Protective Services

Safeguarding the citizens of the Municipal District.

Lesser Slave River's Protective Services department is a supplemental enforcement agency that works to provide public security and safety to municipal infrastructure, the people using this infrastructure, and to the properties served within. In addition, this department strives to keep the peace, promote public safety, and deliver quality service through education, inspection, enforcement, community relations, and emergency response.

All local matters from animal control to bylaw enforcement are dealt with through the MD's Protective Services department. If you have a non-critical issue, please contact Peace Officer Paul Mulholland at the numbers indicated on this page. Remember, if your matter is critical, DIAL 911.

Types of Protective Services Provided

The MD's Protective Services department is comprised of three primary sections: Bylaw Enforcement, Protective Services, and Animal Control. Together, they serve the communities of Lesser Slave River by providing:

  • Health and safety;
  • Animal control;
  • Enforcement of provincial statutes and municipal bylaws;
  • Emergency management;
  • Education and prevention;
  • Cooperative support with local RCMP and other government agencies.

Life, Work and Leisure in Lesser Slave River

On May 20, 2011, a firefighting helicopter crashed into the Lesser Slave Lake near Canyon Creek, taking the life of pilot Jean-Luc Debas died at the scene. A memorial park on the shore of Canyon Creek honours the bravery of Mr. Debas. Visit the Municipal History section to learn more about our region's rich heritage.
Legendary Lesser Slave River

MD of Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton, Lesser Slave River is a truly unique place to live, work and play. 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.

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