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The City of Oshawa as a Living Laboratory for Urban Issues

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology has teamed up with other local post-secondary partners on an innovative approach to finding solutions on today’s urban challenges.

In 2017, the City of Oshawa became a ‘Teaching City’ (TC), a living laboratory where students and academics work with city staff on a wide range of challenges such as the impact of climate change on watershed management, waste management, transportation, digital connectivity and more. Findings will uncover new ideas and new ways to advance the community to the benefit of residents.

In its earliest months, TC has created various research opportunities for its partners as well as experiential learning opportunities for students.

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