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Posted on: November 8, 2023

Town of Slave Lake Homeless Shelter Opens

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The Town of Slave Lake is very pleased to announce that the Town-operated temporary Homeless Shelter opened last night (November 7) at 6:00 PM. The shelter is located at 810 6 Ave NW (same location as last year, on the Firehall site). After years of lobby...

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Corporate Services

News Flash

Posted on: December 15, 2022

Flag Raising and Commemorative Lighting Change Requests Now Available

Flag Raising and Light Change Ceremony

Town Council has recently passed a policy that sets out flag raising ceremonies and use of the LED coloured lights at Rennie Hall plaza. Applications can be made by a community group for a flag raising ceremony. As well, community groups can request the l...

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News and Updates
Posted on: June 3, 2022

Town of Slave Lake Council Select Jeff Simpson as CAO

Jeff Simpson CAO

Town of Slave Lake Council has selected a new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and they are pleased to announce and introduce Mr. Jeff Simpson as the new CAO for the Town of Slave Lake. Jeff will begin his role and responsibilities on June 20, 2022.&...

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News and Updates
Posted on: May 5, 2022

TOSL, MDLSR, & Alberta Parks Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Lesser Slave Lake Provincial Park

Memorandum of Understanding

Alberta Environment and Parks: Parks Operations Division, the Municipal District of Lesser Slave River, and the Town of Slave Lake have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on May 3rd, 2022. The purpose of the Memorandum of Understanding is to establish a...

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News and Updates
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Energy Efficiency Projects at the MRC

energy Efficiency Projects at the MRC

The Town of Slave Lake has had ongoing participation in the Recreation Energy Conservation Program for projects at the Multi-Recreation Centre. Recently, the Town also upgraded to use variable frequency drives (vfd’s) on a number of pumps and in...

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News and Updates
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Trail Connecting Town to Big Fish Bay Lakeshore Complete

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Town Administration is excited to open a new trail system to the Public today. The trail connects the west end of 6th Ave NW to the Big Fish Bay approach off Caribou Trail and Connor Lukan Park located at the Firehall. The new trail was identified in the ...

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News and Updates
Posted on: September 24, 2021

Town Facilities Recognizing National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

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The Town of Slave Lake respectfully acknowledges that we are on Treaty 8 land, the traditional lands of diverse Indigenous and Métis people, including the Cree, Métis, Nakoda Sioux, Iroquois, Dene, & Inuit. The Town of Slave Lake recognizes the import...

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News and Updates
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Allarie Trail System Notice of Construction Completion

Allarie Trail System Notice of Construction Completion

The construction work to relocate a portion of walking trail behind the Community Christian Center & Al Ameen Mosque on 6th Street SE, that was compromised due to a creek bank washout, is now complete. The work was completed by Paveit Construction.

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News and Updates
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Downtown Revitalization Project Update September 7th 2021

Downtown Revitalization Project Update

The Town of Slave Lake Administration has concluded the procurement process for the Downtown Revitalization project. The contract is fully being awarded to local contractors. Demolition and Removal works will be completed by Barracuda Contracting and Conc...

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News and Updates
Posted on: August 6, 2021

Downtown Revitalization Project Overview

Downtown Revitalization Project Overview

The Town of Slave Lake completed its Public Open House Session for the Downtown Revitalization Project on August 4th. The Town appreciates those coming out to the open house and sharing their valuable feedback. We are excited to share the design concept w...

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News and Updates
Posted on: July 7, 2021

CN Rail Update: Town Council and Resident Lobbying

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Over the last few weeks, Town Council along with residents have been lobbying CN rail for attention towards 2 issues within our region.

1.     The highway 88 rail crossing has become a safety concern as the wooden ties have lasted beyond...

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News and Updates
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Splash Park Now Fully Operational

Splash Park Update

Those who took a walk down to Schurter Park yesterday may have noticed that the splash park is now fully operational! The Town would like to thank the Parks and Utilities Departments for the hard work they put in to get the park running again.

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News and Updates
Posted on: June 17, 2021

CN Public Inquiry Line Information

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CN has a public inquiry line which acts as the central point of contact for non-emergency concerns from the public. All emergency calls can be directed to the CN Police. Information for both can be found on the image below.

