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Title of Dataset Organization Status Short Description Raw Vote Vote
Postal Code Database Canada Post Under review

The Postal Code database that corresponds Postal Codes to geographic locations denoted by a Longitude and Latitude or Street Address range.

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Veterans of world war I and world war II Veterans Affairs Released in part in May 2013

Historical records of Canadians who served in war, their names, ages, home town, rank, where they served, when they served, with which military units, medals earned or awarded, injuries, medical leave. Other related info as available.

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Government Electronic Directory Services (GEDS) Shared Services Canada Released in February 2014 For information on all Government of Canada programs and services, call 1 800 O-Canada (1-800-622-6232)

Government Electronic Directory Services (GEDS) provides a directory listing of federal public servants and manages the Government of Canada…

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Agreements between mining corporations and aboriginal communities or governments Natural Resources Canada Under review

Data behind this document: http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/minerals-metals/sites/www.nrcan.gc.ca.minerals-metals/files/files/pdf/…

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Canadian Amateur Radio Call Sign Database Industry Canada Department Contacted

The database is available online already so it just needs to be added to your catalogue. It is searchable via a number of sites including the one below but the actual authority is IC.

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Bankruptcy and Insolvency Records Industry Canada Department Contacted

The Bankruptcy and Insolvency Records Search database contains:
• basic debtor information of all bankruptcies and proposals registered in Canada since 1978
• all receiverships registered with our office since January 1993
• all…

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Average household income by FSA (2011) Statistics Canada In-Progress

One number for each FSA, the average household income for each FSA.

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Government of Canada Publications Public Works and Government Services Canada Released in October 2014

The Government of Canada Publications catalogue contains extensive data and information about GoC publications. Opening up this data would allow users to find trends and patters within the publications made available by the government, such as…

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Canadian Patent Database Canadian Intellectual Property Office Under review CIPO's Canadian Patent Database. This database lets you access 93 years of patent descriptions and images. You can search, retrieve and study more than 2,140,000 patent documents. 833
Digital Charts Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada Under review

Digital Charts from the Canadian Hydrographic Service. The CHS offers exceptional digital charts in two formats – Electronic Navigational Charts (ENCs) and raster (BSB) charts.

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Pathogen Safety Data Sheets and Risk Assessment Public Health Agency of Canada Under review

Pathogen Safety Data Sheets (PSDSs) (previously titled Material Safety Data Sheets for infectious substances) are technical documents that describe the hazardous properties of a human pathogen and recommendations for work involving these agents in a…

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Civil Aviation Daily Occurrence Report System (CADORS) Transport Canada Department Contacted

Civil Aviation Daily Occurrence Report System (CADORS)

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Lightning Danger Locations Environment Canada Department Contacted

The data from which the Lightning Danger Maps are drawn, that is, a real-time or near-real-time feed or generated file containing the locations (longitude and latitude) of where there is danger from lightning.

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Licenced Fishing Vessel Directory Fisheries and Oceans Canada Department Contacted

Information about all vessels that have been issued licences to commercially harvest specific species in the Pacific Region
e.g. http://www-ops2.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/ops…

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Postal codes and federal ridings Elections Canada Department Contacted

Elections Canada already provides a search engine where you can find your federal riding, by postal code. It would be very useful to have this database available in a format such as Excel so we can automate searches of companies, people, etc.

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500 m gridded bathymetry Fisheries and Oceans Canada Department Contacted

For Atlantic Canada DFO has created a 500 m gridded bathymetry data set that is delivered as a web mapping service. This data set should be available for all of Canada but initially for southern waters.

 

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Top 100 dispensed drug in Canada Health Canada Department Contacted

The topmost drug (generic and brand name) prescribed by the doctors all over Canada, their cost and total expenditure from the patient's point of view. It will also help the Pharmaceutical manufacturers and business analysts. We can get an idea about…

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Activity or Fitness Level of Canadians Statistics Canada Released in October 2014

Health and fitness related data sets that describe the activity or fitness level of Canadians.

