Let’s Talk Jiu-Jitsu with Jonelle

This week, we have the pleasure of getting to know our copywriter Jonelle Larouche. She’s vibrant, friendly and creative, but little did we know she’s also a Jiu-Jitsu fanatic. Yes! We’re talking martial arts, combat fighting and self-defence. Talk about one tough lady. For those who don’t know, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art focused…

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Work-Life Balance: What it Means to Marco

Work-life balance is not just a buzzword. It’s not a myth either. Our very own Marc-André—call him Marco—doesn’t just manage multiple departments at the Laura Canada head office, he’s first and foremost a father of three. With the task of managing more than one department, Marco has found a way to balance a heavy workload…

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Team Building Yoga Sessions

Over the soothing sounds of instrumental music and the calming smell of lavender essential oils, our web copywriter Jonelle Larouche reminds the e-commerce team at Laura Canada to focus on their own yoga mat—not the tasks waiting beyond the walls of the conference room. Since April, the team has taken up yoga. For one hour…

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Melanie Lyne Opens New Concept Store in Halifax

August 30, 2018, Halifax Shopping Centre. Laura Canada celebrates the grand opening of a new Melanie Lyne location. What’s so special about this new location? The store combines a modern design & digital technology for an elevated shopping experience. At a glance this store may seem like any other Melanie Lyne location, offering a contemporary…

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Let’s talk photography with Natalia

Natalia is not just an analyst passionate about numbers, she also has a creative side and loves art, more specifically photography—a passion she discovered at an early age. Can you walk us through your career path? I started my career in Russia after completing a bachelor’s degree in marketing and linguistics. My job search led…

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Stampede Style Tips on Global News Calgary

As one of Alberta’s most influential women in the fashion industry, Ania Basak knows the ins and outs of dressing for every occasion—even for the greatest outdoor show on earth. Yee-haw it’s the Calgary Stampede! Leading up to the event the founder and president of Fashion Calgary shared her style tips with Global News Morning…

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All Eyes On: Nick

Meet Nick, operations and marketing guru, appreciator of Kanye West and longtime employee of Laura Canada. Nick plays a vital role in optimizing Laura’s business process, always astounding us with his ability to shape & adapt strategy in the not-so-easy retail environment. What’s the title of your position? I’m the lead analyst in marketing and…

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All Eyes On: Linda

Linda has worked with Laura Canada for over 20 years, continuing to wow us with her ability to translate our clothing collections into functional art. Growing from humble beginnings as a store manager to arranging the floor plan for all Laura Canada stores, Linda really has quite the story to tell. What does a visual…

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Cannes

Laura & Melanie Lyne at Cannes Film Festival

It’s not the first time Catherine Beauchamp, Montreal radio host, makes an appearance at the Cannes Film Festival in France. But unlike her previous visits to Promenade de la Croisette, this time she was draped from head-to-toe in Laura & Melanie Lyne styles while she interviewed celebrities on the red carpet. Watch the video to see…

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Royal Wedding: Laura & Melanie Lyne at CTV Calgary

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle married on May 19, 2018 at Windsor Castle, making them the 16th royal couple to celebrate their nuptials at that very location. They exchanged vows in front of 600 guests & 47 million viewers worldwide watching from the comfort of their living rooms. For many, this wedding was a symbol…

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