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Special Offers for Residents

Special Offers for Slave Lake Residents from Businesses

ATB Financial announced today that it will support customers affected by the massive Slave Lake wildfire by deferring payments on their loans for a year.
The major new deferral program is available starting today to any ATB customer in Slave Lake whose home was destroyed or damaged in the fire, whose business was affected, or who lost their job as a result of the disaster

RBC Royal Bank announced today that effectively immediately RBC clients affected by the fire may defer their mortgage and personal loan payments for up to one year. Special accommodation may also be arranged for credit card payments through an RBC branch. Small business clients will also be afforded special accommodation through their account managers.

Servus will work with Slave Lake members to help meet their financial needs during this emergency. Servus has put in place a number of measures to help Slave Lake members, including deferred loan payments and overdraft extensions. Members are asked to call Servus at 1.877.606.6333 to discuss their individual situations

AMA - You can also reach us by calling our 24-hour claims service at 1-888-426-2444. Even if you haven’t, or you aren’t sure if you have, experienced property damage from the wildfire, we can help policyholders with relocation assistance and additional living expenses until you are able to return to your home. We encourage you to call us as soon as possible so we can make sure you have what you need to get you through this difficult time.

Olds RV is located south of Red Deer and would like to help. We would be willing to provide new and pre-owned travel trailers and fifth wheels at reduced rates to families that require them. Olds RV could also provide the financing needed and transport the RV from Olds, AB to the area’s needed.
Feel free to contact me directly
Ray Cavin
Sales Manager
Olds RV Inc

Phone Companies
TELUS began reaching out to displaced Slave Lake residents in the hours after fires burned through their community. In addition to the text to donate campaign, we:
  • Provided TELUS clients in Slave Lake free wireless calling anywhere in Canada, as well as a stoppage on billing and provision of free Future Friendly Home services until at least May 31
  • Shipped 750 long distance and 250 prepaid wireless calling cards to Slave Lake residents so they can stay in touch with family and friends
Just had a call from Joanne at Pearle Vision in Edson. If you've lost or left your glasses behind as you evacuated, you can receive a free pair from your nearest Pearle Vision location, including Edmonton and Edson. Way to go, Pearle Vision! Thank you!

Re-Building Homes - Services Offered
My Name is Daryl Kuemper and I own & operate a small company call Square One Design Ltd. in Calgary, Alberta. We provide Residential Design & Drafting services and would like to offer the families who lost their homes a significant discount on house plans for when they are ready to rebuild their homes. I have attached my price list for existing house plans from my archives. These plans would normally range from $2,000 and up, but we would like to offer them at an incredible flat fee of $500. As many of Slave Lake’s residents will want to turn this tragedy into an opportunity to build their dream home, The attached lists are only being offered to the residents of Slave Lake & Area who have sadly lost their homes.
 We at Square One Design truly hope that we can be a part of the rebuilding of Slave Lake. Please feel free to contact me for further details.
Daryl Kuemper
Square One Design Ltd.
Contact info:      Daryl Kuemper
                        Phone – 403 – 313 – 6783
                        Fax – 403 – 313 – 6795
                        Email -  daryl@squareonedesign.ca

My name is brad Millikan and I am willing to volunteer my skills as a plumber to those who need help rebuilding. I currently live in the Cochrane area . Please let me know if I can help .
Thank you,
Brad Millikan   darbmillikan@gmail.com