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Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader When moving to another country it is important to consider tax obligations that you may still have in Canada. An emigrant (for personal income tax purposes) is an individual who leaves Canada to…
Cat vs. bird

This cat and raven were putting on quite a show last week on 3rd Ave. NE in Slave Lake. The cat stalked the raven and tried to catch it – or at least to chase it away. But the raven…
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Folks at the Legion in Slave Lake were recently discussing how old the building is. They knew that one section was older than the other, but not when either one was actually built. We don’t have the answers either, but…

Drunk driving gets man 45 days Slave Lake Provincial Court November 8, 2017 Judge G.W. Paul presiding Rodney Jarrod Hibbs was in court to answer charges of impaired driving and impaired driving causing injury. Originally Hibbs had planned on a…
Growing up in a small town

Len Ramsey For the Lakeside Leader What’s it like to grow up in small town such as Slave Lake? Are there advantages? Disadvantages? What about the stereotypes that people have about small towns? That we’re all uneducated hillbillies. The schools…
RCMP dogs get trained to detect human remains

Spotlight Staff The first two RCMP dog teams to be trained by the RCMP to detect human remains finished their training last Friday at the RCMP Police Dog Service Training Centre (PDSTC) in Innisfail, Alberta. The RCMP is the only…
Couple share stories of their world travels

Chris Clegg Spotlight It was the trip of a lifetime: a 10-year adventure spanning 77 counties. And a story for every one of the 60,000 km traveled! Peter and Shahla Nygaard shared a few of their stories at the High…