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City of Corner Brook Application 2018

The Smart Cities Challenge is a pan-Canadian competition open to all municipalities, local or regional governments, and Indigenous communities (First Nations, Métis and Inuit). The Challenge empowers communities to adopt a smart cities approach to improve the lives of their residents through innovation, data and connected technology.

Download and review the City of Corner Brook's application to the Smart Cities Challenge.

Prize category: $5 million
Name of Community: Corner Brook
Province: Newfoundland
Population: 19,806
Indigenous Community: No

Challenge statement

Newfoundland has the highest unemployment rate in the country at nearly 2.5 times the national average. With over a 10% current unemployment rate in the City, we will reduce our rate to levels seen in other areas of Atlantic Canada.

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