Open Data

Search open data that is relevant to Canadians, learn how to work with datasets, and see what people have done with open data across the country.

Search through our Open data portal.


Search through our Open data portal

Looking for data about Government of Canada services, financials, national demographic information or high resolution maps? Discover that and more through our open data portal, your one-stop shop for Government of Canada open datasets.

Open Data Inventory

Review the open data inventories submitted by Government of Canada departments and agencies.

Open data 101

Learn what open data is, how to get the most out of it, and explore the principles that are guiding the Government of Canada’s open data initiatives.

Working with data and application programming interfaces

Learn more about how to use a variety of data formats, including application programming interfaces (APIs).

Apps gallery

Browse and download apps that were built both by the Canadian public and the Government of Canada that use open data.

Open maps

Explore the Government of Canada’s geospatial data, services, and applications and create customized maps.

Suggest a dataset

Can’t find the dataset that you are looking for? Let us know!

Data Visualization Primer

Learn how to tell a story through data. Explore the multi-step process and discover the benefits of developing interactive data visualization tools to enhance understanding and answers questions.

Application programming interfaces (APIs)

Search through and access the APIs that have been developed by the Government of Canada.

Submit your app

Have you made an application using Government of Canada open data or open information? If so, let us know and we will share it with Canadians in our apps gallery.

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Open government across Canada

Explore open government programs and events from coast to coast to coast, get information and tools to help build your own portal, including implementing the Open Government Licence in your jurisdiction.

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Third Biennial Plan to the Open Government Partnership (2016-18)

Read our Third Biennial Plan to the Open Government Partnership to see where Open Government is going.

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