National Smart Cities Challenge Launched
The Smart Cities Challenge is a competition open to all municipalities, local or regional governments across Canada
Alliance Supports National Smart Cities Challenge
Under a new Impact Canada Fund, a Smart Cities Challenge will be launched with $300 million over 11 years.
2017 Presentation to House of Commons' Standing Committee
On February 16, 2017, two Alberta Smart City Alliance (Alliance) officials offered their perspective on Smart City challenges and opportunities before the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure, and Comm
How the Internet of Everything Cuts the Cost of Smart Cities
Besides bricks and mortar, hundreds of cities worldwide are going to need massive amounts of IT infrastructure. Is it affordable?
Smart Cities Council Posts City Resources
The Smart Cities Council offers civic leaders tremendous resources to support their smart journey. You'll also find important financing guides, open data guides, and readiness guides for your review.
City of Edmonton and IBM's Smarter Cities Challenge
IBM named Edmonton as the first Canadian city, and one of just 24 worldwide, to receive an IBM Smarter Cities Challenge award; validating that Edmonton is among the smartest cities when it comes to the innovative use of information technology.
Date - April 27, 2018 Author - Infrastructure Canada
Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced the names of the jury members who will advise on the selection of finalists and winners of the Smart Cities Challenge.
Date - October 02, 2017 Author - Hill Times
Canadian communities are lining up to compete for millions in lucrative funding as part of a new government-organized competition designed to foster greater innovation in urban centres.
Date - February 16, 2017 Author - City of St. Albert
On February 16, 2017, two Alliance officials offered their perspective on Smart City challenges and opportunities before the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure, and Communities.
Date - November 02, 2016 Author - Smart City Alliance
To accelerate the planning and adoption of innovative urban infrastructure, the government proposes to launch a Smart Cities Challenge in 2017.
Date - October, 2017 Author - Joshua New, Daniel Castro and Matt Beckwith
Cities around the world are undergoing two important transformations. First, they are growing. For the first time in history, a majority of the world’s population lives in urban areas.
Date - December, 2016 Author - Smart Cities Council
The Smart Cities Readiness Guide® is the first collaborative and comprehensive framework for a smart city, against which cities can assess their readiness to innovate
January 23, 2018
Webinar on the Canadian Smart Cities Challenge, geared towards applicants – municipalities, local or regional governments, or Indigenous communities.
November 30, 2017
Rural Innovation Forums are carefully curated for to create important relationships across sectors; learn about innovative and sustainable solutions, and to identify value-added projects, partnerships and opportunities
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