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Bonnie Nash of Nash/Giroux LLP did an update on federal tax changes at a Business Support Network meeting in Slave Lake last month. The Leader was unable to attend, but Nash provided the following details from her presentation. Submitted On…

Spotlight Staff The final piece of legislation that guides how municipalities operate has been proclaimed as law under the new Municipal Government Act (MGA). For the first time in more than 20 years, wholesale changes have been made to the…

Spotlight Staff Residents of long- term and licensed supportive-care facilities could have a new voice under legislation proposed by the Government of Alberta. Legislation would give residents more say in their quality of life and how their homes are run,…

Spotlight Staff Albertans are invited to provide comment on how occupational health and safety rules could apply to the unique nature of farms and ranches. Public feedback is important as the government works to ensure updates to the Occupational Health…

Richard Froese Spotlight Wet weather has put a damper on profits for grain crops in the south Peace region. That will cut into revenues and investments, says Roland Cailliau of Valleyview, vice-chair of Alberta Beef Producers. “Due to the high…

Richard Froese Spotlight Beef farmers fear a futile future as it faces tougher government regulations and unknown economy and trade opportunities. The future of the family farm is a vital issue for the industry, says Roland Cailliau of Valleyview, vice-chair…

Richard Froese Spotlight Area members of the Alberta Beef Producers expressed their own beefs to move forward to strengthen the industry. A priority to raise the positive profile of beef was a key issue expressed during round- table group discussion…

Submitted The province is making it easier to report poachers by giving Albertans the option to use smartphones or computers to report suspicious hunting or fishing activity. Report a Poacher tips can now be submitted online. Until now, the only…

But M.D. reeve not a big fan Chris Clegg (with Joe McWilliams) For the Lakeside Leader The electoral boundary review released on Oct. 19 by the Alberta government went over pretty well with some political leaders in the area. Big…

Judge pushes back sentencing for robber until new year Slave Lake Provincial court November 1, 2017 Judge G.W. Paul presiding Dwayne S. Beauregard appeared via closed circuit television from Edmonton Remand Centre (ERC) for his 12th appearance for a possession…

Submitted Red Earth Creek RCMP have charged a 36-year-old man in a hit and run death that happened on Oct. 29, after a short investigation. The incident happened at approximately 12:50 a.m. near Peerless Lake on Hwy. 686. The victim,…