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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…

Submitted Red Earth Creek RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Marvella Cindy THUNDER.  She was last seen in Peerless Lake, Alta on August 2, 2019.  Marvella is described as Indigenous, with brown eyes, dyed yed blonde shoulder-length curly…
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…
Dungarees lead off Stage North season

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader Have you ever heard of the Dungarees? How about the James Murdoch Band? Maybe the ‘Going to Graceland’ show? All these have Edmonton (by way of Whitehorse) musician and singer James Murdoch in common. And (drum…

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…
Service Review: Cast + Court new spa experience

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Writing a report on a complimentary pedicure with shellac nail polish and a facial is a new experience for this reporter. With the grand opening of the spa coming up in September, Josh Friesen, one of…

Former ‘AA’ Midget coach to helm SL Junior team Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader To go by some of the chatter on social media, the Slave Lake Icedogs project is falling apart, never had a chance of succeeding anyway, and nobody…
Fitness milestone for local woman

Gail Ungstad of Slave Lake was a winner in the Great White North half-marathon in Parkland County on July 8. Ungstad was also the only entry in her age and gender group. She finished the two kilometre swim, 90 kilometre…
Slave Lake ball players contribute to GP provincial victory

Joe McWilliams Lakeside Leader There might be an even bigger story than this one, depending on how the Grande Prairie Northern Lights did at the Tier I ‘AAA’ Midget baseball provincial championships this past weekend. But for now, let’s talk…
Beautiful gardens of 2019

Pam and Frank Hutchison’s garden in Slave Lake is the third garden to be featured this year. She plants the flowers, and he does most of the watering and fertilizing. If you would like your garden featured in an upcoming…