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National Historic Sites of Canada Parks Canada Department Contacted

List of the National Historic Sites of Canada released in a KML format, that could easily be incorporated into a map using a virtual globe program. Would be used to promote awareness of the various historical locations, for the benefit of all…

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Canadian Trade-marks Database Canadian Intellectual Property Office Under review CIPO's Canadian Trade-marks Database. This database lets you access trade-marks. 763
Historical Treaties Natural Resources Canada; Earth Sciences Sector; Mapping Information Branch In-Progress

I like that the maps are available with the officially adopted Historical Indian Treaties. What would be really helpful is if the GIS ready data was published as well like:    - polygons for treaty areas    - lines for treaty outlines    - points for…

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Breakdown of Immigration Categories and Source Countries Citizenship and Immigration Canada Department Contacted

The breakdown of immigration categories and their source countries. For example, what are the top source countries for economic immigrants (PNP, FSW, Business class), refugees, etc. and vice versa, what the breakdown of the immigration categories for…

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Canadian Daily UV Index Forecast Environment Canada Released in February 2014

Daily UV forecast for major Canadian centers is currently offered in text format: http://weather.gc.ca/forecast/…

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Aviation Charts, Publications and Weather Data NavCanada In-Progress

Aviation Charts such as navigation charts, terminal charts, publications such as Canadian Airport Charts (airport diagrams), Canada Flight Supplement (airport facilities), Canada Air Pilot (instrument procedures at airports), Notices to Airmen (…

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Historical Fisheries Catch Data Fisheries and Oceans Canada Department Contacted

This dataset would include historical harvest data for all Pacific and Atlantic fisheries. Data would encompass harvested weights and landed values for multiple species within every type of fishing licence offered by DFO. For Pacific fisheries, these…

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Hospital Wait Times Health Canada Released in February 2015

Emergency room wait times by hospital; updated hourly. May require anonymous, electronic patient sign in / sign out system.

Set: hospital name; location; last updated; ER patient sign in time; ER patient sign out time

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Canada-Wide Tax Rates Canada Revenue Agency Released in November 2014

With eCommerce needing support, we need to look up daily rates for provinces with regards to taxation, every day.  Every morning, I want my online application to look up provincial taxation structure, including rates, for provincial taxes, GST and HST…

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Current and Upcoming Elections Elections Canada Department Contacted

I would like to be able to see all elections that are upcoming in Canada with the type (federal, provincial, municipal, by-election..), the voting day, advanced voting days, currently registered candidates and any other information available for the…

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Proactive Disclosure (Hospitality, grant, contracts) Government of Canada Released in February 2015

It would be nice if we could get the proactive disclosure information in a common format between department. This would allow better linked information between departments. It would be interesting to see if the individuals could be giving a public Id…

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Median Household Income and Household Income Distribution by Census Subdivision for 2011 Statistics Canada Released in September 2013

The Median Household Income and Household Income Distribution by Census Subdivision for 2011

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Flying hours to flight crew licence issuance Transport Canada Department Contacted

Number of hours required before issuance of private pilot licence, broken down by anonymized student and by the recommending instructor, and with identity of flight training unit. The data set should have a student identifier, the date that training…

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Lobbying Data Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying Canada Released in March 2014

Lobbying activities from the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying Canada. Data behind the 12-Month Lobbying Activity Search (https://ocl-…

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Income by municipality of employment along with municipality of residence Statistics Canada Released in October 2013

A dataset that shows what municipalities individuals work in, their income, and what municipalities they live in.

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Vehicle Recalls Database Transport Canada Released in September 2012

The Vehicle Recalls Database is used by Transport Canada's Defect Investigations and Recalls Division to record and publish recalls pertaining to vehicles, tires, and child car seats.

