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Leader staff Certain types of improvements on farms are eligible for government financial support. For example, fencing streams to keep livestock out of them, or making a crossing for the same purpose. Both would fall under the type of improvement…

Kiera is a three-year-old female German Shepherd cross. She is spayed and has all shots, Kiera currently is in foster care. Kiera is a beautiful girl with lots of energy to burn. She would do great on an acreage with…

The M.D.’s Community Assistance Board, which consists of all the members of the M.D. council, convened its second meeting of the year on May 9 in Smith. Board chair Brad Pearson said there were four requests for funding this time…
Kudos to college

On April 28, 2018, Kathy Reid-Soucy (right), Chair of Allied Health Programs at Northern Lakes College (NLC), was presented with the prestigious 2018 Paramedic Association of Canada (PAC) Awards of Excellence in Education and Training. Reid-Soucy manages and provides leadership…

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader Before you take out your business debit card to pay for that round of golf, be sure to consider that the Canada Revenue Agency clearly states that green fees at a golf club…
The fishing is good!

A big fat otter enjoys a meal of fish on the Lesser Slave Lake ice near the mouth of Oilmen’s Creek on May 6.

Nicole Krikun For the Lakeside Leader Last week I opened by saying it felt as though migration was taking its time getting going. Well this week, at least for half of it, migration was on. May 4 marked the beginning…
Different interpretation in Manitoba

It’s possible ‘parallel parking’ has a different interpretation in Manitoba, but probably the driver of this vehicle didn’t read the sign outside the ATB in Slave Lake on Thursday afternoon.

Richard Froese South Peace News Tourism has great potential to boom around the Lesser Slave Lake region. The upcoming Victoria Day weekend on May 19-21 historically marks the launch of the summer tourism season, when people flock to the lake…
Stolen vehicle that rolled in the ditch

A stolen vehicle that rolled in the ditch a few kilometres north of Slave Lake on May 6 came from Wabasca. Police say it was headed south when it rolled, ending up on its roof sometime early that Sunday morning.…
New blocks for the pool

No more slipping and false starts for the Slave Lake Sharks swim club. Thanks to community donations, the club was able to have new starting blocks installed at the Northern Lights Aquatic Centre in Slave Lake. According to Michelle Vekved…
Spring training

Nantcy Dyck leaping her way across the sand during track and field practice on May 9 at Roland Michener Secondary School. Samuel Plante of the Slave Lake Koinonia Christian School throwing a discus during track and field practice on May…

Mammogram screen testing is coming to Slave Lake and Wabasca, Alberta Health Services informs us. It’s in Wabasca May 28 – 30 and in Slave Lake June 8 – 14. 1-800-667-0604. * * * * * The only sure way…

Nicole Krikun For the Lakeside Leader Over this past week we have been seeing more species every day, but it still feels as though migration is taking its time getting started. Canada and white-fronted goose have been seen on most…

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader After receiving your personal income tax Notice of Assessment (NOA) from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), some individuals may note that the CRA has made changes to the return that was filed and…