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News and Updates
Posted on: June 15, 2021

2021 Q1 Customer Service Monitoring & Reporting

2021 Q1 Customer Service Monitoring and Reporting

The 2021 Q1 Customer Service & Monitoring report presents each departments performance metrics, initiatives, and collaboration with other departments for the first quarter of 2021.

The full report can be read at the following link: /DocumentCenter/View...

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News and Updates
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Slave Lake Flood Hazard Study Update

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Alberta Environment & Parks have announced that the technical work on all components of the Slave Lake Flood Hazard Study have now been completed. The study began in Spring 2019 and assessment of public feedback on a number of study components is curr...

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News and Updates
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Town of Slave Lake Main Office Reopening

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Starting Thursday June 3rd the Town office will again be open to the Public from 8:15am to Noon and 1:00pm to 4:15pm without an appointment. We can also be reached by phone at 780-849-8000. Masks are still required to be worn while in the facility.

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News and Updates
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Town Acquires New Electric Zamboni 552

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The Town of Slave Lake has recently taken possession of a new electric Zamboni 552.  As this unit is equipped with sate of the art lithium-ion batteries, the Town will be eliminating any operational emissions, leading to a reduction in environmen...

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News and Updates
Posted on: April 22, 2021

Drone Photography Supplied by Jamey Gervais at JDG Productions

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The Drone Photography used by the town is supplied by Jamey Gervais at JDG Productions. Jamey Gervais provides aerial photography & videography, as well as post production services in Slave Lake.

Jamey GervaisDrone Photography(780) 499-8401jamey.gervai...

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News and Updates
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Submit Your Event to the Community Calendar

Submit Your Event to the Community Calendar

Have an Upcoming Event? Be sure to advertise it on our Community Calendar Today!

Want Your Community Event advertised on the Town's Community Calendar? Be sure to fill out the following online form found here

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News and Updates
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Advertise on the Digital Signs Today!

Advertise on the Electronic Sign

Have an upcoming Event? Looking to get your message out? Why not advertise on the Town’s Electronic Signs.

If you are a business and want to advertise click on the link here

If you are a not-for-profit and want to advertise click on the link here

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News and Updates

News Flash

Posted on: April 14, 2021

Positive Parent Program is Here to Support Every Parent

Children's Resource Council

The Positive Parent Program is Here to Support Every Parent through the development of positive parenting skills and the building of healthy relationships. 

For more information, call or text 587-516-6675.

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News and Updates - Community Services

News Flash

Posted on: February 21, 2024

Permanent Homeless Shelter: Engagement Survey

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Slave Lake is a community that looks after its own. We know that everyone in our community needs a safe place to sleep, stay warm and find extra support when needed. That’s why the Town of Slave Lake has secured provincial funding to operate a permanent h...

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News and Updates - Council
Posted on: February 20, 2024

Reglar Meeting of Council at 7:00 PM February 20th, 2024

Livestreaming of Council Meeting

Council as Regular Meeting of Council for February 20th, 2024 will be occurring at 7:00 PM. Council meetings are open for the public to attend and are live-streamed on the Town's YouTube channel which can be viewed with the following link.

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News and Updates - Council
Posted on: October 26, 2023

Bylaw #22-2007 Land Use Bylaw Amendments

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Attention Slave Lake Residents! 

 

The Town has completed updates to the Land Use Bylaw. 

 

To view the Bylaw, or a list of all the amendments made since 2007, please click on the following link:  https://www.slavel...

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News and Updates - Council
Posted on: April 16, 2021

Justice Reform Proposal Sent to AUMA from Council Passes with 96% in Favour

Adress from Town Council

Yesterday, Council sent a request for decision to the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association at the Spring 2021 Municipal Leaders’ Caucus. During this time, Mayor Warman advocated to other Mayors across the province to side with the Town of Sl...

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News and Updates - Council
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Community Recognition: Professional Achievement

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The Town of Slave Lake’s Community Recognition Program was developed to help residents recognize other community members and their achievements in designated categories.  

Do you know a individual that has made significant contributions ...

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Nominate Someone Today News and Updates - Council
Posted on: May 6, 2020

Community Recognition: Sport Excellence

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The Town of Slave Lake’s Community Recognition Program was developed to help residents recognize other community members and their achievements in designated categories.  

The Sports Excellence category is to recognize Athletes who may h...

