The Community Solutions Network is a program of Future Cities Canada, and led by Evergreen. Launched in the spring of 2019, Evergreen and lead technical partner Open North offer - at no cost to communities - a comprehensive Advisory Service for Canadian communities interested in developing and implementing open smart cities projects. The Community Solutions Advisory Service provides personalized data and technology related support by sharing knowledge, expertise, experience and guidance to municipal staff and Indigenous
The broader goal of the Community Solutions Network is to help communities build service area capacity and improve the lives of residents using data and connected technology approaches. We help communities navigate the smart cities landscape.
This is the online learning portal of the Community Solutions Network Advisory Services. Here you can access courses, guides, and additional resources as part of your smart cities learning journey. One you log in, you will receive access to the following:
To get started, simply click on SIGNUP on the top right corner of the screen and fill out the questionnaire. Requests should be approved within a week. As a way to preserve the quality of community, we may refuse profiles with little to no relevant information. We accept registrations from all sectors but we prioritize municipal public servants given the limited number of spaces.
Once your request has been approved, log in and follow three simple steps: