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Learn more about our Smart City Master Plan

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Our Smart City projects improve services, foster open government, make data more accessible and enable research-based decisions.

Here’s how we’ve been using smart technologies to build a 21st century city:

  • Creating a Connected City

    Mississauga is home to the largest municipally owned fibre optic network in Canada. Over 800 kilometres of fibre connect over 290+ sites across the city.

  • Fostering Digital Inclusion

    Free wireless internet access in community facilitates and public spaces, with more locations under review.

  • Supporting Innovation & Ideation

    The City of Mississauga currently has over 100 data sets available on our Open Data Catalogue.

  • A Virtual City Campus

    Mississauga is the first Canadian city to make eduroam available to its student population, creating a virtual campus using the City’s free public Wi-Fi network.

  • Engaging Youth and Tech Community

    The City is dedicated to helping to engaging youth and building a strong tech community by supporting events like Tech and the City.

  • Mobile and Digital Transformation

    The City prides itself on our online service delivery such as tax self-service, license renewals and recreation program registration.

Upcoming Events

  • What is Smart City Data and Data Governance
    Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
    6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

    This session will help provide local, national and international context for data use in cities.

    Register Now!

    Can’t make it to the event? Provide your input online at yoursay.mississauga.ca/smart-city.

  • Smart City Data in Context
    Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
    6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

    This session will broaden your understanding of Smart Cities in a local, national and international context.

    Register Now!

    Can’t make it to the event? Provide your input online at yoursay.mississauga.ca/smart-city.

  • Co-create SMRTCTY Principles: Workshop
    Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
    6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

    Help co-create the city’s Smart City Principles in partnership with SMRTCTY Mississauga at this hands on workshop.

    Register Now!

    Can’t make it to the event? Provide your input online at yoursay.mississauga.ca/smart-city.

  • Break the Fake Workshop: What’s Real Online?
    Tuesday, February 11th, 2019
    4:00 PM (90 min)

    It can be tough to spot “fake news” just by looking at a headline. This interactive workshop will help you separate fact from fake, so you can check for the real news before sharing!

  • Data Proofing Our Kids Workshop: What We Need to Know
    Tuesday, February 11th, 2019
    7:00 PM (90 min)

    While the Internet provides opportunities for unlimited learning, privacy and safety are ongoing issues. Dr. Siobhan O’Flynn (University of Toronto Mississauga) will discuss how to keep children safe online as we work together for a better Internet.

    Register Now!

  • Smart City Playground: Engagement through experiencing the future of “smart” cities and having a discussion about our feelings and sentiments.
    Tuesday, February 11th, 2019

    Presented by Think Fresh Group.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Smart City?

The term “Smart City” was created to describe how cities around the world are using data, technology and innovation to transform and modernize their services. By working closely with community partners, businesses and industry, Smart Cities build vital connections to foster open government, make data more accessible, and enable research-based decisions.

The overall goal of Smart Cities is to create more liveable, workable and sustainable communities.

Who do I contact if I have a question about Smart City?

You can contact our Smart City team by email at smartcity@mississauga.ca.