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Data from Canada Pension Plan : Old Age Security - Statistical Bulletin Employment and Social Development Canada Released in January 2014

Data tables found within the Statistical Bulletin 'Canada Pension Plan: Old Age Security'. Including:

  • Net Amount paid for benefits, by type and by province for fiscal year, and
  • Number of New Benefits, by Province and by Type…
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National Household Survey Statistics Canada Released in May 2013

This survey provide statistical information about people in Canada by their demographic, social and economic characteristics as well as provide information about the housing units in which they live.

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Federal Pre-Budget Submissions Parliament of Canada In-Progress

Each year the Standing Committee on Finance receives and published all pre-budget submissions from taxpayers and organization. The database should list the name of the organization making the pre-budget submission, and should include all the specific…

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Federally regulated businesses Industry Canada Department contacted

Legal name, business or trade name, Industry classification, address and any other contact information that is available for federally regulated businesses.

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Federal Corporations Industry Canada Released in February 2014

There is a search available that would be nice to access through opendata.

www.ic.gc.ca/app/scr/cc/CorporationsCanada/fdrlCrpSrch.html?locale=en_CA

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Companies that Outsource Industry Canada In-Progress

Provide a list of companies in Canada that outsource work/jobs to other countries

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Job Bank API Employment and Social Development Canada Under review

We would like live access to the job listings made available on the Job Bank site so they can be accessed by web and mobile applications.

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Wholesale Price Reports Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Dataset Released August 2017

The data behind the Weekly Wholesale Prices Reports.

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Nautical maps/Lidar Fisheries and Oceans Canada Department Contacted

Please make all nautical raster maps & .shp files available for free as per topo maps, badly
need Lidar data for all of Canada

 

 

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Landed Weight and Landed Value of Fish, by species, fishery, gear and year Fisheries and Oceans Canada In-Progress

The data published at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/stats/comm/summ-somm/annsumm-sommann/2012/ANNUAL12_USER_three_party_groups.htm…

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Sales Tax Rates Canada Revenue Agency Released in November 2014

Sales tax rates per province and territory available via API such that a POS system could regularly request updated rate information without requiring manual intervention. Required information would be the HST or PST/GST rate per province and…

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Data on food ingredients Canadian Food Inspection Agency Department Contacted

Data on ingredients in food for the purpose of identifying any health warnings to consumers. This could be used in an app that would allow consumers scan the product barcode and identify health issues on the product based on the ingredients contained…

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New Salmon Escapement Database (NuSEDS) Fisheries and Oceans Canada Released in November 2014

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Pacific Region's centralized database that holds adult salmon escapement data. Specifically, the abundance of each species of salmon spawning in each BC stream each year.

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Canadian importer database Industry Canada Released in January 2013

The database tables comprising the Canadian Importer Database at http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/cid-dic.nsf/eng/home. The web interface is nice but the raw data should be available as well…

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Members of Legislature Public Service Parliament of Canada Department Contacted

Members of legislature from each province with details on their riding, photo, etc. as available, for example, from: http://www1.gnb…

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Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Awards Database Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Released in February 2014

All research awards that are already publicly available to be also available with the Open Government License. This includes:

  • NSERC Awards database -…
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Traffic Flow Transport Canada Department Contacted

Vehicular Traffic Flow and Pedestrian Traffic Flow

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Postal Codes by Federal Ridings File (PCFRF) Statistic Canada Released in January 2014

I would like to have a file that lists Postal codes and the associated Federal Electoral Riding.

Here is the information that I would like to have made available as open data:…

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Aboriginals Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Released in part in February 2014

Data about Aboriginals, including:

  • communities
  • treaties
  • land claims
  • social issues
  • natural resources agreements with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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National Occupational Classification (NOC) Statistics Canada Released in November 2013 The NOC is designed to classify occupational information from statistical surveys. It is also used in a range of contexts to compile, analyze and communicate information about occupations. Occupational information is of critical importance for the… 697
eManifest data Canada Border Services Agency Under review

All manifest data made available on a monthly basis from all ship, rail, ground and air transportation coming in and out of Canada. The data set would ideally include Shippers name and complete mailing and physical address, consignee's name and…

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Bedford Basin Monitoring Program Fisheries and Oceans Canada Under review

The Bedford Institute of Oceanography has been collecting weekly profiles of water conductivity, temperature, and depth (CTD), as well as dissolved oxygen and fluorescence, in the Bedford Basin (Halifax, NS). The measurements started in 1992 and are…

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Long-Term Climate Change impacts for Ontario Environment Canada In-Progress

Would like user-friendly spatial data showing how climate change will impact Ontario, if it exists.  i.e.. areas more likely to experience drought/ higher rainfall rates, etc.

