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Smart Cities Challenge

What is a Smart City?

A Smart City strives to leverage technology as a way to improve the quality of life for its residents resulting in potential social/cultural, economic, and environmental benefits.


Smart Cities Challenge

Seyem’ Qwantlen Business Group and Township of Langley are working to submit a joint application for the Infrastructure Canada Smart Cities Challenge , a nationwide competition encouraging cities to share their best ideas to improve the lives of their residents through innovation, data and connected technology. Continue Reading…

Press Release: New Digital Billboards to Arrive in Early Spring




New Digital Billboards to Arrive in Early Spring

Seyem’ Qwantlen Business Group to install new state of the art digital billboards along Highway 7.


February 23, 2017 (Fort Langley, BC)


Seyem’ Qwantlen Business Group (SQBG), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Kwantlen First Nation, has commenced work on the installation of two digital billboard systems situated within the borders of Maple Ridge. One will be located on Kwantlen’s IR5 site, just east of Albion neighbourhood, with the second being installed on IR3 site adjacent to Silvermere Lake, east of Whonnock neighbourhood. Both billboards will be visible to eastbound and westbound traffic on Highway 7.


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2016 Winners of the Community Owned Business of the Year Award

For Immediate Release: September 9, 2016

2016 BC Aboriginal Business Awardees Announced

VANCOUVER – The awardees of eighth annual BC Aboriginal Business Awards were announced today by
Premier Christy Clark and Keith Mitchell, Chair of the BC Achievement Foundation, the presenting
organization of the awards. Continue Reading…

Press Release – Lelem Express

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lelem’ is expanding!

New express café to be unveiled June 22nd, 2016 in the Richmond Cultural Centre.

Richmond, BC – Seyem’ Qwantlen Business Group, parent company of Fort Langley’s successful lelem’ Arts & Cultural Café, is excited to announce the opening of lelem’ Express at the Richmond Cultural Centre.

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Press Release – The Tireless Runner / QuestUpon


Technology Innovation Merges with First Nations History in a Historic Launch Event

Interactive First Nations storytelling in the real world, using mobile augmented reality, virtual reality, and more.

NEW WESTMINSTER, BC – Seyem’ Qwantlen Business Group of the Kwantlen First Nation, and award-winning augmented reality tech company, QuestUpon, held an event on April 15th, 2016, to launch the very first interactive First Nations storytelling quest, titled “The Tireless Runner”.

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