Ayurnamat

Normally, the plan for this column is to share observations and insights from the perspective of a former public sector executive. But this time I will share a personal story, as the North is a pervasive part of my family legacy and, I hope, of all Canadians. It is worth telling if only to give...

Smart City strategies

Federal efforts to increase the use of data to inform and improve services may soon cross paths with parallel efforts at the municipal level. Smart City strategies have been gaining momentum worldwide. A Smart City uses information and communication technology to manage a city’s assets, such as public transportation or power systems. Using sensors and...