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Sidewalk Labs details digital systems, says it won't sell data or use facial recognition
18 Nov 2019
A new Digital Innovation Appendix outlines all proposed digitally enabled systems for Waterfront Toronto, aiming to clarify the ‘how’ and ‘who’ for each service as well as the ‘what’ and ‘why’.
Advisory panel issues response to Sidewalks Labs' Quayside master plan
13 Sep 2019
Comments from Waterfront Toronto’s Digital Strategy Advisory Panel include “frustratingly abstract” and “unwieldy and repetitive”.
Sidewalk Labs launches advanced infrastructure partnership
03 Sep 2019
Sidewalk Labs and its parent company Alphabet are partnering with Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan to form a spin-out company focusing on next-generation infrastructure.
Sidewalk Labs publishes 1,500-page Toronto smart city plan: More questions than answers?
25 Jun 2019
Sidewalk Labs has put forward a detailed 1,500-page plan, but Waterfront Toronto has raised concerns in a number of areas.
Civil liberties association sues Canadian government over Sidewalk Labs' Toronto smart city
18 Apr 2019
The Canadian Civil Liberties Association is suing Waterfront Toronto and three levels of government, asking for the project "to be reset".
Canadian Civil Liberties Association threatens legal action over Sidewalk Toronto
08 Mar 2019
The association is calling on the national, provincial and local governments to put in place digital data governance policies after "adequate" public consultation
Sidewalk Labs shares latest Waterfront Toronto concepts
20 Feb 2019
Sidewalk Labs has released an update to the proposal for its new smart city development but the project continues to attract controversy.
Could public libraries be custodians of smart city data?
10 Jan 2019
The approach has been put forward as a solution to the ongoing debate about data governance at Toronto’s Waterfront Quayside project.
Smart urban food systems: What will the future taste like?
Cities could lead the charge in the sustainable food revolution.
11 Nov 2019
Removing the roadblocks to smart city ROI
08 Nov 2019
Successful shared mobility in cities and beyond
06 Nov 2019
Cities are becoming smarter, but how do we make them safer and more resilient?
08 Nov 2019
Smart cities: Where's the ROI?
30 Oct 2019
Podcast: The central role of cities in the sharing economy, with Chelsea Rustrum
23 Sep 2019
The open road: A smart city is an interoperable city
19 Nov 2019
Smart City Expo World Congress 2019
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