Smart Cities Challenge

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The City of Fredericton and St. Mary’s First Nation have submitted their final proposal for the Government of Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge, competing nationally for one of the two $10 million prizes to use data and technology to improve quality of life for residents. During the finalist phase, with the help of a $250,000 grant from Infrastructure Canada, we developed our final proposal and tested, prototyped and piloted several of the ideas and concepts within it.

Download the full proposal

Download the full proposal (PDF)

Our Vision

Fredericton & St. Mary’s First Nation are collaborating to create an accessible, welcoming, supportive community, starting with youth, newcomers, older adults, and persons with mobility-related disabilities; recognizing what is important to individuals and connecting them to what matters most, empowering residents with personalized digital tools, data & technology that enable them to create an exceptional quality of life.

Fredericton & St. Mary’s First Nation

Highlights of Work during the Finalist Phase

More about the Challenge and Team

Our original application to become a finalist (submitted on April 24, 2018):