Edmonton ranked best work city for youth in Canada

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

THE STAR  A new ranking has placed Edmonton as the No. 1 city in Canada for youth to work in, beating out Vancouver and Toronto, the country’s busiest hubs, as well as Calgary.  The Urban Work Index, put together by RBC Future Launch and YouthfulCities, an initiative that aims to spark a conversation about the welfare of youth in the country, surveyed 21 cities in Canada on metrics such as education, employment opportunities, entrepreneurship and affordability. The results placed Edmonton as the best work city for youth aged 15 to 29, with Montreal slightly behind in second place, and Ottawa in third.  Read more.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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