Smart News for Kelowna and Canada

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Great News: Kelowa is in the top 21 smartest cities in the world with more than half, 11, of those listed being Canadian cities. The Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) measures 6 indicators, listed below, to determine the top 21 cities out of 160.

Broadband
Knowledge Workforce
Innovation
Digital Equality
Sustainability
Advocacy
(to learn more visit: http://www.intelligentcommunity.org/intelligent_community_indicators)

ICF describes itself as studying and promoting the best practices of the world's Intelligent Communities as they adapt to the new demands and seize the opportunities presented by information and communications technology.

About ICF

Building the Community of the 21st Century The Intelligent Community Forum is a global network of cities and regions with a think tank at its center. Its mission is to help communities use information and communications technology (ICT) to create inclusive prosperity, tackle social and governance challenges and enrich their quality of life.

http://www.intelligentcommunity.org/about_icf

Sources

http://www.intelligentcommunity.org/icf_names_the_smart21_communities_of_2018

Here is the coverage at the City of Kelowna site:

https://www.kelowna.ca/our-community/news-events/news/innovation-investment-gets-global-attention