Open Government Across Canada
From coast to coast to coast Canadian provinces, territories and municipalities are joining the conversation on open government. Here you will find information about open government activities across the country, and tools to help get your jurisdiction engaged in open government.
- Open Government Student Challenge
- Open Government Partnership Global Summit 2019
- Open Government Week
- Open Government Programs in Canada
- Open Government Toolkit
- Open Government Licence
- Developers' Toolkit: Code for Canada
Are you a current or recent post-secondary student? We are challenging you to show us how you’ve used open data and information! You could win a trip to the Open Government Partnership Global Summit in Ottawa in May 2019!
Open Government Partnership Global Summit 2019
Canada will be hosting the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Global Summit in Ottawa from May 29-31, 2019.
Open Government Week
Canada is joining the Open Government Partnership (OGP) and countries around the world in hosting Open Government Week from March 11-17, 2019.
Open Government Programs in Canada
Click on the map below to learn more about Open Government programs.
If you know of a Canadian jurisdiction with an Open Government program that is not listed below, please contact us to have it added so we can help to promote it.
Check out the following ways that you can participate in Canada’s Open Government Community.
Open Government Toolkit
Why re-invent the wheel? Here are some key resources created by the Government of Canada to help you establish and maintain an Open Government program in your organization.
Follow this link to find out more about Canada’s progress to date on open government, as well as information about commitments Canada has made to improving open government both at home and with its international partners.
What is open data? Why does it matter? Learn the basics here.
Frequently asked questions (and answers!) about open government.
CKAN is an open-source data management system, is free to download and use, and is what the Government of Canada uses to power its own open data portal.