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List of terrorist acts within canada and sovereign soil Public Safety Canada Released in 2013

Would be nice to have a similar dataset as what is available from the United States, especially for academic research/papers; specifically detailing incident date, type of attack (bomb, violence, threats, kidnapping, etc), ideology (far right,…

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Competition Bureau Merger Registry Competition Bureau (Industry Canada) In-Progress

The Competition Bureau currently publishes a monthly report of concluded merger reviews on
its website (http://www.competitionbureau.gc.ca/eic/site/cb-bc.nsf/eng/…

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Postsecondary enrolment by Province, Institution type, and Field of Study Statistics Canada Department Contacted

A dataset of postsecondary enrolment by Province and field of study would be helpful for both public and private sector human resource planning.

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CIHR Canadian Research Information System Canadian Institutes of Health Research - CIHR Department Contacted

All research awards that are already publicly available to be also available with the Open Government License. This includes:

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Permafrost in Canada Natural Resources Canada Released in March 2013

Data used to create the Permafrost map of Canada

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Prison inmates costs for Canadians Correctional Service of Canada In-Progress

The cost, to taxpayers, to house an inmate in Canadian prisons.

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Ecocide acts Justice Canada In-Progress

Recognizing extensive damage of our environment, the web of life as ecocide is being debated at international forum, at the World Congress on Justice Law and Governance for Environmental Sustainability in Jun 2012 and at the UN Food and Agriculture…

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Vessel position report records Canadian Coast Guard In-Progress

Yearly records of vessel position reports to Marine Communication Traffic Centres

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Annual Report data for Legislated Employment Equity Program (LEEP) employers Employment and Social Development Canada Under review

Individual annual report data that have been submitted to the Labour Program by federally regulated private sector employers and Crown corporations for the Legislated Employment Equity Program (LEEP) under the Employment Equity Act.

ESDC's…

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Patient contacted drug recall Health Canada Released in October 2014

Pharmacy collaboration in contacting prescribers when drug recall occurs

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Parliamentary Committee appearances Parliament of Canada In-Progress

Names of all witnesses appearing before parliamentary committees, with the topics of the meeting, and the organization that the witnesses are representing. both Senate and HoC.

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Occurrence statistics Transportation Safety Board of Canada Released in 2014

Yearly and monthly breakdown of occurrences in rail air marine and pipeline.

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Elections Information Elections Canada Department Contacted

Upcoming elections in canada with all the information provided for voters.

  • Where do I vote?
    • how/where to vote
  • Candidates
  • Map of the electoral district
  • Profile of the electoral district…
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Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation data Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Department Contacted

Data pertaining to the operation and oversight of residential schools organized in a geo-tagged format by institution location

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Regional Polygon Datasets Natural Resources Canada Released in September 2012

In many provinces, the province is described as 'regions', i.e. for Electoral Boundaries or for environment Canada use.. i.e., Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, Chilcotin/Cariboo, Okanogan/Shuswap.. It would be helpful to have these regions…

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Imports and Exports by Country Statistics Canada Released in 2014

Imports and exports by country - trade data at the 6-digit commodity level (HS)

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Travel Health Public Health Agency of Canada Department Contacted

Public Health Agency of Canada has travel health information at http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/tmp-pmv/

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Real Property Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Released

I would like to get a data for all the building managed by Government of Canada

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Dietary Reference Intakes Health Canada Department Contacted

The Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) are a comprehensive set of nutrient reference values for healthy populations that can be used for assessing and planning diets.

