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Mississauga Moves Forward with Smart Cities Challenge
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Mississauga Moves Forward with Smart Cities Challenge

April 4, 2018 Today at General Committee, Director of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Shawn Slack presented highlights of the City of Mississauga’s draft submission for the federal government’s Smart Cities Challenge. “The City of Mississauga’s Smart Cities Challenge submission furthers our plans to create a connected and engaged city,” said Mayor Bonnie Crombie....

City Celebrates Open Data Day 2018
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City Celebrates Open Data Day 2018

The City of Mississauga is celebrating International Open Data Day on March 3 with the addition of new data in the Open Data Catalogue. The new sets of data include a list of all City-owned trees planted in Mississauga and a list of website analytics from mississauga.ca. With the City-owned tree inventory data, the public can access information such...

Share Your Big Ideas for the City’s Smart City Plan
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Share Your Big Ideas for the City’s Smart City Plan

Share Your Big Ideas for the City’s Smart City Plan Jan 30, 2018 The City of Mississauga wants residents and businesses to share their big ideas on how technology, data and innovation could make Mississauga even better. The City is hosting public engagement sessions and an online engagement site to generate ideas for a Smart City Master Plan and...

Mississauga Entering Nationwide Smart Cities Challenge
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Mississauga Entering Nationwide Smart Cities Challenge

The City of Mississauga will be participating in the Government of Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge. Officially announced at the end of November, the Smart Cities Challenge encourages communities to adopt a smart cities approach to improve the lives of their residents through innovation, data and connected technology. The Challenge is a cross-Canadian initiative open to...

Tech and the City Innovation Hack Teams Create Innovative Ideas
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Tech and the City Innovation Hack Teams Create Innovative Ideas

Today, teams of tech-minded individuals were on hand for the second annual hack day event Tech and the City. The event was co-hosted by the City of Mississauga in partnership with ICUBE UTM, Sheridan College, RIC Centre, SOTI Inc. and ESRI Canada. This year’s theme was ‘Building a Connected and Engaged City’ which underlines the...

Mississauga is the First Canadian City to Launch “Virtual Campus”
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Mississauga is the First Canadian City to Launch “Virtual Campus”

Apr 05, 2017 Today, at General Committee, City staff introduced a new “virtual campus” service that, starting on May 1, will enable post-secondary students to access school resources anywhere in the world from Mississauga. The City, in partnership with University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM), is launching eduroam (education roaming) – a secure, worldwide roaming service....

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