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Canada's utility pole infrastructure to be upgraded to smart city green poles
22 Oct 2020
As part of the urban infrastructure agreement between Nokia and Greener Acres Canada, smart city green poles will be produced from nearly 50,000 tons of e-waste collected annually in Ontario.
5G rolled out across Ontario cities and towns
01 Sep 2020
As well as putting in place the infrastructure for businesses and homes, Rogers Communications is supporting the University of Waterloo’s 5G Smart Campus in real-world testing of 5G applications.
It's the economy, stupid
21 Aug 2020
GDP figures around the world make grim reading and one of the few certainties of the pandemic is economic pain, leaving cities having the difficulty of cutting their cloth accordingly.
Toronto expands its Digital Main Street programme as part of Covid recovery plan
20 Aug 2020
It aims to help businesses in the city and across Ontario embrace technology in response to the pandemic with latest plans including a community collaboration and innovation programme.
Vancouver sets out its plan to create 50km of slow streets
26 May 2020
The Canadian city also plans to expedite the permitting process for outdoor patios and restaurants to give people the room they need to resume some of their normal activities.
Ontario enlists private sector to help battle Covid-19
02 Apr 2020
Fund will support development of essential medical supplies and equipment, including gowns, overalls, masks, face shields, testing equipment and ventilators.
City of Vancouver introduces performance dashboard
02 Mar 2020
VanDashboard measures performance against 65 key metrics in six categories including core service delivery, affordability and housing, climate change and economy and finances.
Vancouver engages public in connecting bridge project
22 Jan 2020
The Granville Bridge Connector aims to provide more travel options to and from downtown that don’t contribute to congestion or pollution.
Ottawa shares traffic data with Waze
18 Dec 2019
The Canadian city joins the likes of Toronto, Montreal, New York and San Francisco in the Waze for Cities data-sharing programme.
The Orbit high-tech development aims to reimagine rural living in Canada
11 Dec 2019
The town’s council wants to realise the best of both worlds: urban benefits within a rural community.
Using the fourth space to help cities cope with Covid-19
At SmartCitiesWorld’s inaugural advisory board meeting, Jeff Risom, chief innovation officer at Gehl Architects, explored how the public realm might be managed in the post-pandemic era.
26 Oct 2020
Think Tank: collaboration, as much as tech, will rebuild smart cities
23 Oct 2020
Q&A: Huawei's Hong-Eng Koh on the value of digital transformation
20 Oct 2020
Covid-19 will change cities but high rises are here to stay
24 Oct 2020
White Paper: 5G Application Scenarios
15 Sep 2020
Trend Report: Creating truly open cities
13 Aug 2020
VIRTUAL DEBATE: How will 5G assist a rapidly urbanising world?
04 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo North America 2020 - Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
09 Nov 2020
Plastic Free World Conference & Expo
24 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo Europe – RAI, Amsterdam
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