“Intelligent” may not be the first word that springs to mind when a Laurier student searches for a way to describe the home of their university. But an international think tank based out of New York seems to think that “intelligent” is the perfect way to refer to our dear city of Waterloo.

After making the list of the top seven intelligent communities last year, the Intelligent Community Forum (IFC) has declared Waterloo the smartest city in the world for 2007. IFC gives out the award based on statistical data that analyzes how well a given community uses broadband technology.

“In Waterloo,...

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