Lakeland Physiotherapy – Open for Business

Lakeland Physiotherapy – Open for Business

Ankita Verma has gone a long way to find the right fit. In Lac La Biche, she has found just that. After graduating from Rajiv Gandhi University in India with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2009, she worked as a physiotherapist for 3.5 years.  In 2014, Ankita and her husband moved to Fort St. John, […]

Screenshot Bucks the Trend

Screenshot Bucks the Trend

We’ve heard a lot about the struggles of small businesses in northeast Alberta during the past year, so it’s pretty refreshing when we get a chance to celebrate an enterprise that has been doing quite well. Screenshot Computers and Supplies, a homegrown Lac La Biche small business, is doing just that. Talk is Cheap… and […]

Pelican Pawn – Something to Talk About

Pelican Pawn – Something to Talk About

If you’ve watched Pawn Stars on the History Channel, you might think you have a good idea about how a pawn shop operates, but then again, maybe you don’t. Always Changing Michael McArthur, owner of Pelican Pawn, Lac La Biche’s newest venture into the pawnshop business, may have a surprise for you. His shop, located […]

According to Gene… Buy Local or Bye Local

According to Gene… Buy Local or Bye Local

Readers of The Pelican may have figured out that we feature local businesses and topics and highlight successes and solutions, so the return to Phase 1 COVID restrictions is a severe blow. Is there any lemonade here for business owners or customers? Can local businesses possibly weather this? This is my challenge for this month’s […]

LEE’S BURGER BARON BUILDS BRAND AND BUSINESS

LEE’S BURGER BARON BUILDS BRAND AND BUSINESS

Lee Thom, co-owner of Lee’s Burger Baron on Main Street doesn’t pretend to be a business expert, but he knows a thing or two about making connections with the community and customer appreciation. March 6th was the one-year anniversary of restaurant ownership for Lee and his wife and business partner Lisa. They’ve learned a lot […]