Dentist excited to open a family practice in Slave Lake

There’s a new dentist in town and she thinks that Slave Lake is the perfect place to open a dental practice.
“In small towns, you can actually practice dentistry,” says Dr. Sahjpreet ‘Preet’ Kaur, owner of 6th Ave. Dental in Slave Lake. “I enjoy dentistry, so I want to give myself the time. I don’t want to work like a robot.”


Gymnastics collaborating on two summer camps

The Slave Lake Gymnastics Association is two years old, but this is the first year it is able to hold summer camps. It has two – a Nature Ninja Camp and an Arts and Gymnastics Camp. The first is in collaboration with the Boreal Centre for Bird Conservation. The second with the Lesser Slave Lake Regional Arts Council.


Pandemic hasn’t slowed growth of new marketing company

One wouldn’t think that a global pandemic is a good time to start a business, but so far it’s been a good idea for Truly Creative Marketing based out of Slave Lake.
Asked how things are going, company founder Chantelle Trudel says, “wonderful. Really well. In today’s economy everyone’s realizing that they need to be online. It’s been growing really well. In four months, the brand has grown immensely.


Alimo’s sitting on top of the (pizza) world

Alimo’s Pizzeria of Slave Lake has been named the 2020 Canadian Pizzeria of the Year. The big news broke on May 5, when Alimo’s posted on Facebook that Canadian Pizza magazine had chosen the Slave Lake business for that annual honour.
“Thank you”…..said Alimo’s in the post, for selecting “our little pizzeria as the standard bearer for the entire nation.”


First virtual Native Friendship Centre youth event a success

“The online, interactive Knowledge And Art Workshop went fantastic,” says organizer Neika Courtorielle, in a news release. “Especially for it only being the first, to hopefully many more virtual youth events. With COVID causing so many rifts in so many communities I decided it would be a fantastic idea to find a way to get the youth involved somehow.”


Kids soccer season going ahead

“It’s not going to look like our previous seasons,” says TinaMarie Ritter, with Slave Lake Minor Soccer Association.
The season doesn’t start until May 17, so the restrictions may change, but the association decided to plan the season based on the current restrictions for outdoor recreation.