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Sidewalk Labs disbanding and CEO discloses likely ALS, 19 months after abandoning Toronto urban-tech project
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Around The Bend: Office building anchors a waterfront community
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Waterfront Toronto resets plans for Quayside site after Sidewalk Labs
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Dream Unlimited adds former Sidewalk Labs-affiliated urbanists to boost impact-investment team
opinion
Canada’s AI strategy needs to be built on more than hype
Benjamin Bergen
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Sidewalk Labs Toronto office up for lease after layoffs, abandoning smart city
opinion
After Sidewalk Labs’ departure, Toronto hits the reset button on a smart city
Alex Bozikovic
Alex Bozikovic
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Sidewalk Labs lays off most Toronto staff after cancelling smart-city project
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Sidewalk’s end: How the downfall of a Toronto ‘smart city’ plan began long before COVID-19
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May 17: ‘Perhaps it’s time to put our trust in people again to do the right thing.’ Readers debate COVID-19 lockdown rules, plus other letters to the editor
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May 13: ‘An enormous Band-Aid, a spreadsheet large enough to paper the prairies.’ Readers react to federal loans for Canadian corporations, plus other letters to the editor
opinion
Sidewalk Labs’s departure is Toronto’s loss
Marcus Gee
Marcus Gee
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Morning Update: As Canada slowly looks to reopen, a big backlog of elective surgeries awaits
opinion
After Sidewalk Labs, Toronto should get smart
Alex Bozikovic
Alex Bozikovic
technology
Google affiliate Sidewalk Labs abandons Toronto smart-city project
opinion
In Toronto, Sidewalk Labs is getting closer to building – but what?
Alex Bozikovic
Alex Bozikovic
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Waterfront Toronto endorses bulk of Sidewalk Labs smart-city innovations, but still uncertain of risks
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Waterfront Toronto tries to block legal attempt to shut down Sidewalk Labs smart-city project
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Toronto should weigh inclusion, transparency and privacy in digital infrastructure decisions, chief technology officer says
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Vancouver can’t let privacy concerns for Sidewalk Labs projects fall through the cracks
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Sidewalk Labs partners with Plaza Ventures on fund focused on urban technology
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Opponents of Sidewalk Labs get advice from German tech protesters
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Tapestry’s TAP:EX Augmented Opera is a compact, experimental success
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Sidewalk Labs stays mum on tech infrastructure costs
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New Sidewalk deal strikes better balance on IP and innovation but questions still unanswered, experts say
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Waterfront Toronto moving forward on Sidewalk Labs’s smart city, but with limits on scale, data collection
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Sidewalk Labs agrees to smaller version of proposed project
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Sidewalk Labs document reveals company’s early vision for data collection, tax powers, criminal justice
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Sidewalk Labs, Waterfront Toronto move closer to agreement on Quayside project
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Indigenous group speaks out over ‘grossly misleading’ Sidewalk Labs consultation
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Sidewalk Labs courting local venture capitalists to back smart-city project on Toronto waterfront
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Sidewalk Labs’ Toronto projects lacks independent oversight, has insufficient public role, privacy watchdog says
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Google affiliate Sidewalk Labs partners with Teachers to form infrastructure company
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‘They are not the messiah:’ Sidewalk smart-city plan could derail waterfront projects, developer warns
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Intellectual property experts call Sidewalk Labs’ plan to share some profits with Canada ‘unfair’
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Sidewalk Labs’ proposed plan for Toronto’s waterfront: Everything you need to know