The Government of Canada is running a Smart Cities Challenge, with millions of dollars in prizes. Learn how GIS helps build smart cities in this article by Alex Miller, president, Esri Canada, published in ReNew Canada magazine.
Smart Cities Challenge deadline looms; you have questions, we have answers
Gerard Peets of Infrastructure Canada answers some of the most frequently asked questions from municipaliti...
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