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Mohawk Council of Akwesasne - 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 Mohawk Council of Akwesasne's application to the Smart Cities Challenge.

Prize category: $5 million
Name of community: Mohawk council of Akwesasne 
Province: Ontario and Quebec
Population: 12,315
Indigenous community: Yes

Challenge statement 

Decrease the rate of new cases of diabetes per year in Akwesasne to the Canadian average (0.5%; 5.9/1,000) by improving community wellness using traditional approaches encompassing holistic Indigenous practices, improved access to community services and health diagnostics.

You can view the finalist's application video here

 

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