Smart Cities Challenge Finalist: Saint Mary’s First Nation / Fredericton, NB
Credits: Infrastructure Canada – English
Published on Feb 13, 2019
The Saint Mary’s First Nation and City of Fredericton, New Brunswick are a $10 million prize category finalist in the Government of Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge.
Their 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.
Finalist profile: http://infc.gc.ca/0ecc
The Smart Cities Challenge is a competition that calls on Canadian communities to explore how data and connected tech can achieve meaningful outcomes for residents. On June 1, 2018, 20 finalists were announced to go on to the next step of the Challenge. The final proposals are due on March 5, 2019, and the winners of the Challenge will be announced in spring 2019.