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affordable housing

at risk youth

public transit



Crisis Response

Building Community Resilience

The Community Solutions Network is committed to help communities across Canada develop resilience and appropriate response to crisis. We continuously monitor the Canadian landscape to bring to you the latest news, content and resources, including data and technology solutions to address the current crisis.

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An Open Smart City is where all sectors and residents collaborate in mobilizing data and technologies to develop their communities through fair, ethical, and transparent governance that balances economic development, social progress, and environmental responsibility.


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This Virtual Collision Day is in partnership with Le Camp.

The Network’s Virtual Collision Days are match-matching and capacity-building events that connect emerging technology companies with community leaders. Through these virtual regionally-focused events across the country, start-ups will get the valuable feedback so critical in the early development stages, while community leaders will have the chance to preview the technologies under development that may help serve the needs of their residents.

Through peer-to-peer knowledge exchange and access to key resources on topics related to the future of smart cities, participants will gain valuable tools and create the important connections to advance their community’s needs.

Focus areas include such topics as security, data, procurement, governance, resiliency, and public engagement, to be applied to the unique challenges identified in each region.

If you're a municipal or community leader interested in attending this virtual event, please email us here.

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More details to come soon. Date to be determined. 

Smart Cities Challenge

Gain access to all Smart Cities Challenge applications!

Dive deeper into the smart city projects that communities across Canada are implementing using data and connected technology approaches to advance service area priorities and improve the lives of their residents. Learn more about these innovative ideas and the Smart Cities Challenge here.