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Nominate Someone Today News and Updates - Council
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Community Recognition: Environmental Stewardship

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The Town of Slave Lake’s Community Recognition Program was developed to help residents recognize other community members and their achievements in designated categories.  

If you know a community group or an individual which has made sig...

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News and Updates - Council
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Community Recognition: Distinguished Achievement

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The Town of Slave Lake’s Community Recognition Program was developed to help residents recognize other community members and their achievements in designated categories.  

We are opening up submissions to the general public.  If...

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Nominate Someone Today! News and Updates - Council
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Community Recognition: Community Supporter

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The Town of Slave Lake’s Community Recognition Program was developed to help residents recognize other community members and their achievements in designated categories.  

If you know an individual who is a huge community supporter then ...

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Nominate someone today News and Updates - Council
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Community Recognition: Arts and Culture

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The Town of Slave Lake’s Community Recognition Program was developed to help residents recognize other community members and their achievements in designated categories.  

If you know an individual who has made a lasting impressions to t...

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Nominate Someone Today! News and Updates - Council

News Flash

Posted on: December 12, 2023

Commercial and Industrial Municipal Tax Incentive Bylaw

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Town of Slave Lake Council passed the Commercial and Industrial Municipal Tax Incentive Bylaw in August 2023 with the intention of providing a municipal tax incentive to attract commercial and industrial investors through providing an exemption to a porti...

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News and Updates - Economic Development and Tourism
Posted on: November 1, 2023

Advertising Options with the Town of Slave Lake

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The Town of Slave Lake has recently installed two new digital signs along Main Street. These signs are meant to communicate important news, events, and activities from the Town to residents as well as provide local businesses and non-profit organizations ...

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News and Updates - Economic Development and Tourism
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Emissions Reduction Fund Onshore Program Benefitting Jobs and Reducing Emissions in Slave Lake

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Emissions Reduction Fund Onshore Program Making Major Strides in Cutting Methane Emissions

Methane is responsible for around 30 percent of the global rise in temperatures to date and accounts for about 13 percent of Canada’s total greenhouse gas ...

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News and Updates - Economic Development and Tourism
Posted on: July 7, 2021

2021 Economic Development Infographic - 21 New Businesses

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2021 has been an exciting year for Economic Development within the Town of Slave Lake. In the past 6 months alone, 21 businesses have either opened or expanded just within the townsite itself. Research and discussions towards renewable energy, such as hyd...

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News and Updates - Economic Development and Tourism
Posted on: June 21, 2021

Slave Lake Economic Development Website

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Have you checked out the Town’s dedicated Economic Development website? It is full of information and resources to help new and existing business owners alike! Whether it is local or provincial statistics, contacts, educational resources, news clips, maps...

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News and Updates - Economic Development and Tourism
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Canada's First Biomass Gas to Liquids Plant to be Built in the Slave Lake Region

Canadas first biomass gas to liquids plant to be built in Slave Lake

Expander Energy Inc. and Vanderwell Contractors Ltd. are pleased to announce that their Slave Lake Biomass/Gas to liquids proposed project has received its environmental permit from Alberta Environment and Parks. This will establish the first biomass gas ...

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News and Updates - Economic Development and Tourism

News Flash

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Posted on: February 21, 2024

Expression of Interest Ad Sunset Place

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The Town of Slave Lake is located 232 km east of Edmonton in the Province of Alberta, at the east end of Lesser Slave Lake. Slave Lake has an estimated population of 7,000. The Town of Slave Lake has decided to advertise an expression of interest regardin...

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News and Updates - Expression of Interest, RFQ, RFPs

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: February 14, 2024

Operations and Capital Budget 2024

Town Office

Attention Slave Lake Residents!

Town Council was presented and adopted the 2024 Operations and Capital Budget in the Committee of the Whole meeting on February 13th.

For more information or to view the 2024 Operations and Capital Budget, please click the fo...

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News and Updates - Finance
Posted on: May 31, 2021

2021 Town of Slave Lake Business Plan and Budget

2021 Town of Slave Lake Business Plan and Budget

2021 Town of Slave Lake Business Plan and Budget

"Slave Lake is committed to building opportunities by growing business, industry and population, while promoting ourselves and our exceptional quality of life."

Please use the following link to see ...

