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Brian Noad, the head coach of the Slave Lake Icedogs, tells us he’s organizing a golf tournament at Gilwood in support of the program. It’s a fundraiser, and will have former NHL players available for auction. So it says on…
New opportunity to get out on the lake in Widewater

Paddle boards and kayaks available Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader There’s a lake access tucked away across the bridge from the Widewater Community Complex. It opens out onto two bays. Kili Osadchuk lives in the blue house with the pink accents…

Action Coalition on Human Trafficking Alberta manager of training and education Jessica Brandon provides more information about what to watch for in frafficking. The grooming process: -When being targeted, traffickers typically seek out those who they see as vulnerable [i.e.…

Submitted Summers in Alberta are a great time to be out of the house and on the road; however, with more vehicles on the road and behaviour that arises due to the heat, it can lead to an increased risk…

Franco Terrazzano Canadian Taxpayers Federation The Canadian Taxpayers Federation applauds the Alberta government’s decision to cut MLA pay by five per cent and the premier’s pay by 10 per cent. Premier Jason Kenney and Alberta MLAs deserve a lot of…

Stephen Murgatroyd Troy Media The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) has been exploring the future of work. Like many organizations, it begins with the assumption that some 35 to 40 per cent of jobs…

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader Business owners, are you sure you are reporting all your income for the year? In a recent Tax Court of Canada case (Thompson vs. H.M.Q., 2015-262(IT)G) the issue to be decided was whether…
Quilters, knitters, and others welcome

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader A walk around town will sometimes present interesting things to photograph. Most recently, a chat with a woman with a small dog revealed beautiful quilts at the Pioneer Centre. Slave Lake has had an unnamed quilt…

Submitted Fifty-seven people have drowned in Alberta since 2016. If you don’t want to be the 58th, consider the following tips from the RCMP: For starters, do not operate a boat while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. In…

Francesca Giroux, CPA For the Lakeside Leader An amount (other than a taxable capital gain) is subject to tax in Canada only if it is derived from a source of income, this is generally straight forward except in cases where…