Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge: Catching Up with the Winners
Lessons learned on building the cities of tomorrow from the four winning teams of Canada's Smart Cities Challenge.
January 15, 2021
March 1, 2019
City of Côte Saint-Luc
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 Côte Saint-Luc
In the face of a rapidly aging population, the City of Côte Saint-Luc will implement a connected framework, leveraging smart devices and related technologies that will empower seniors to:
1. live more safely and independently in their homes;
2. be better connected to their communities and city services;
3. be more socially engaged.
Improving the overall well-being and quality of life for older adults and reducing stress on families and caregivers, the healthcare system, and long-term care facilities.