As to why the company was interested in this specific location, financial controller Vicki MacPherson explained that the area is zoned for industrial purposes and that the Tri Group was attracted by the recent activity taking place in the region, which includes the sale of the Nisbet campground in Prairie. North site.
“It looks like a good opportunity for us. The building is exactly what we need for expanding businesses,” she said.
One such company is Great Slave Helicopters, headquartered in Yellowknife; but when it comes to the company as a whole, MacPherson explained that they don’t really have a home base yet and are kind of scattered.
“The finance office is growing rapidly and we’ve expanded as much as we can into that space,” she said, referring to their current office at Carlton Court Plaza in Prince Albert.
And when it comes to hiring, Macpherson acknowledged there could very well be plenty of opportunities locally as the company grows.
Council for the Rural Municipality of Buckland plans to discuss the discretionary use application at a special council meeting on November 26 at 1:30 pm The meeting is open to the public. Warden Don Fyrk said paNOW the whole board is in favor of the candidacy and welcomes the company with open arms.
“I hope we can benefit each other,” he said.
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