David McGuffin: Plans To Develop High-Tech 'Smart City' In Toronto Met With Resistance

18/02/2020 - 07:21

"Sidewalk Labs is a sister company of Google, which is why some Toronto residents are worried about its plan to develop a high-tech, green neighborhood where sensors collect data on people's movements.

In Toronto, a plan to develop waterfront property along Lake Ontario is meeting resistance. The area is supposed to become a so-called smart city with high-tech sensors and data collectors baked into the infrastructure. As David McGuffin reports, many in Canada's biggest city are concerned about the company chosen to develop the site."