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News and Updates - Finance
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Information on How to Setup Online Payments

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Online payments can be be setup for Property taxes, Utilities, and invoices through bill payments. The town does not accept e-transfer for these payments.

For information on how to setup up specific payments for these departments, please use the following ...

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News and Updates - Finance
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Dog License Applications and Garbage Cart Service Requests Now Available on Form Center

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The Town of Slave Lake will now be offering Dog Tag License Applications and Garbage Cart Service Requests through our online form center. 

The Dog Tag application can be found by clicking the following link.

The Garbage Cart Service Request can be...

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News and Updates - Finance
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Apply for a Business Licence Today

Apply For A Business Licence

Business Licences are required by anyone providing a service or goods, or operating a business within Town limits. This could range from a contractor coming in from out of town, a retail store operating from a commercial location or an accountant operatin...

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News and Updates - Finance
Posted on: November 27, 2020

Sign Up For The Pre Authorized Payment Tax Instalment Payment Plan

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The Tax Instalment Payment Plan (TIPP) is an efficient program which allows you to pay your property taxes on a monthly basis instead of one annual payment. Your payment automatically comes out of your bank account.
How does TIPP work?
Each year property ta...
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News and Updates - Finance
Posted on: November 26, 2020

Sign Up For Paperless Billing Today

Sign Up For Paperless Billing

If you would like to reduce the number of paper bills being delivered to your home, The Town of Slave Lake encourages you to enroll in paperless billing. It's free and simple.

Paperless Billing offers these benefits:

  • A monthly email notification will be sen...
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News and Updates - Finance

News Flash

Posted on: August 18, 2021

Board Members Wanted: Wildfire Legacy Corporation Board

Apply to be a board member

The Wildfire Legacy Corporation Board is looking to add one more public member to its board. If you would be interested in participating within the Wildfire Legacy Corporation Board please fill out the attached form from the Form Centre.

The Wildfire Legac...

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News and Updates - Legacy Centre

News Flash

Posted on: June 9, 2021

Firehall Waterline Upgrade Project Completed

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As of Monday, June 7th, 2021 the Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service has completed its Firehall Waterline Upgrade Project. This will vastly improve the time required to fill the firetrucks which ensures an improved and constant emergency preparedness.

Origi...

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News and Updates - Lesser Slave Regional Fire Department
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service Expertise on Display in BC

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The Lesser Slave Regional Fire Service had the opportunity to travel to British Columbia last month to share their expertise in a firefighting education session. The firefighters from Slave Lake were able to teach the Hudson’s Hope and Moberly L...

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News and Updates - Lesser Slave Regional Fire Department

News Flash

Posted on: August 20, 2021

2021 Swimming Lesson Registration Guide

Swimming Lesson Registration

The Registration Guide for swimming lessons at the Northern Lights Aquatic Centre is available and can be viewed at the link below. registration for swimming lessons can be done by calling the pool at 780-849-8639.  The 2021 Fall Swimming Lesson ...

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News and Updates - Northern Lights Aquatic Centre

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News Flash

Posted on: February 6, 2024

Development Permit Ad February 6th, 2024

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The following permit(s) have been approved or refused by the Development Authority of the Town of Slave Lake in which the provisions of the Land Use Bylaw were varied or allowed for a discretionary use:

 

DPA #       &...

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News and Updates - Planning and Development
Posted on: February 1, 2024

Municipal Development Plan (MDP) and Land Use Bylaw (LUB) - Public Advisory Member Search

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The Town of Slave Lake is currently in the beginning stages of re-writing our Municipal Development Plan (MDP) and Land Use Bylaw (LUB). We are currently seeking members of the public to sit on our Public Advisory Community.

 

The purpose of this M...

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News and Updates - Planning and Development
Posted on: September 6, 2023

Ad Stakeholder Engagement

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The Planning Department is seeking resident input on Short-Term Rentals in the community of Slave Lake. 

We are looking for several members of our community to provide their input and engage with our Planning 

Department, other stakeholder...

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News and Updates - Planning and Development

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: March 2, 2022

Slave Lake RCMP Investigate a Mischief

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Slave Lake, Alta – The Slave Lake RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a male who allegedly damaged property at a business in town.

On Jan. 25, 2022, at 1:44 p.m., the Slave Lake RCMP responded to a call of a customer ...

