March 1, 2019

Smart Cities Challenge (Competition One): City of Airdrie Final Proposal

City of Airdrie

The Smart Cities Challenge is a pan-Canadian competition open to all municipalities, local or regional governments, and Indigenous communities (First Nations, Métis and Inuit). The Challenge empowers communities to adopt a smart cities approach to improve the lives of their residents through innovation, data and connected technology.

Prize category: $10 million
Name of community: City of Airdrie
Province: Alberta
Population: 72,874

Challenge statement

Become Canada’s healthiest community, by engaging and securing the participation of all in the
community to create a community healthy culture that improves social, economic, physical and
health care environments and individual characteristics and behaviours, so that healthy life
expectancy is increased by 3+ years over 5 years.

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