  • Source:…
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Mapping of airport and aerodrome and rail lines Transport Canada Department Contacted

Datasets that allow for mapping of airport and aerodrome and rail lines

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Detailed Fisheries Harvest Data Fisheries and Oceans Canada Department Contacted

This dataset would include highly detailed information about commercial fisheries harvests on both coasts. In the Pacific, for example, the data would include harvested species and bycatch, the licence used to fish those species, gear type, Pacific…

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General Well Data Saskatchewan Energy And Resources Not collected by the Government of Canada

General Well Data and Production Data for the Province of Saskatchewan.

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Canada's Sixth National Report on Climate Change: 2014 Environment Canada Department Contacted

This is a report that is submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. It should be available as a PDF and with the tables of data available separately in an Excel and an Open Data format.

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Canadian Recreational Facility Listing Parks Canada Department Contacted

A listing of all of the hockey arenas across the country. Also listing the addresses (including longitude/latitude).

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Database of government official visits Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Development Canada Department Contacted

Database of all visits of foreign government officials in Canada, and all Canadian government officials visits abroad, either through commercial delegations or just participation of conferences.

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Full budgetary expenditures in detail Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Released

This dataset would simply be an entire breakdown of the budget. With this dataset, patriotic developers are able to make interactive graphics giving scope into the budget. These types of infographics would encourage more people to participate in…

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Radar Data Environment Canada Department Contacted

Myself and hundreds if not thousands of weather enthusiasts would like access to free, raw Canadian Doppler Radar Data (Reflectivity, Velocity and all elevations) to be able to the public. This is the practice from the National Weather Service in the…

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North American Industry Classification System codes (NAICS) Statistics Canada Released in January 2012

This dataset would include all of the codes in the North American Industry Classification System, a short description of the code and a long description of the code. The NAICS is used to classify industries and has many potential applications.

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Taxes collected Public Works and Government Services Canada Released in January 2015

Each department that collects taxes for internal or external services or for the government at large should be disclosing this information to the public. As Canadians should have the right to know it will also add clarity to budget discussions and…

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Correctional Facility Locations Correctional Services Canada Department Contacted

A dataset that shows the location of federal correctional facilities (all levels) by latitude and longitude

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Prevelance of Minimum Wage Earners Statistics Canada / Employment and Social Development Canada Department Contacted

When the Minimum Wage Database was hosted by Statcan it contained information about the prevalence of employees earning minimum wage by province. Since its migration to ESDC it now only provides information about current and past minimum wage levels…

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Severe weather alerts Environment Canada Department Contacted

Severe weather alerts watches and warnings

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Wages by Occupation for Canada, Provinces and Economic Regions Employment and Social Development Canada Released in January 2014

Minimum, median and maximum wages for Canada, provinces, territories and economic regions by all 520 specific occupation determined by the National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2006.

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Divorce and Maintenance Justice Canada Department Contacted

I would like a database for divorce, child support, maintenance, Who pays, how long, how many times they have to go to court to vary each court order, tax implications.

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Government Employee Details Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Released in February 2015

Can you publish the dataset of all employee of the government (federal,state,local,city etc) with the following info: salary,age,race,sex,ethnicity, religion,caste,creed, if any family member is employed in the govt,if has a family member who has…

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Sexually transmitted disease diagnosis/reporting rates by location, age, date Public Health Agency of Canada Department Contacted

Sexually transmitted disease diagnosis/reporting rates by location, age, date.

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NTv2 Grid Shift Files (.gsb) Natural Resources Canada Released

You can sign in and get the gsb files at http://webapp.geod.nrcan.gc.ca/geod/tools-outils/ntv2.php or the desktop application but it would…

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Research Survey Dataset Fisheries and Oceans Canada Department Contacted

The research survey dataset that contains the catch by species for all research bottom trawling surveys. The dataset would include location (Lat/Long), date, time-of-day, tow duration, towing speed, wing spread, depth, bottom temperature, species,…

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Unemployment by occupational classification by province Employment and Social Development Canada Released in January 2014

Number of unemployed by occupational class per each province.

