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Safe and Digital In Calgary

Crime can be very scary. But if there are security cameras, in business areas, restaurants, playgrounds, schools, parks and most areas where there are more people and less people that goes to, etc. Added cctv's can alert or prevent many crimes or even can solve crimes. Now the future are more on smart products, I was thinking also of digital signs that flashing instead of just a stationary signs, example in business areas,... more »

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autonomous-vehicule transportation network

This is a call to action to make happen the 'driver-less Uber' concept by getting buy-in by a big part of members of society to commit to reduce the need for vehicle ownership by implementing an open full-fledge vast autonomous-vehicle transportation network. Manufacturers/dealerships would commit to provide the vehicles with a guaranteed minimum amount of use by consumers. There would be diverse type of vehicles. Businesses... more »

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Innovation Hubs to fuel Economic Development

Invest and build an innovation hub to foster the development of emerging technologies within Calgary, allowing entrepreneurs and business leaders to come together and collaborate. This hub could serve as a “Virtual Industrial Park” for new start-ups for application development, innovation, collaboration, and to test and incubate ideas, with a path through to a full production environment. These hubs would be able to... more »

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Promote the use and improve accessibility of open data

City of Calgary has a very awesome open data portal of which I believe it is under utilized. Reasons include lack of promotion of use such as hackathons and learning workshops.

We have a good startup community and alot of eager/creative social entrepreneurs. If the City can promote more events such as opendata hackathons or help advertising tools utilizing opendata and providing more real-time data-sets (ie. free parking... more »

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"After one of our worst downturns, Calgary will revolutionize to become Canada’s most resilient, inclusive and accessible centre; by increasing our economic diversification to build upon our existing ecosystem AND by partnering to integrate smart city technologies, data and innovation into every affordable and sustainable housing initiative – creating more jobs and housing for all".

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A gig economy platform that connects people w job opportunities

By 2020 it is estimated that 45% of the Canadian workforce will be made up of freelancers, independent contractors and on-demand workers. To meet this emerging reality gigit has built a system for the gig economy that connects people with opportunities in their local area. Through gigit's connected technology platform, users can earn a living by networking within their community. 

As a quick overview, gigit marketplace... more »

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Social Calgary Mobility Platform

Shift social responsibility back into the community by creating a socially responsible mobility platform, that allows a city to operates like a village. The platform will be used by both people who are in need of social support, and those able to offer support. The app will act as social infrastructure matching people with what they need for a price they can afford. It will give Calgarians the opportunity to show our... more »

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Environmental Attributes (EA) for Business

The Plugging In: Opportunities to Procure Renewable Energy for Nonutility Companies and Institutiona in Alberta by the Pembina Institute and the Rocky Mountain Institute for Calgary Economic Development outlines a complex process for Information Technology, Consumer goods and other corporations to purchase renewable energy through environmental attributes (EAs) Simplifying this process by certifying environmental attributes... more »

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artists in residence in the core

Smart Cities Pitch (Infrastructure)

The Problem:

Calgary continues to have an over abundance of commercial floor space in the core. At the same time, the local arts economy lacks both capital and space for arts entrepreneur especially as well, in the core.

The Pitch:

Calgary could be a world leader in providing a unique “artist in residence” approach that would combine the needs and visions of the business economy... more »

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Healthy food Kiosks at all C Train stations

I am among that hundreds of C train travellers who have money but no time to stop at a cafeteria and buy something to eat as we all are in rush and we don't want to get late. Opening food kiosks at all C train stations (Like many other metropolitan cities) will not only serve hundreds of traveller's hunger but also helps our community to generate tons of money by increasing employment opportunities.
Cheers for our City... more »

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Innovation- Recycling- Manufacturing- Economic Diversification

The premise of this proposal is to use Alberta's existing petroleum production and incorporate environmental sustainability and manufacturing diversification to become a leader in material conversion.
Currently there are no facilities in North America that truly convert petroleum bi-products into raw materials that include nylons, polyesters and natural fibers. We used to ship significant quantities to Asia however that... more »

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