The Smart Cities Challenge is a federal government initiative to encourage innovation. The 2017 federal budget announced $300-million for the challenge, which Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities annual conference in June.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, picture in this file photo at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa. The Hill Times file photograph
Canadian communities are lining up to compete for millions in lucrative funding as part of a new government-organized competition designed to foster greater innovation in urban centres.
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