On May 14th 2019, the city of Montréal was awarded the top, $50 million prize in Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge competition. Driven by the Urban Innovation Lab, this victory represents more than 18 months of work carried out in conjunction with numerous internal and external partners.
Over the coming years, this $50 million prize will fund the implementation of the award-winning project presented by the city of Montréal as part of the Smart Cities Challenge. The project aims to improve mobility and access to healthy and affordable food in Montréal’s neighbourhoods, thus contributing in an important way to the transformation of Montréal into a smart city.
About Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge
Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge is a pan-Canadian competition open to all municipalities, local or regional governments, and Indigenous communities.
The Challenge empowers communities to adopt a smart cities approach to improve the lives of their residents through innovation, data and connected technology.