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Government-wide Transfer Payments by Recipient Government of Canada Released in September 2013

As an example, this data set (http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/recgen/donneesouvertes-opendata/cpc-pac/PA-V3-S6-2014-eng.csv) should be collated and…

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Management Accountabilty Framework (MAF) Results Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Under review

Historical MAF Results by Department

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Proposed Laws Ministry of Justice Department Contacted

Proposed acts and bills, and their status

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The breakdown of immigration categories and their source countries Citizenship and Immigration Canada Under review

The breakdown of immigration categories and their source countries. For example, what are the top source countries for economic immigrants (PNP, FSW, Business class), refugees, etc. and vice versa, what the breakdown of the immigration categories for…

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Countries that visit data.gc.ca, with catagories of interest Open Government Secretariat, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Under review

Based on the current "Top 10 most Downloaded Datasets since launch" visting countries and categories of interest are separate tables. Build on this to create a combined dataset that illustrates the specific areas of interest each of these visiting…

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Historical Census Data Library and Archives Canada Department Contacted

Library and Archives Canada has a searchable database on their website of several historical Canadian censuses from 1825 to 1916. The search function works well for genealogists, but for social research it would be convenient to have a set of…

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Public Sector Salary Disclosure Ministry of Finance Department Contacted

http://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/publications/salarydisclosure/pssd/ - The Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act, 1996 (the act) makes Ontario's public sector more open and…

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National Defence Budget Data National Defence Department Contacted

Annual current, historical and planned budget expenditure for National Defence with similar levels of detail as that published by the US Department of Defence

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Survey on Financing and Growth of Small and Medium Enterprises Industry Canada Released in February 2013

The survey is designed to find out what kinds of financing small and medium enterprises are using, and to collect information on recent attempts to obtain new financing. The survey also collects information on barriers to growth, the financial…

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Youth In Transition Survey Statistics Canada Under review

The Youth in Transition Survey (YITS) is a longitudinal survey undertaken jointly by Statistics Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. This survey is designed to examine the major transitions in the lives of youth, particularly…

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List of Departments & agencies within the federal government / Registry of Applied Titles Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Department Contacted

Although http://canada.ca/en/gov/dept/index.html provides the list, however, there is no export formats like CSV, JSON, or XML for computer…

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Harmonized Drainage Basin Boundaries shared by Canada and the U.S. Fisheries and Oceans Canada Under review

International Joint Commission, NRCan, EC Description of the dataset you would like to make available: Seamless hydro data between Canada and the US. It is difficult to find hydrographic data that is of analytic scale and that does not end at the…

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DFAIT & United Nations Meeting Notes Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Department Contacted

How many Canadians in our government work outside Canada with international partners such as the United Nations, World Bank, ILO, etc. How many people and what are their positions? How much does the government allocate to promote work with…

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Nuclear Energy Ontario power generation Not collected by the Government of Canada

Nuclear workforce in Canada and retirees per year

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High resolution shoreline, defining intertidal Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada Department Contacted

Users would like to access the high resolution shoreline dataset so that they can start building other products off of it, including assessments of vulnerability to coastal hazards (SLR, OA, and marine debris) for the entire Pacific west coast,…

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Political Contributions Elections Canada Released

Political donations to parties, leadership campaigns, etc. as recorded by Elections Canada. They have a large publicly-accessible database on their site:

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National Prescription Drug Utilization Information System Canadian Institute for Health Information Department Contacted

Which medical providers prescribes which pharmaceutical drugs? How often? Patient level data should be anonymized or aggregated

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F.I.R.S.T. Find Information on Recovery and Safety Tips Public Safety In-Progress

Information on what to do in the event of a flood or fire. People and numbers to call. Things to avoid and precautions to take. Basically everything anyone would need to know about recovering from fires and floods or catastrophic events.

