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.
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 - 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 - November 24, 2017 Author - Infrastructure Canada
Calling on the communities of Ontario to improve the lives of Canadians through innovation, data, and technology
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 - 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 24, 2017 Author - CBC News
The city of St. Albert is going green — both literally and esthetically — with three electric buses on routes in and around the city this week.
Date - March 28, 2017 Author - Gordon Kent, Edmonton Journal
University of Alberta researchers have taken the first steps toward a wireless world in which houses, cars and personal devices are powered simply through contact with the ground.
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 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 - November 25, 2016 Author - Emily Mertz, Global News
Infrared cameras fly over a city in the middle of the night, street by street, to gather heat maps of each home
Date - November 22, 2016
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.
Date - October 24, 2016 Author - City of 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
Date - October 19, 2016 Author - Elise Stolte, Edmonton Journal
Self-driving taxis and buses may be coming to Edmonton sooner than expected and are prompting even die-hard LRT enthusiasts to rethink their position.
Date - September 16, 2016 Author - City of Edmonton
ACTIVE-AURORA project now testing a variety of connected vehicle applications on roads in Edmonton, as part of the ACTIVE Test-Bed
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 - 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 - December, 2010 Author - Siemens
A study on the future of building technology shows that requirements are undergoing lasting changes.
September 19 – 21, 2018
The Municipal Innovators Conference is coming to Calgary, September 19-21, 2018.
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.
September 19, 2017
Showcase of the latest development and application of innovative research and sustainable solutions within Alberta's Heartland over one day.
June 28 – 28, 2017
Learn how to leverage the Internet of Things in order to make buildings more efficient, sustainable, productive, and future-ready.
June 20 – 21, 2017
Connected+ is Canada’s #1 IoT Conference & Expo returning June 20-21 alongside Big Data Toronto and AI Toronto at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
May 9, 2017
"Next Generation ITS - Are we ready?"
March 20 – 22, 2017
The MISA Prairies Annual Conference and Trade Show is the principle municipal information technology conference in the Prairies.
May 01 – 04, 2016
19th annual conference and exhibition of the Intelligent Transportation System Society of Canada, showcasing innovative systems and technologies from Alberta.
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