National Smart Cities Challenge Launched
The Smart Cities Challenge is a competition open to all municipalities, local or regional governments across Canada
2017 AUMA Smart Cities Session Highlights
Alliance presents Smart City advice to AUMA crowd of over 150 Alberta mayors, councillors, and senior administrators - Govt of Canada also joins to support message
Digital Transformation Best Practices
Best practices: Boston's Boston311 app, New York City's digital division; Estonia's digital ID program; Ontario's Independent Electricity System Operator's Save On Energy campaign; and Saint Johns' community data strategy
How Connectivity Supported St. Albert’s Smart City Success
The City of St. Albert has an ambitious Smart City Master Plan, and citywide broadband connectivity is the foundation that will propel the plan into reality.
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
Date - March 06, 2018 Author - High River Times
Businesses in town will have the opportunity to access services at speeds 100 times greater than what is currently offered
Date - November 29, 2017 Author - City of St. Albert
St. Albert to make it easier for the City and residents to monitor water consumption levels and provide more accurate and beneficial information
Date - June 22, 2017 Author - Doug Peeples, Smart Cities Council
Okotoks has used a water infrastructure modernization project to revamp the way it manages its supply, and now has one of the lowest per capita water consumption rates on the continent.
Date - June 06, 2017 Author - Metro News
Edmonton transit has picked a preferred operator to start work on a new fare system — meaning city bus riders are one step closer to electronic fare payment.
Date - May 03, 2017 Author - Victoria Paterson, St. Albert Gazette
An upgrade to St. Albert firetrucks is giving firefighters more information about an incident before they arrive on scene.
Date - March 18, 2017 Author - Doug Neuman, St. Albert Gazette
The City of St. Albert has begun the first of many pilot projects to look at what value wireless sensor networks could bring to the City and its residents
Date - March 10, 2017 Author - City of St. Albert
The City of St. Albert has launched a Smart City sensor pilot project, which is the first pilot within a larger review of wireless sensor networks and management platforms throughout 2017.
Date - March 07, 2017 Author - City of Edmonton
Edmonton is the first municipality in Canada and the United States to adopt the International Open Data Charter.
Date - March 03, 2017 Author - Lynda Neufeld, CBC News
The City of Edmonton is researching technology that provides information on available parking stalls in "real time."
Date - March 03, 2017 Author - Sharon Crowder, The Globe and Mail
St. Albert, a small Alberta city, is moving forward on an ambitious plan for growth based on early adoption of new urban technologies
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 - December 07, 2016 Author - Doug Neuman, St. Albert Gazette
St. Albert will start to become a smarter city in 2017 after council approved a Smart City implementation and policy plan.
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 - May 25, 2016 Author - Victoria Paterson, St. Albert Gazette
St. Albert’s smart city master plan released for final stakeholder consultation, with expected approval September 2016 and inclusion in future budget deliberations.
Date - April 23, 2016 Author - Victoria Paterson, St. Albert Gazette
You probably don’t know how smart your city already is. “You’re smarter than you think,” Maya Pungur-Buick, St. Albert’s general manager of corporate strategic services, told a crowd last week.
Date - March 04, 2016 Author - Business Wire
The City of St. Albert today announced that it has taken steps to become the first municipality in Canada to order long-range all-electric buses to deploy on city streets for public transit use.
Date - November 04, 2015 Author - City of St. Albert
Installation of St. Albert’s air quality monitoring station in Salisbury Park will begin on November 9th, 2015
Date - December 19, 2012 Author - CBC News
The Calgary Parking Authority launched a new iPhone app on Wednesday with added features beyond paying for parking.
Date - February, 2017 Author - University of Alberta
The Understanding Community Broadband: The Alberta Broadband Toolkit is intended to assist municipalities and community groups in Alberta in developing local broadband solutions.
Date - December, 2016 Author - University of Alberta and University of Calgary
The last 50 years of ICT have demonstrated that even though one cannot predict, you can prepare and be ready to exploit new technologies as they arrive
Date - December, 2016 Author - Smart Cities Council
Open data is about transparency, about giving citizens access to the data their tax dollars help create and it’s about innovation
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
Date - November, 2016 Author - Smart City Alliance
The City of St. Albert has approved an innovative and unique strategy which sets out a vision of how the community can grow as a Smart City
Date - May, 2016 Author - Drs Anshuman Khare and Terry Beckman, Athabasca University
Drs Anshuman Khare and Terry Beckman at Athabasca University have provided a summary of the results of the “Ideas to Implementation” collaboration session at the 2016 Smart City Symposium.
January 23, 2018
Webinar on the Canadian Smart Cities Challenge, geared towards applicants – municipalities, local or regional governments, or Indigenous communities.
November 23, 2017
Join experts from the Alberta Smart City Alliance at the 2017 AUMA Convention to discuss the importance of a Smart City approach for your community and hear practical stories and advice on how to move forward.
November 07 – 09, 2017
Cyber Summit 2017 will focus on the issues surrounding technology disparities and how they affect different regions, and different sectors.
November 7, 2017
On November 7th 2017, as part of the 2017 Cyber Summit, Smart Cities experts and practitioners from municipalities, universities and industry will meet to discuss key concepts and implementations.
October 29 – 02, 2017
The ITS World Congress brings together global leaders in intelligent and transformative transportation to showcase and evaluate the latest innovative concepts, active prototypes, and live systems.
September 21 – 22, 2017
Learn how to build collaborative eco-system that will provide for a sustainable journey to sustainable cities.
August 30, 2017
This interactive webinar will present findings thus far from the Open Smart Cities in Canada project.
June 28 – 28, 2017
Learn how to leverage the Internet of Things in order to make buildings more efficient, sustainable, productive, and future-ready.
March 23 – 24, 2017
Conference for addressing CleanTech as an imperative in local economic development.
March 20 – 22, 2017
The MISA Prairies Annual Conference and Trade Show is the principle municipal information technology conference in the Prairies.
November 08 – 09, 2016
The Intelligent Cities Summit Canada brings together municipal professionals from across Canadian cities
October 14 – 16, 2016
The inaugural Alberta Open Data Summit will be held October 14 & 15 at the Stanley A. Milner Library in downtown Edmonton.
October 13, 2016
A smarter government is one that is able to make use of all the information available to better understand and optimize its operations and limited resources.
September 30 – 01, 2016
Second Annual DMC Canada Data Analytics Business Intelligence Conference
May 01 – 04, 2016
19th annual conference and exhibition of the Intelligent Transportation System Society of Canada, showcasing innovative systems and technologies from Alberta.
November 06 – 20, 2015
Smart City Alliance European Mission
September 22, 2015
2015 AUMA Pre-Convention Session
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