Municipal District of
Lesser Slave River No. 124
View from Marten Mountain
Location within Alberta
Country Canada
Province Alberta
RegionNorthern Alberta
Census division17
Established1993
Incorporated1995
Government
 • ReeveMurray Kerik
 • Governing bodyM.D. of Lesser Slave River Council
 • Administrative officeSlave Lake
Area
 (2016)[2]
 • Land10,074.39 km2 (3,889.74 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[2]
 • Total2,803
 • Density0.3/km2 (0.8/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
WebsiteOfficial website Edit this at Wikidata

The Municipal District of Lesser Slave River No. 124 is a municipal district (MD) in north-central Alberta, Canada. Its municipal office is located in the Town of Slave Lake. Located in Census Division 17, the MD takes its name from Lesser Slave River, which drains Lesser Slave Lake into the Athabasca River.

Demographics

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the MD of Lesser Slave River No. 124 recorded a population of 2,803 living in 1,090 of its 1,310 total private dwellings, a -4.3% change from its 2011 population of 2,929. With a land area of 10,074.39 km2 (3,889.74 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.3/km2 (0.7/sq mi) in 2016.[2]

The population of the MD of Lesser Slave River No. 124 according to its 2014 municipal census is 3,074,[3] a 5% change from its 2011 population of 2,929.[4]

In the 2011 Census, the MD of Lesser Slave River No.124 had a population of 2,929 living in 1,111 of its 1,438 total dwellings, a 3.9% change from its 2006 population of 2,820. With a land area of 10,075.88 km2 (3,890.32 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.3/km2 (0.8/sq mi) in 2011.[4]

Communities and localities

The following localities are located within the MD of Lesser Slave River No. 124:[6]

Localities
Other places

Education

Southern parts of the MD are within Pembina Hills Public Schools, which formed in 1995 as a merger of three school districts.[7]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. September 22, 2017. Retrieved September 25, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
  3. ^ "Agenda: Municipal District #124 Council Meeting   2014 Municipal Census Update" (PDF) (PDF). Municipal District of Lesser Slave River No. 124. July 8, 2014. pp. 69 70. Retrieved July 18, 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2012. Retrieved February 8, 2012.
  5. ^ a b "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. 2012-03-01. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-04-09. Retrieved 2012-08-11.
  6. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4817033 - Lesser Slave River No.124, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. 2010-03-05. Retrieved 2012-08-11.
  7. ^ "Our Division". Pembina Hills Public Schools. Retrieved 2019-08-25. 5310 - 49th Street Barrhead, Alberta T7N 1P3