Sidewalk Labs is a new company under the Alphabet umbrella with a mandate to accelerate urban innovation and improve life in cities. We helped them announce their first major project: a partnership with the city of Toronto to build a technologically advanced neighborhood in the vacant Quayside district.
This video introduced Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the press conference announcing the venture.
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