The Municipal District (M.D.) of Sturgeon No. 90 consists of the former Statute Labor District No. 230 (1898) and Statute Labor District No. 45 (and Fire District) formed in 1896. The area was settled long before as it is situated on Treaty 6 territory, the traditional lands of the Michel Band located in what is now known as the area of Villeneuve. Villeneuve served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories from 1892 to 1902. Statute Labor and Fire District No. 45 consisted of the area north of the city of Edmonton, such as St. Albert, Namao, Lamoureux, Morinville, Villeneuve, Riviere Qui Barre, Calahoo, Alcomdale, Mearns and part of Legal.