Engagement schedule: Canada’s 4th Plan on Open Government

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April 29, 2016: Marilyn Struthers commented on Develop an open data standard for Grants & Contributions data | Développer une norme pour les données ouvertes des subventions et contributions: I worked in the federal government on funding practice reform during the era of the Blue Ribbon Panel.

April 28, 2016: Michael Ross commented on Postal Codes: At least provide a representative coordinate location, in geographic coordinates ( EPSG code 4326), for each Local Delivery Unit.

April 28, 2016: Frances Ravensbergen commented on Develop an open data standard for Grants & Contributions data | Développer une norme pour les données ouvertes des subventions et contributions: What a good idea! Note the need for involvement of the nfp Tim the design....

April 28, 2016: Peggy Killeen commented on Develop an open data standard for Grants & Contributions data | Développer une norme pour les données ouvertes des subventions et contributions: This is really important. I've worked in non profits all my life.

April 19, 2016: Jon MacKay commented on Make code available for reuse across GoC & release to the public as Open Source Software: I completely agree with this.

April 19, 2016: Jon MacKay commented on Beneficial ownership transparency: I fully agree with James' proposal.

April 19, 2016: Jon MacKay commented on Postal Codes: I completely agree that Canadian Postal Code information should be made fully available and free for commercial use.

April 15, 2016: Patrick Connolly commented on Digital Preservation: A different sort of approach here might involve government support of a project like IPFS: https://ipfs.io/ IPFS is a

April 12, 2016: James McKinney commented on Next Steps for the Mandatory Reporting on Extractives: I would just like to clarify that prescribing a machine-readable reporting format and requiring the release of the reports on, for example, open.canad

April 12, 2016: James McKinney commented on Next Steps for the Mandatory Reporting on Extractives: I forgot to add that this idea builds on the 2014-16 commitment. The commitment:

Participate online or in-person at any of these events.

This page will list the locations and provide links to details as they become available.

Event Location Date and Registration Status
Shaping the plan on Twitter using #LeadersGC Online September 27, 2017 Complete
GovMaker Fredericton, NB November 20-21, 2017 Complete
Open Government workshop Fredericton, NB November 22, 2017 Complete
GovConnect BC Victoria, BC December 5, 2017 Complete
Workshop on Open Government Whitehorse, YT December 6, 2017 afternoon Complete
Workshop on Open Government Whitehorse, YT December 6, 2017 evening Complete
Workshop on Open Government Vancouver, BC December 7, 2017 Complete
Workshop on Open Government Montréal, QC December 13, 2017 Complete
Workshop on Open Government Québec City, QC December 14, 2017 Complete
Open Science discussion Ottawa, ON and online January 22, 2018 Complete
Workshop on Open data Toronto, ON January 29, 2018 Complete
Roundtable on the future of open data Online February 23, 2018 Complete
Workshop on Open Government and Citizen Engagement in the Digital Era Toronto, ON February 26, 2018 Complete
Discussion at Civic Tech Waterloo Region Waterloo, ON February 27, 2018 Complete
Workshop on Open Government, the non-profit and social sector, and social innovation Edmonton, AB March 5, 2018 afternoon Complete
Workshop on Open Government, open data, and policymaking Edmonton, AB March 5, 2018 evening Complete
Workshop on Open Government Calgary, AB March 6, 2018 lunch Complete
Workshop on Open Government Calgary, AB March 6, 2018 evening Complete
Workshop on the changing technological context of open data Calgary, AB March 7, 2018 Complete
Roundtable on feminist open government Online March 8, 2018 Complete
Workshop at the Student Public Policy Conference at the University of Ottawa Ottawa, ON March 10, 2018 Complete
Ideas discussion on Reddit Online March 8 – 12, 2018 Complete
Roundtable on inclusive policy-making Online March 15, 2018 Complete
Workshop on Open Government Halifax, NS March 15, 2018 Complete
Workshop on Open Government Halifax, NS March 16, 2018 Complete
Open Dialogue on Open Government at the International Association for Public Participation Gatineau, QC March 20, 2018 Complete
Roundtable on financial transparency and accountability Online March 22, 2018 Complete
Workshop on Open Government Winnipeg, MB March 27, 2018 Complete
Workshop on Open Government Victoria, BC March 29, 2018 Complete
Sharing ideas on Twitter using #OpenGovCan Online October 2017 – March 2018 Complete
Ideas discussion on open.canada.ca Online January – March 25 2018 Complete
Open Dialogue on Open Government at the International Association for Public Participation Regina, SK April 9, 2018 morning Complete
Workshop on Open Government Regina, SK April 9, 2018 afternoon Complete
Reviewing the plan through open.canada.ca Online July/August 2018 Complete

