City Leaders Say Ottawa Could Be Canada’s Beacon for “Smart Communities” | Ottawa TechWatch

Surveys reveal confidence in innovation and cooperation

Ottawa’s business and community leaders say Ottawa has all the attributes to be the country’s leading Smart Community and sustain its prosperity in a global economy based on innovation.

A Smart Community has been defined as collaborative, entrepreneurial an area of higher employment, effective education, satisfactory recreation and better health care while making more efficient use of infrastructure and resources.