Parkland County developing Smart Cities Challenge

Monday, December 10, 2018

SPRUCE GROVE EXAMINER  Parkland County is hoping to plant its flag as one of Canada’s great innovators.

The County has been named as a finalist in the country-wide Smart Cities Challenge, and if successful will land a $10 million grant to put a project aimed at growing the local agriculture industry into action.

Category: Local, Regional

Braven-Seljax

“In Spruce Grove we have everything in the way of retail businesses, excellent schools and first-class sport facilities all right here.” 

Braven Blackwell, President, Seljax

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ACKT

“Locating in Spruce Grove is prime for us.  We need to be centrally located in the province to reach our customers and move our products.”  

Anthony Worbeck, Sales Director, ACKT Industries

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Thompson

“The feeling of home and family orientated culture has allowed us to retain our most valuable asset, our people.”

Neil Matheson, CFO, Thompson Construction Group

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Rik-Solare

“The City has the space we need—store frontage with lots of traffic and warehouse space.”

Rik Kaminsky, Co-Owner and CEO, Solaré Canada Inc.

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CC

“We chose Spruce Grove because it had the best real estate prices in the area compared to other industrial parks.”

Tim Martin, General Manager, Cross Country Infrastructure Services Canada Inc.

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AB-Precast

“Retaining long-term employees is key. It’s difficult to do, but we’ve done it in Spruce Grove.”

Jack Seguin, Owner, Alberta Precast Products

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