Estevan’s city council receives update from innovation committee
ESTEVAN - Members of Estevan city council received an update on initiatives from the community’s innovation council during Monday night’s meeting.
In a correspondence, Coun. Rebecca Foord wrote that the innovation council had a busy year in 2022. A highlight came when they successfully applied to be named an Intelligent Community through the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF), which is a global network of cities and towns focusing on economic development, and looking to solve challenges through innovation and new economic development opportunities through technology.Read more
Estevan among the 21 top innovative communities in the world
ESTEVAN - Estevan has been selected as a Smart 21 Community for 2022 by the Intelligent Community Forum.
The exciting news was announced during the grand opening of the Southeast Innovation Business Development Centre on May 18.
Estevan became the first community in Saskatchewan to make it to the top, and city Coun. Rebecca Foord, who is also a part of the city's innovation council, said they are now trying to make it to the top seven and then hope to be named the No 1 Intelligent Community for 2022.Read more