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News and Updates - RCMP News Release
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Slave Lake RCMP investigate break and enter and charge two suspects

Slave Lake RCMP News Release - Winter

Edit (January 19th 2022):

Slave Lake RCMP were made aware that a false name was provided by the female in custody on Jan. 1, 2022. The charge that was laid against the named individual has been withdrawn. 

Slave Lake RCMP continue to investigate th...

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News and Updates - RCMP News Release
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Slave Lake RCMP Investigate a Break & Enter

Slave Lake RCMP News Release - Summer

The Slave Lake RCMP is seeking the public's assistance in obtaining any information regarding a break & enter into the Distractions business in the early morning hours of November 7th, 2021.

At approximately 6:54 AM, the RCMP were called to th...

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News and Updates - RCMP News Release
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Slave Lake RCMP Launch Project CAPTURE

Project Capture

Through assistance from the Town, the Slave Lake RCMP have launched Project CAPTURE (Community Assisted Policing Through Use of Recorded Evidence). The purpose of the program is to allow the public to take an active role in deterring crime and assisting t...

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News and Updates - RCMP News Release
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Slave Lake RCMP Ask Public to be Vigilant of Breaking and Entering

Slave Lake RCMP News Release - Summer

The Slave Lake RCMP have noticed an increase in Break and Enters into sheds, buildings and property. The RCMP are asking the public to be vigilant and to report anything that they feel is out of the ordinary. They are advising the public not to store keys...

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News and Updates - RCMP News Release
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Slave Lake RCMP Warn Resident’s of Phishing Scam

Slave Lake RCMP News Release - Summer

Slave Lake, Alta. -  On October 10th, 2021 the Slave Lake RCMP were made aware of a phishing scam involving gift cards via email. The email asks the victim to assist them by purchasing gift cards, scratching the back barcode and taking a photogra...

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News and Updates - RCMP News Release
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Slave Lake RCMP Execute a Search Warrant

Slave Lake RCMP News Release - Summer

Slave Lake, Alta. -  On June 11th, 2021 the Slave Lake General Investigation Section began an investigation into drug trafficking in the Slave Lake area.

On July 1st, 2021 a judicially authorized search warrant was executed on a residence in the N...

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News and Updates - RCMP News Release
Posted on: May 27, 2021

Slave Lake RCMP Target Drug Trafficking

Slave Lake RCMP News Release - Summer

The Slave Lake General Investigation Section (GIS) along with members of the Slave Lake Detachment have and continue to target and focus on crime reduction initiatives within the community.  Some of those initiatives have included drug investigat...

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News and Updates - RCMP News Release

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 22, 2021

2021 Slave Lake Municipal Election Official Results

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MAYOR:

COUNCIL:

I, Joanna Raymond, Returning Officer for the Town of Slave Lake 2021 Municipal Election declare the above Candidates named elected as a result of the Municipal Election held on October 18, 2021.

There were 1540 total voters in the 2021 munici...

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News and Updates - Slave Lake Elections
Posted on: October 19, 2021

2021 Slave Lake Municipal Election Unofficial Results

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Mayor:

Council:

Official results will be posted on Friday October 22nd, 2021.

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News and Updates - Slave Lake Elections

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Use ActiveNet to Register for MRC Programs

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Did you know that you can register for all upcoming programs online through the ActiveNet portal? If you have ever enrolled in person for an MRC or pool program, or even purchased a 10 pass or 1 month pass then your name is already registered for an accou...

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Public Service Announcements
Posted on: May 27, 2021

PSA: Please keep off the train tracks

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The town would like to remind residents that it is illegal and extremely dangerous to trespass on the train tracks. This includes on-land tracks and bridges. Only cross at designated locations when it is safe to do so. Those caught trespassing will be fin...

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Public Service Announcements
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Addiction and Mental Health Resources

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Help is always available for those who need it, no matter what they may be struggling with. Attached are several resources to help take care of yourself or those you care about, as well as support phone numbers for whatever help is needed.

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Public Service Announcements
Posted on: April 20, 2021

MyAlberta Emergency Registration System streamlines reception registration when an emergency occurs

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The MyAlberta Emergency Registration System makes it safer and easier to register for a reception centre during an emergency, such as a wildfire or flood.

By being able to register online as soon as an emergency is declared, Albertans can quickly access go...

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Public Service Announcements