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Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader T4s should be filed for the 2017 year and given or mailed to all employees by February 28, 2018. The penalty for failing to file an information return or to distribute to recipients…

Kadin Pochynok, of the Athabasca Ukrainian Folk Dance Club, performed a solo dance routine during the Ukrainian Night held at the Smith Community Hall on Jan. 13. Pochynok also performed dance routines as part of the 13-18 age group earlier…
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The 7 to 8-year old age group of the Athabasca Ukrainian Folk Dance Club performed a dance routine at the Ukrainian night event held at the Smith Community Hall on Jan. 13.

We hear Linda Beeston is shutting down her fabric shop in Slave Lake. Patchwork Fabrics was in business for many years in two or three locations in town. All the best to her in her future endeavours! * * *…
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The 13 to 18-year-old age group of the Athabasca Ukrainian Folk Dance Club made the trip down to the Smith Community Hall to perform a dance routine for the Ukrainian Night on Jan. 13.

Dear Editor: Like many Albertans, I am keenly aware of what this province has given to me and to my family. We love Alberta and want the opportunities that we experienced to be available when our grandkids have grandkids. Throughout…

Tyler Warman Mayor of Slave Lake Waterslide on the beach? Marked ATV and snowmobile trails? Hot air balloon rides? How about $5,000 cash? When it comes to tourism the ideas are endless. Over the past 18 months, the Tri-Council has…

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader If you have a rental property you will need supporting documentation for the rental income received during the year and expenses of the rental property, such as, mortgage interest, utilities, property taxes, insurance…

File #2018-43516 On Jan. 10 2018, sometime between 5:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., someone stole a black Ford F250 pickup truck from the parking lot of the Slave Lake Inn & Conference Centre in Slave Lake. The truck has the…

Jeff Burgar South Peace News My Christmas holiday season was unofficially over about four weeks ago. Always so many things, so little time! I didn’t get any wood chopped. I didn’t get any of my special projects much further along.…
The Second World War years – times of change

Part 3 in an occasional series on Slave Lake history and people. By Constance Brissenden The Second World War years brought huge changes to Slave Lake, Alberta. Six years of war (1939-1945) launched its transformation from an isolated town to…

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader This is the second week in our series on receipts and documentation required to support income and expense claims on your 2017 personal income tax return. Individuals with box 32 filled out on…

Last week we passed on the news that the Swan Hills Grizzly Gazette was probably closing, after 27 years in business. This week an update on the situation from the Alberta Weekly Newspapers Association. In its weekly update to its…

Driving without insurance proves costly for family man Slave Lake Provincial Court Jan. 10, 2018 Judge D. R. Shynkar presiding Kensie Nichols has been convicted of driving without insurance. Nichols plead guilty to the charge. Judge Shynkar told Nichols there…

Colin Craig Canadian Taxpayers Federation Over the past year the Canadian Taxpayers Federation has been quite critical about many of the Notley government’s major financial decisions. From her massive new carbon tax to her plan to more than triple the…

Rebecca Johnson Alberta Health Services For many people, giving up tobacco is easier said than done. Giving it up may be one the toughest challenges you face in life, but it will also be one of your most rewarding. Everyone…