The Potential of Open Data


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The Government of Canada will continue to unlock the potential of Open Data for Canadians through a series of innovative and forward-looking projects. Taking advantage of new technologies, the government will prioritize easy access to the data Canadians need.

Potential activities may include:

  • Launching an enhanced Open Government portal that incorporates interactive communities, an enhanced consultation platform, and the ability to search data from multiple departments and jurisdictions;
  • Broadening the Government of Canada’s publishing of Open Data on international aid;
  • Providing support to developing countries to advance their Open Data activities;
  • Enhancing access to Government of Canada geospatial data via; and
  • Hosting online chats with government subject-matter experts on released data.

Your collaboration will help make this proposed activity become a reality. In addition to your general comments, please let us know:

  • What do you see as the ultimate goal for this proposed activity within a two year span?
  • What are the specific actions and milestones required to meet this goal?
  • Who else should be involved in the implementation of this proposed activity?
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