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

The City of Mississauga is excited to launch our first SMRTCTY Master Plan.

Mississauga’s SMRTCTY will focus on creating vibrant, inclusive communities with a high quality of life. Mississauga will serve as a model of government-led smart city urban development. People-centred, neighbourhood-focussed and forward-ready we will use technology to address urban opportunities and challenges in order to create a city where people choose to work, live and play.

The SMRTCTY Master Plan provides a framework for how the City of Mississauga will approach digital projects, engage with the public and look at digital transformation. This plan was developed with extensive input from the public, local organizations and industry. It will continue in this collaborative spirit with the launch of the SMRTCTY, which will provide ongoing initiatives, public engagement, and thought leadership around digital modernization and smart city technologies.

The outcomes we are looking to achieve are ambitious – to enable a sustainable and desirable city, where people feel empowered, safe, healthy and happy. At the core, Mississauga’s SMRTCTY initiatives are about creating A Smart City for Everybody. We believe that when everyone wins we all win.

Find out more about Smart City by downloading the complete Smart City Master Plan.

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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.

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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.