Utilizing Local Expertise

Access to skilled labour has bumped to the top of the list of factors site-selectors seek.


As part of the Edmonton region, Spruce Grove a short commuting distance for more than 300,000 residents. Thus, it has become a destination for skilled workers in a variety of fields.  With regional commuter transit, employers are better able to access the talent they need.

The Spruce Grove campus of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology offers the advanced crane and hoisting equipment operator program.

World-class education in nearby Edmonton are growing the region’s skilled talent pool.  The University of Alberta is one of the top artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) research universities in the world.  It is home to DeepMind, a leading AI research company.

The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) is one of the largest polytechnic institutions in Canada.  It offers programs that meet demands of Alberta’s industries.

MacEwan University, Concordia University College, and Norquest College are other Edmonton based  post-secondary institutions offering a wealth of skill development opportunities.

Learn about the labour force in Spruce Grove & Region.

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