Open Government Team


CODE 2015 – It’s a Wrap!

February 23, 2015 - 8:59 PM

With the closing of CODE 2015 at 6 p.m. last night, we now have the chance to reflect on this year’s competition. We had great aspirations for this appathon, but what we saw over the weekend was spectacular. “Exceeded our expectations” would be an understatement.

Contribute to Open Government in Canada

April 24, 2014 - 8:43 PM

In 2012, Canada joined the Open Government Partnership (OGP) to improve the quality of the programs and services that citizens receive. As we complete the second year of our membership in the Partnership, it is time, once again, to invite Canadians to contribute to the development of Canada’s Open Government Action Plan—Action Plan 2.0.

The CODE Winning Teams

April 02, 2014 - 5:40 PM

Friday marked the Canadian Open Data Experience Grand Finale in Toronto, Ontario, exactly one month since the largest appathon in the country’s history. This exciting event was hosted by Ray Sharma, the CEO of XMG Studio.

Kick-Off for CODE

January 09, 2014 - 7:49 PM

The Government of Canada is partnering with XMG Studio to host a nationwide Open Data appathon – an intense 48-hour coding sprint where innovators compete to build applications (apps) using federal government data from data.gc.ca.  Coined the Canadian Open Data Experience (CODE), this event will be held February 28 – March 2, 2014.