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Autobiography – Monsignor Charles Lavoie

Charles Lavoie, newly ordained as a priest at Our Lady of Peace Church in Peace River in 1991.   I was born at the McLennan hospital on April 3, 1962, the sixth child of Edouard Lavoie and Emerentienne (Mimi) Dubrule.…
Colleen (Kozie) Greer

Colleen Greer inspired by dedication of family. Colleen Greer of High Prairie has been inspired by the dedication of her family to help make her community a better place. As the eldest of five children of Stan and Verda Kozie,…
Dennis Barton

Came for two weeks – never left Dennis and Wendy Barton. Dennis Barton’s first impressions of Slave Lake were that it was muddy, cold, crowded and chaotic. That was on April 1, 1965 and it was no joke. He’d come…
Charlie Jackson

Back to the beginning: Charlie and Agnes Jackson. Charlie Jackson has so many stories about living and working around Slave Lake he could go on all day. In fact he warns you beforehand that’s what could happen. So does his…