Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has developed a tool for both individuals and business owners (including partners, directors and officers) to access information, and makes changes to returns/information previously filed. My Account for…
Dough for dogs

Sisters Hannah and Hailey Joseph donated $564 to the Slave Lake Dog Park Society last week. They raised the money through the I Am Pageantry pageant. Accepting the donation for the Landon Persson Memorial Dog Park are a group of…
E.G. Wahlstrom hosts annual track and field meet

Kids from EGW lucked out earlier this month with good weather during a track and field meet that was held at Roland Michener Secondary School in Slave Lake. Students had the chance to compete in variety of sports, including tug-a-war…

To the Editor: It’s praiseworthy to unite like-minded conservatives under one political entity. This July both the PC and Wildrose parties will vote to merge into one entity called the United Conservative Party. The proposal, while laudable on its surface,…

To the Editor: How disappointed I was to read in The Leaders Council Notebook that Town Council had voted in favour of restoring the speed limit from 60kms to 80kms between the bridge over Sawridge Creek to Highway 2. I…

Richard Froese For the Lakeside Leader Big Lakes County was awarded almost $2.1 million in funding from the provincial government on May 31 to replace one bridge and three culverts. A total of $2,096,597 was approved under Alberta’s Strategic Transportation…

June 13, 2017 Katrina Owens Lakeside Leader Town projects Town of Slave Lake Chief Administrative Officer Brian Vance gave council an update on Town projects at its June 13 meeting. “Multi-rec centre dehumidifiers and air conditioning are still on track…
And the winner’s are…

Captain Ken Carpenter and first mate Tracey Crain snagged the 1st place title in the annual Canadian Tire Anglers Cup competition. The duo brought in an overall weight of 30.4 pounds for the weekend. Carpenter (far left) and Crain (centre)…
Students nominated for STEM award

Roland Michener Grade 12 student Campbell Rea is back in the news – this time for being nominated for a prestigious engineering scholarship. Rea didn’t win the $100,000 Schulich Leader Scholarship (it goes to 50 students across the country), but…

Richard Froese For the Lakeside Leader Lesser Slave Lake riding may be saved under the review of the Alberta Electoral Boundaries Commission. An interim report indicates the commission has proposed to keep the LSL riding, along with its neighbour to…

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader The Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP) is a program implemented by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) that allows individuals to withdraw contributed funds from their registered retirement savings plan (RRSPs) to buy or build…
Sharks dominate relays at home meet

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Several first-place finishes were recorded by members of the Slave Lake Sharks Swim Club at their home meet on June 3. This included nine golds in the team events, otherwise known as relay races. On the…
Vanderwell Axeheads team wins logger sports competition

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader It was nip and tuck, down to the wire, etc. etc. but the Vanderwell Axeheads took top spot in the competitive division of the Lesser Slave Forest Education Society’s logger sports on June 3. It’s the…

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Last week’s report in The Leader about Slave Laker Kaeden Ottenbreit setting a national record in the bench press was accurate, but only part of the story. It was just one of three national records he…
The dream team

Local powerlifters after the June 3 tournament, with Champions Health and Fitness personnel. Back row, l. to r.: Champions manager Chantel Campsall, Khalil Mouallem, Kaeden Ottenbreit, Brandon Mercer, Kaylin King, Travis Perkins, Kayla Hawryluk, Champions owner Abdul Mouallem. Front: Steven…