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Welcome to Peerless Lake

The community of Peerless Lake is located 65 km from Red Earth Creek on secondary road 686, which is 170 km north of Slave Lake on highway 88. The community is unique because we have a beautiful Lake and about 500 people live in the community. The people work at Northland School, Northern Lakes College, health clinic, Referral unit, Municipal district of opportunity, water plant, Community Outreach, Post Office, Stores, Band Office, Oilfield and Gas Plants
Some people from Peerless Lake have small companies. They have Graders, Gravel Trucks, Machinery and stores.  The students are funded by Alberta Works, Peerless/Trout First Nation and Wabasca Human Resources Development. People work for Oil industry. They work for Devon and Pengrowth, Pennwest and other oil companies.  The adults go to at school at Northern Lakes College. The students take upgrading, post-secondary, University Transfer, Alberta Teacher Education Program and Life Skills Program. The students are taking courses onsite and online.  The adults are taking Alberta Basic Education, high school courses, Office Administration, Business Administration, Health Care Aide and other programs. Students are taking Computer courses and they learn how to use internet. The indigenous language spoken is Cree. The second language is English. Peerless/Trout First Nation is getting sixteen new houses.
The hobbies community members like do is Quading, Ski-doing and boating. They enjoy playing Ball hockey, and Volleyball.

Connie Netowastanum Community Coordinator
In person: Northern Lakes College or home:

By phone: 780-869-3811 ext. 3051 or 780-869-2172
Hours of operation
8:30am-4:30pm weekdays
Evening hours until 8:00pm

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