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City of Port Alberni 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 Port Alberni's application to the Smart Cities Challenge.

Prize category: $10 million
Name of community: City of Port Alberni
Province: British Columbia
Population: 17678
Indigenous community: No

Challenge statement

Become a Truly Resourceful Community With advanced technology, traditional wisdom, and a new consciousness, within five years we will become Canada’s first true zero waste community and fully utilize the natural resources in our coastal area, thus also beginning to heal the separation between ourselves and the planet.


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