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Population: 648,000 / Mayor Gregor Robertson

Many of the City of Vancouver's key strategies, including the Digital Strategy, Greenest City Action Plan and Healthy City Strategy, reflect and support our community's progress toward a 'Smart City' vision, leveraging data and connected technologies to dramatically improve economic, social and environmental outcomes.

Featured Programs

  • The City of Vancouver and the City of Surrey are collaborating on a joint submission to the Government of Canada’s ‘Smart Cities Challenge’ in the $50M prize category. This is a unique opportunity to catalyze diverse perspectives from individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses, and innovators to achieve real and positive impact to common issues.

  • Free #VanWiFi in more than 550 public spaces across the city

  • More than 400,000 car-free trips with Mobi by Shaw Go

  • Online services, tools, and mobile apps from reporting city issues with our VanConnect app, paying a parking meter by phone to open data and interactive maps providing sewage lines, park locations, etc.

  • Interactive crime mapping tool that helps inform residents of break and enters, thefts, and assaults in their neighbourhood

Open Opportunities