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Sault Ste Marie advances community-wide smart grid project
12 May 2021
The grid claims to be a first for Canada and, as well as reliability improvements and better data reporting, it will deliver direct GHG emissions reductions of 2,804 tonnes CO2 annually.
Ontario government supports next-generation autonomous truck project
12 Mar 2021
Toronto-based start-up NuPort Robotics and Canadian Tire Company have announced a partnership with the government to invest $3m to test what claims to be first-of-a-kind automated truck technology.
Toronto approves plan to create more resilient and safer transport system
30 Nov 2020
Plan proposes five key measures including smart traffic signals and intelligent intersections to make the city’s transportation system more resilient in response to the effects of Covid-19.
City Possible expands network and ‘reimagines’ its digital marketplace
11 Nov 2020
London, Los Angeles, New York City and Hamilton are the latest cities to join Mastercard’s co-creation framework that aims to help build more inclusive and sustainable communities.
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.
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.
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.
ICF names 2020's top 7 intelligent communities
20 Feb 2020
Cities from the US, Canada, Australia and Estonia make the 18th annual list by the Intelligent Community Forum. The 2020 winner will be announced in June.
Canadian city launches on-demand transit service with Via
29 Aug 2019
Riders in Sault Ste Marie can use the Via app to hail a shuttle directly from their smartphone and advanced algorithms enable multiple riders to seamlessly share the vehicle.
Canadian city launches rapid transit system
26 Jun 2019
Waterloo Region’s 16km light rail system is core to its master plan for sustainable mobility and to help create one urban area from three cities in Ontario.
Canada announces its Smart Cities Challenge winners
15 May 2019
Four cities have been chosen from 20 finalists, which spent the last year working with residents and partners to turn their smart ideas into practical plans.
07 May 2021
Cities look to climate-friendly greenbacks to fund smart projects
With technology set to play a key part in the global recovery from the pandemic, we explore evolving funding methods that are helping cash-strapped cities get smart.
Think Tank: Building Circular Cities
The road ahead for machine learning
Rebuilding green: Analysing the Biden infrastructure plan
OnDemand Webinar: Kyoto: the Japanese start-up community powering the future of smart cities
eBook: Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World
Watch: Cloudera and IBM Storage discuss how cities can unlock the true value of their data
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