April 4, 2022
Open Smart Communities in Practice
By Open North
How communities across Canada advance their goals and overcome challenges using data and technology
This report documents the progress of several ‘smart city’ initiatives currently underway in communities across Canada. It will be particularly useful for local government staff who work within municipal, regional, and other local government structures on initiatives featuring smart or digital components. The report provides a glimpse into the institutional changes that local governments are experiencing and how these align with the ideals of “Open Smart Cities.”
The report is structured around three common problem areas within the smart and digital space that were identified by working with communities across Canada via the Community Solutions Network. The report centres on cha...