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Smart City Strategies for the Opioid Crisis

As members of a caring inclusive community Calgarians will strengthen their role as friends and good Samaritans to achieve a 50% reduction in overdose fatalities within the next 5 years through enhanced prevention and emergency response.

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4.83
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Liveability & Safety through Smart Connected Infrastructure

Intelligent Interconnected Infrastructure offers greater security and liveability during daily life or critical incidents like flooding, fire or intruder attacks. On-off automation, operations and monitoring systems control efficiency of water, electrical, gas, transportation and telecommunications so only limited city segments cease operations and needed resources are diverting elsewhere.

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4.36
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Calgary Smart Mobile App that is easily customized and adapts.

Custom multilevel platform app with social Learning Management System, Facial recognition coupled with Visitor Management System plus Automation with the goals of ease of use by all city employees, accessibility to Calgary residents, and visitors to Calgary be they leisure or business. With feedback from the community, we can create and deliver customized & relevant functions, that promote a closer community and step... more »
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4.25
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The Network of Networks

When citizens need help from any number of public safety organizations, they can call 911. But when public safety organizations need help from citizens who can they call?

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4.22
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Open Communication within Homelessness Sector

Accessing the right services, at the right time, is necessary to end homelessness. Sharing basic client information among the homeless serving agencies in Calgary will allow us to better serve the most vulnerable of individuals, stop clients from having to retell their story and prevent delays in service.

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3.72
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Become Canadian leaders in dementia care

Create dementia villages with services, amenities and environments that provide an alternative to hospitalization or institutionalization and provides full scope of support and care for all vulnerable dementia patients and their families. Nobody should suffer from dementia without the benefit of a caring community. Calgary can become a leader in giving people with dementia the dignity they deserve.

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3.72
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Understanding Air Quality

Imagine if every digital sign in the city was eager to share the current air quality. What if drivers could see the immediate impact there actions are having on the environment around them? I believe if we educated our citizens on how air quality fluctuates through our the day, like at drop off time at an elementary school people might change their behaviour.

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3.67
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Big Data to Impact Decision Making in City Planning

Calgary will use emerging technology to making additions or corrections to existing planning schemes or create new planning systems. Moving forward the City will use data to create unbiased, efficient solutions with lower operating costs, resulting in a more complete response to needs identified by Calgarians.

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3.63
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Calgary Smart Rainwater Capture and Distribution

Challenge Statement: "How will Calgary be able to plan for water demand in the future, and how can the citizen contribute with water conservation, while saving money at the same time?"

On average Calgary gets 317 mm of precipitation a year, most of it is absorbed by the ground or becomes runoff. Although not a new idea, capturing this water domestically and commercially would offset cost for the user and the City’s water... more »
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3.50
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Promote Community Engagement - explorcity

How many of you can't find something to do on the weekend? Or how many of you find out too late about an exciting event that you missed? It happens more often than you think.

Those who do put in the effort in trying to find fun things to do with their family and friends usually end up doing a "quick" Google search and end up with tons of results. Although the results are helpful and give you a good idea about what is... more »
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3.47
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Citizen Polling

Develop a polling system, using blockchain technology, to actively poll citizens on hot topics. This idea could be integrated into council meetings and would be split up by ward, giving greater refinement of requirements to communities. By using blockchain technology the votes would be anonymous and transparent, open to all for data analytics.

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3.40
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Street Parking

No matter the season, street parking can be a major pain, particularly to those who live in apartments or houses on those streets. In February alone, we had two snow route parking bans that resulted in nearly 5,000 parking tickets being issued. The only reason I knew about the ban is that I happened to be listening to the radio. Street parking can also be an issue in the spring when the city is doing street cleaning.... more »
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3.33
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BUILDING A HEALTHIER FUTURE OF OPPORTUNITIES

Every year the dream of hundreds of kids get frustrated by not having a chance to follow their passion and become a doctor in the city of Calgary. With limited spaces in the university, students are being discouraged even if they follow all the recommendations (volunteer hours, job related, academic excellence) As the city grows the demand for professional care does too. However, the school of medicine has not grown at... more »
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3.25
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Use of Drones for surveillance, Patrolling, Traffic... etc.

There are endless possibilities, cost saving and minimum turnaround time with a lots of benefits, which city can avail using Drones for surveillance, Patrolling, Traffic. Reporting, Day-to-Day activities for City of Calgary including but not limited to Infrastructure, Environment, Transportation, Bylaw, Safety, Community etc.
Just using drone is not the limit of this solution... the data gathered by the drone will help... more »
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3.25
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A smart city is a safe city

At Genetec, we are committed to increasing public safety and collaboration inside cities and communities and believe that, in order to create and maintain thriving public spaces, groups, including urban planners, city managers, security experts, enterprise executives, and community leaders, must work together to achieve true public safety. And a cornerstone of this open and collaborative approach is the development... more »
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3.22
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