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Kelsey, The Pas & Opaskwayak Cree Nation - Final Proposal 2019

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 Rural Municiaplity of Kesley, Town of The Pas and Opaskwayak Cree Nation's grouped application to the Smart Cities Challenge.

Prize category: $10 million
Name of community: Rural Municipality of Kelsey 
Province: Manitoba
Population: 2,424
Indigenous community: No

Name of community: Town of The Pas
Province: Manitoba
Population: 5,369
Indigenous community: No

Name of community: Opaskwayak Cree Nation
Province: Manitoba
Population: 3,034
Indigenous community: Yes

Challenge statement

Our community will utilize LED Smart Farm technology to support local nutritious food growth and promote food security, create a smart phone distribution system and integrate wearable technology to achieve a 40% reduction in the number of imported vegetables and a 20% reduction in community diabetes rates by 2023.


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