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 Week

Canada is joining the Open Government Partnership (OGP) and countries around the world in hosting Open Government Week from May 7-11, 2018.

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.



Events Calendar

Would you like to participate in an Open Government event close to you? Below is a list of the latest Open Government events taking place across the country. If you know about an event that is not listed below, please send it to us and we will add it to the calendar.

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Ottawa Civic Tech

Every Tuesday

Ottawa, ON

  1. CODE Across Toronto

    Toronto, ON

  2. Open Data Day

    Multiple locations

  3. Transparency for the 21st century


    Ottawa, ON

  4. Data Day 4.0

    Carleton University, Ottawa ON

  5. WEBINAR: Discover Data with Thomson Reuters and ThinkData Works


  6. ODX Cross-Canada Tour: Western Canada



  7. Creative Commons Summit


    Toronto, ON

  8. Space Apps Challenge 2017


    Toronto, Waterloo and Ottawa, ON

  9. Go Open Data Conference


    London Public Library, Citi Plaza, 251 Dundas St, London, ON N6A 6H9

  10. Tech Leadership Conference


    Waterloo, ON

  11. Open data for business webinar: Tackling machine-learning complexity for data curation

    Communitech Data Hub, Waterloo, ON or online

  12. 3rd Annual Digital Governance Forum


    Ottawa, ON

  13. Canadian Open Data Summit


    Edmonton, Alberta

  14. Big Data Conference


    Toronto, ON


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.