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Celebrating ICF Top7 Cities in NYC

Stratford celebrated as a ‘Top7 Intelligent Community’ for third consecutive year New York, New York – This week, the Canadian city of Stratford, Ontario, was celebrated as one of the world’s Top7 Intelligent Communities for 2013 by the Intelligent Community … Continue reading…

Stratford retains influence on Canada 3.0 with youth event

The annual Canada 3.0 digital media and broadband conference was established in Stratford and spent its first three years here. The conference has moved on to Toronto for 2013, and thence probably across the country. But the conference’s roots here linger … Continue reading…

Canada 3.0 Youth Program Hosted in Stratford

Stratford hosted the Canada 3.0 national digital media and broadband conference for its first three years, an achievement that coincided with the creation of the University of Waterloo Stratford Campus, Canadian Digital Media Network and the Stratford Institute. The main … Continue reading…

The Stratford Global Standard: Setting the bar for smart city projects

The City of Stratford is drafting a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with electronics and lighting giant Toshiba of Japan, their Toshiba International division operating from Texas, smart meter manufacturers Landis + Gyr, and ITOCHU –  a venerated and global Japanese engineering … Continue reading…

The both/and of news in the digital age

By Jac Vanderbaan, , Chief Operating Officer, Festival Hydro I still have a paper subscription to the Beacon Herald, Stratford’s daily newspaper.  When I get home, I quickly leaf through it, but it doesn’t usually take me very long. Most of … Continue reading…