March 1, 2019

Smart Cities Challenge (Competition One): Fredericton and Saint Mary’s First Nation Final Proposal

City of Fredericton and St. Mary's First Nation

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 Fredericton
Province: New Brunswick
Population: 58,220

Name of community: Saint Mary’s First Nation
Province: New Brunswick
Population: 1850
Indigenous community: Yes

Challenge statement

My city does not recognize me or connect me to what matters most; Fredericton will collaborate with First Nations to create an accessible, welcoming, supportive city for youth, newcomers, and an aging population, empowering everyone with a Personalized Inclusion Plan that connects people to create an exceptional quality of life.

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