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Canada needs a flexible federal smart city strategy, committee hears

telecom | 02/16/2017 9:29 pm EST

Canada is years behind other jurisdictions when it comes to government attention on the development of smart cities, Bill Hutchison, president of the i-Canada Alliance, an organization focused on the development of intelligent communities, told a Parliamentary committee Thursday. “At the federal level, our government is becoming interested in smart cities five years after the U.K. … and four years after the U.S. national government,” he said during his appearance at the...