ongoing Provincial Health Orders restricting physical distancing and mass gatherings, the MD is asking residents to consider virtual options for this year’s garage and yard sale season.

Canyon Creek Campground Closed for the Season

While many regional campgrounds reopened June 1 in alignment with the Government of Alberta’s staged relaunch strategy, the Canyon Creek Campground will remain closed for the season in regard for public safety due to COVID-19 restrictions, and due to necessary maintenance and construction.

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

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