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CANSIM Access Metadata Statistics Canada Under review

Data on the access requests made via CANSIM for Statistics Canada datasets. Would be interesting to see the level of demand for StatsCan data, especially by date and subject area. For example, see what the patterns are, what kinds of data people are…

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CIDA Project Investments and Benefits Canadian International Development Agency Released in 2013

Publish data on the number of projects that are underway and in what countries are they engaged in. This will help Canadians triangulate our influence in the world and what areas and in what geographies do we prioritize against

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Listing of communities by Province and by Region for all of Canada Statistics Canada Department Contacted

A listing of all communities (incorporated and unincorporated and Indian Bands / First Nations, listed not only by Province, but also by Region, and giving the population of each community.

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Provincial data sets - in XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) format Canadian Securities Administrators Under review

The Canadian Securities Administrators' XBRL financial filings database. The only way to access this data is via SEDAR. Only human queries are allowed, and only individual files can be accessed one at a time. I realize that the CSA coordinates…

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Wait times for security screening in airports Canadian Air Transport Security Authority Under review

Wait times in airports as defined by http://www.catsa.gc.ca/waittimes

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Billings for Clinical Laboratory Testing by Physician and Lab Health Canada Department Contacted

I would like to see all of the medical laboratory tests that are billed by physicians and the labs throughout Canada, with information that would allow the breakdown by the following factors:

  • Location (Province, Region, etc.)
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Crop inventory map Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Released in February 2014

Annual crop inventory maps of canada.

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Provincial data citizenship and immigration data Citizenship and Immigration Canada Department Contacted

It would be fruitful for if the permanent/temporary resident were also broken down by provinces.

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Pharmaceutical Drugs for Human Use Health Canada Under review

Electronic copies of all labels for pharmaceutical drugs that have been approved by Health Canada.

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Flickr photos of historical significance Library and Archives Canada Department Contacted

LAC releases many pictures on their Flickr photostream, but many are not available for commercial re-use, making them unsuitable for websites such as Wikipedia. See…

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Occupational Employment Statistics Statistics Canada Released in January 2014

Users would like to compile data for research on Occupational Employment Statistics for North America and can easily retrieve very granular data at the state level for the US.…

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Location of natural gas development wells in Canada Ministry of Natural Resources Department Contacted

I would like to obtain a dataset that includes the following:

  • Well identifier
  • In-service year
  • Shutdown year
  • Well status (exploration vs. exploitation)
  • Type of operation (hydraulic fracturing)…
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Science Library Collections Science Departments (Health, CFIA, AAFC ,NRCan, NSERC, NRC,..) Department Contacted

I would like to see the contents of the library catalogues (like the old dewey decimal system) for the library holdings of science departments. Such a dataset would contain data that is traditionally found in a library catalogue such as:

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Vehicle Class Emissions Natural Resources Canada Released in October 2013

I am looking for a dataset that collects average CO2 emissions and fuel use for standard vehicle types, rather than specific vehicle models. For example, emissions and fuel use for: passenger car, hybrid car, electric car, public transit bus, subway,…

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National Graduates Survey Statistics Canada Released in January 2015

This survey was designed to determine such factors as: the extent to which graduates of postsecondary programs had been successful in obtaining employment since graduation; the relationship between the graduates' programs of study and the employment…

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Records of the number of Canadians abroad, by country Citizenship and Immigration Canada Released in September 2010

I would like to have access to a database that provides the number of Canadians living in a foreign country, for all countries.

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Outdoor Recreational Spaces Parks Canada Department Contacted

A list of all municipal and township owned and maintained outdoor play areas including but not limited to skating rinks, playgrounds, bike paths, water parks, community pools, curling rinks, bocce greens, baseball fields, soccer fields, tennis courts…

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List of Government of Canada policy instruments Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Department Contacted

List of approved policy instruments with associated metadata including: instrument type, effective date, OPI, primary, secondary and tertiary subject areas, link to the instrument, and relationship to parent and child regulatory instruments. Also…

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DB web Government organization

News headlines in Quebec

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Federal Right-Of-Way boundaries Natural Resources Canada Department Contacted

I would like to have access to federally regulated right-of-way boundaries for pipelines.

