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Edmonton's new 'smart city' data network aims to arm citizens with the facts
A volunteer group of tech experts is creating a low-cost network of sensors in Edmonton that could level the playing field in favour of local citizens when it comes to gathering data.
Winners of the Smart Cities Challenge announced
Infrastructure Canada has awarded funding to four communities to help their bold ideas come to life.
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Waterloo region taps eleven-x for IoT water monitoring
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City of Markham continues its digital strategy with Your Voice Markham
The online engagement portal for citizens is a new avenue for the city to unveil project plans as well as for citizens to voice their opinions and ideas for projects, submitting opinions and ideas to be viewed publicly.
How Okotoks became a North American water conservation leader
Town leaders combined their long-standing commitment to sustainability and water conservation with a willingness to...
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St. Albert maps a digital future
The small Alberta city is moving forward on an ambitious plan for growth based on early adoption of new urban technologies.
A city is not a computer
This seems an obvious truth, but need to say it loud and clear. Urban intelligence is more than information processing.
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In New Brunswick, Open Data keeps the river on watch
A civic tech tool that forecasts river levels in New Brunswick has already warned thousands about potential floods in the province.
Resiliency from coast to coast to coast
From disaster response to food security, see the Smart Cities Challenge finalists proposing bold new solutions to help cities adapt and transform to meet new...
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Rural communities now have high-speed internet thanks to a collaborative effort
Buffering video streams and choppy Skype conversations could soon be a thing of the past for residents in several southwestern Manitoba communities.
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Low-tech solutions to smart city challenges: Addressing social isolation in our cities
Social isolation in our cities is a growing challenge - one that contributes to higher rates of mortality.
How will Ottawa build a successful digital government?
If the government of Canada is going to reimagine its service relationship with citizens, it has to make key changes to how the public service works.