Unlocking Alberta’s Innovation Potential
Monthly "Bits and Bytes" Updates
Alliance members receive quick monthly "Bits and Bytes" publications featuring updates, provincial news, member projects and collaborations, and more
2016 AB Research and Innovation Advisory Council Meeting
On November 2, 2016, Smart City Alliance Board representatives met with the Alberta Research and Innovation Advisory Council (ARIAC).
The Merit of an ICT Industry Strategy for Alberta
Productivity improvements in ICT over the past decade have unleashed new innovative features for economic sustainability
The Smart City - Tips for Talking About Smart Cities
There has been growing interest in the smart city concept in recent years, and almost every major company involved in ICT has some type of smart city plan
Principles for Reforming Public Services with Data
Data analytics is no cure-all; it cannot address every issue. So how do you work out where it has something to contribute?
City of Calgary Innovation Lab Ignites Ideas
The City of Calgary sparks innovative thinking within local government!
‘MyHEAT’ Provides Infrared Maps Where Home Heat Escapes
November 25, 2016 — Subjects: Alberta, Analytics, Applications, Best Practices, Buildings, Canada, Infrastructure, St. Albert, Sustainability
Infrared cameras fly over a city in the middle of the night, street by street, to gather heat maps of each home..
Edmonton Considers Electric Vehicle Charging Station Pilot
November 22, 2016 — Subjects: Alberta, Best Practices, Canada, Edmonton, Infrastructure, Innovation, Mobility, Sustainability, Transportation, Urban Planning
Electric charging stations, part of a pilot project called Plug 'n Go Edmonton, would power the city's electric fleet and could also be used by citizens who drive electric vehicles...
Government Announces "Smart Cities Challenge"
November 02, 2016 — Subjects: Canada, Engagement, Funding, Implementation
To accelerate the planning and adoption of innovative urban infrastructure, the government proposes to launch a Smart Cities Challenge in 2017...
St. Albert Streetlights Being Converted to LED Technology
October 24, 2016 — Subjects: Alberta, Applications, Best Practices, Canada, Infrastructure, St. Albert
In St. Albert, more than 5,800 or 95 per cent of their existing High Pressure Sodium (HPS) streetlights will be converted to LED technology beginning October, 2016..