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Points West in hot water over neglect allegations

Slave Lake was back in the news last week, and not for something good. A human rights group in Edmonton is calling for a public inquiry into Points West Living facilities in Alberta, after hearing complaints about the way certain residents in Points West in Slave Lake were being treated.

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Illegal bunkhouse, etc.

An industrial property on the west side of Slave Lake has been (or is being) used for various purposes that have never been approved. Not only do they violate the rules regarding permitted uses, they are contrary to an agreement with the landowner on the matter of off-site levy payment.

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Bird observatory involved in NASA robin study

American robins captured, banded, and released in Lesser Slave Lake Provincial Park were used in a scientific study sponsored by NASA. The study tracked birds with GPS for three months and compared 25 years of data from the Lesser Slave Lake Bird Observatory (LSLBO).