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Comments

Submitted by Phillips on March 23, 2018 - 1:23 AM

I note that the Victoria session is pending and all others are complete or planned. Can you please confirm whether or not this session is going ahead? Thank you

Submitted by open-ouvert on March 26, 2018 - 8:22 PM

Hi Phillips, Thank you for your message. The event for Victoria is confirmed to take place March 29th, 2018. Additional information will be posted shortly. Best, Jeremy from the Open Government team

Submitted by RUDY on March 10, 2018 - 8:34 PM

Taxpayer are shareholders company CANADA, run by government employs and politicians. They are responsible used taxis for benefits our country and citizens. As business owner must manage company money and don't go to deficit - have to take from his pocket and ad to business. Same responsibility have to have our government. PAY THEIR MISMANAGEMENT FROM THEY POCKET ANT POLITIKAL PARTY ASSETS!!!!!!! It need to be done and not firs giving taxpayers money to support every else and don't have for our citizens - senior, mothers wit kits, improve healthcare, etc. Comparing to private business they do very pore job for the paycheque they receive. The pay and benefits need to be expose to public - the taxpayers. More next time.

Submitted by Nancy Ray on December 12, 2017 - 6:22 PM

Could you please add my name to the Review the draft plan in May? Thanks, Nancy Ray MA BEd

Submitted by Carla on December 07, 2017 - 5:35 PM

Is there an email address I can contact the Open Government team about regarding an event?

Submitted by ZoAnn Morten on March 12, 2018 - 3:27 PM

Is there a new calendar being put up for the upcoming sessions? Or is this now complete?

Submitted by BAMANA Baroma … on December 01, 2017 - 9:26 PM

Merci pour la confiance et pour le ^partage

Submitted by Mark Evans-Ehricht on November 29, 2017 - 8:12 PM

Would results of the past 3 plans, i.e., accomplishments about more open government, be available to read? Thank you.

Submitted by open-ouvert on December 01, 2017 - 7:21 PM

Hi Mark, We release mid-term and end of term reports on how well we managed to accomplish the commitments made in our action plans. Our latest mid-term report on the 2016-18 action plan can be found here: http://open.canada.ca/en/content/mid-term-self-assessment-report-canadas-third-biennial-plan-open-government-partnership-2016 The end of term report for our 2014-16 action plan can be found here: http://open.canada.ca/en/end-of-term-self-assessment-report-action-plan-open-government-2014-2016 Finally, there are more resources on this page that you will find useful: http://open.canada.ca/en/content/canadas-plans-open-government-partnership Best Regards, Momin Open Government

Submitted by All of Eastern… on December 05, 2017 - 4:15 PM

Because everyone in eastern Canada can easily get to Fredericton right? It seems to me that these folks are just doing the best they can on a limited budget.

Submitted by Anonymous on October 28, 2017 - 6:01 PM

Can I have some future online events that we could mobilize around? Say a series of online twitter chats with politicians & senior bureaucrats around a unique hashtag say #OpenGovCan4 I'd like to see a planned https://www.reddit.com engagement. Maybe posting the plan on GitHub so that others can fork it and do PR's.

Submitted by open-ouvert on October 31, 2017 - 3:44 PM

Hi Mike! Thank you for the input, as always, and great ideas. We’re definitely going to have some online events – beyond the discussion that takes place on open.canada.ca – and Reddit’s on the shortlist. The Open Government team