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Mississauga Proceeds with Smart Cities Master Plan
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Mississauga Proceeds with Smart Cities Master Plan

Jun 01, 2018 Today, the Government of Canada announced its shortlist of communities which have been selected in the Smart Cities Challenge. Although Mississauga was not selected, the City intends to move forward with its Smart Cities Master Plan. “Mississauga will continue to invest in innovation and new ways to use data and technology as we...

Mississauga Smart Cities Challenge Submission
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Mississauga Smart Cities Challenge Submission

Applicant Information Q1 Community (City of Mississauga) Name of community City of Mississauga Province or Territory Ontario Population based on 721599 Indigenous community No Q2 $50 million (all population sizes) Problem Definition Q3 – Challenge Statement We envision a future where Mississauga has solved for Social and Economic Resilience; where everyone has equal opportunity and...

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...

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”

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. eduroam offers students...

City Celebrates Open Data Day with Additional Data Sets
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City Celebrates Open Data Day with Additional Data Sets

Today, the City of Mississauga released 26 additional open data sets to celebrate International Open Data Day on March 4. “Open Data Day is an opportunity to celebrate and reaffirm the City’s commitment to Open Data,” said Shawn Slack, Director of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer. “As one of the first municipalities to adopt Open Data...