The municipal general election will be held on Monday, October 18, 2021. Nominations will be accepted by the Returning Officer until 12:00pm on Monday, September 20, 2021.

CONSIDERING RUNNING FOR COUNCIL? REFER TO THIS PAGE FOR GUIDELINES, DOCUMENTS AND OTHER RESOURCES AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE.

Information will be posted to this section of the MD website as it becomes available. Make sure to bookmark this page (mdlsr.ca/election2021).

Contact Information


Lana Spencer
Returning Officer

Email election2021 (@) mdlsr.ca
Phone 780.849.4888
Toll-Free 1.866.449.4888
Fax 780.849.4939

Nomination Forms

Your nomination must be filed using the required forms (Form 4: Nomination Paper and Candidate’s Acceptance, and Form 5: Candidate Information). Additional candidate resources and election details will be available throughout 2021.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, nomination forms must be filed with the Returning Officer by appointment only. Please contact Returning Officer Lana Spencer at 780.849.4888 or election2021@mdlsr.ca to schedule your appointment or discuss the nomination process.

Please note that due to their interactivity and security features, the nomination forms cannot be viewed on a webpage. Once downloaded, they can be completed manually or electronically and submitted via the instructions indicated on each form.

Community Participation

Local government provides a number of different opportunities for you to participate in the planning, management and growth of your own community. As a resident of the Municipal District of Lesser Slave River, you are able to:

  • Run for Reeve or Councillor
  • Vote at general elections or public approval opportunities
  • Participate in public consultations and public hearings
  • Attend Council, Committee or Board meetings
  • Volunteer for a Committee or Commission

As a resident of Lesser Slave River, you may at any time make your views known. It’s usually best to begin this dialogue by contacting the appropriate municipal department or staff member. However, residents may also present their views to Council in writing or in person* at a Council meeting.

If you wish to make a presentation to Council or let Council know how you feel about an issue, please contact Lesser Slave River Executive Assistant Lana Spencer at lana.spencer@mdlsr.ca.

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

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