Enabling Resiliency in the Face of Climate Change:

SmartICE is an award-winning technological innovation for the North.

SmartICE offers a suite of climate change adaptation tools that integrate Indigenous and local knowledge of ice with advanced data acquisition, remote monitoring and satellite mapping for ice travel safety. Our community-based services provide invaluable, data-driven insights into ice thickness and local ice travel conditions, in near real-time.

180
Operators
trained
since 2018
19,171
kilometres
monitored
since 2018
145
Smart
QAMUTIK
ice surveys

this ice season
696
Smart
QAMUTIK
ice surveys

to date
84
Smart
BUOYS

produced
since 2019
604
Inuktitut
ice terms
documented
by Elders + Youth
since 2019
75
weekly
ice travel

safety
maps

produced
since 2022
Approximately
4000
hours of
employment

per year

Approximately
44,500
hours of
employment

in total
June
2024

Social Impact

Our social enterprise business model is consistent with Indigenous societal values, and commits to maximizing social impact and creating positive community change while collaboratively delivering ice information services with communities, for communities.

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Employment and Training

SmartICE offers a variety of employment positions throughout Canada from coast to coast to coast.

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By augmenting Indigenous knowledge and supporting ice use, SmartICE is also helping strengthen Indigenous culture and supporting intergenerational teaching and community building.

DR. TREVOR BELL – SMARTICE FOUNDING DIRECTOR

Our Technology

Our technology is made by and for Inuit. Local community members across Canada’s North, especially youth, are hired and trained to assemble, operate, and maintain our technologies.

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Our Partners, Supporters, Collaborators

We are incredibly grateful for the contributions from our many community, academic, government, and industry partners. Together, we are creating world-class climate change adaptation tools and social impacts.

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