Slave Lake

Canada Courthouses / Alberta / Slave Lake

Slave Lake is named for the First Nations people who resided in the region and who are Athabaskan people named “Slave” or “Slavey”.


Location:  Slave Lake is located in the north central part of the Province.

Judicial District:  Peace River Judicial District


Courthouse – Slave Lake


Location:  101 3 Street SW / 1A  Avenue SW

Built:  2013 – 2016

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Manasc Isaac of Edmonton

Contractor:  Chandos Construction Ltd. of Edmonton and PCL Construction


Description:  The building faces west and is a one story glass and concrete structure. The building is located in the centre of Slave Lake. The east front has a two story centre section with red coloured concrete and high glass walls. Decorative wood adorns the the exterior. The windows are narrow and vertical and the roof line is flat. The building is attached to the City Hall and is named as the Slave Lake Government Centre and Library. The building houses the Provincial Court.


Note:  The previous courthouse was destroyed in the Slave Lake fire of 2011


See:  Within the Peace River Judicial District is the Court of Queens Bench and Provincial Court at Peace River and Provincial Court Courthouses at Fairview, FalherFort VermilionHigh PrairieRed Earth Creek and Wabasca-Demarais.





Provincial Court Courthouse – Slave Lake
















Photos taken 2019