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

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.

Developers Toolkit: Code for Canada

Access tools and resources to help you develop innovative and creative applications using open data.


Learn more about Canada's Open Government Licence. If you would like to implement the licence within your organization, see our implementation guidelines.