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Temporary Resident Visas issued by Region Federal government institution Citizenship and Immigration Canada Under review

I would like to see statistics on temporary resident visas issued by Region.

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Institute of Ocean Sciences Water Properties Data Holdings Department of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences Department Contacted

Metadata Inventory of water profiles. Including information about Temperature, Salinity, Transmissometer, Nutrients (nitrate, silcate OR phosphate), Chlorophyll, and Oxygen

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List of GC policy instruments Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Department Contacted

List of approved policy instruments with associated metadata including: instrument type, effective date, OPI, primary, secondary and tertiary subject areas, link to the instrument, and relationship to parent and child regulatory instruments. Also…

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ALL YEARS of "Total Entries of Temporary Foreign Worker..." Citizenship and Immigration Canada Under review

I would really like to see all years for this data set. When on-line, the only data made avaiable is from 2009 onward. This is for research purposes.

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Ontario Cellphone Towers Information Industry Canada Department Contacted

Include each cellphone tower as a unique record with information list in the below fields:

  • Name/Tower ID
  • Location/Address
  • Town/City
  • X
  • Y
  • Azimuth (in metres if possible)
607
Labour Market Opinon Database Employment and Social Development Canada Department Contacted

The dataset should include the business names of companies that applied for Labour Market Opinion, the province of the business location, the stream that was identified in the application, unnamed/named employee, the submission date of the application…

602
List of Canadian companies operating abroad Canadian Trade Commissioner Service Under review

A list of Canadian companies that operate abroad, including the countries where they operate.

601
Parking tickets Municipal government Not collected by the Government of Canada

I would like to get the parking ticket paid by each location with geocode by year.

585
Canadian regulatory and legislative text Department of Justice Department Contacted

The laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/ site provided by the Department of Justice is searchable through an on-line form, but the search is limited. I would like to see an API developed for the laws website, to perform automated searches, and to retrieve full…

585
Number of restricted fire zone days by date/ by park Natural Resources Canada Department Contacted

I want to see what the best time to go camping is, you could use this to determine the likelihood of a given week having a fire ban.

581
Infrastructure/building projects by forward sortation area (FSA) Infrastructure Canada Department Contacted

A list of new public infrastructure/building projects by forward sortation area (FSA).

578
Citizenship and Immigration Canada Processing Times Citizenship and Immigration Canada Department Contacted

Published processing times in August and September 2013 for Overseas spousal sponsorship applications in Canada and then at the London High Commission.

576
Insured vehicle by region or cities Municipal government Not collected by the Government of Canada

I would like to see if we could get numbers of vehicle insured or registered in each region or cities.

569
Community Mailbox location Canada Post Department Contacted

Location data of community mailbox.  Ideally location by long/lat, but could also be by other form of reference (civic address, etc.).  Easy to map in GIS.

566
Lake Winnipeg Basin Stewardship Fund Project Reports Environment Canada Department Contacted

The Lake Winnipeg Basin Stewardship Fund has provided funding in two phases, starting in 2008.  Interim or final project reports are not made public.  We would like to see this data made public as it is publicly funded work.

560
Aeronautical maps, digital Transport Canada Department Contacted

The full set of digitized aeronautical maps published in a manner similar to the FAA in the US.  At present these maps are only available to s select few commercial enterprises.

558
Aboriginal Business Directory Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Department Contacted

List of Aboriginal Businesses in Canada with details including Primary Business Activity, number of employees and total sales, along with others.

552
Public Service Staffing Actions Public Service Commission of Canada Department Contacted

Information on public service staffing actions by year, broken into:

  • processes initiated, notices of intent to appoint, notices of appointment
  • deployments, assignments, actings, lateral moves, demotions, promotions
  • 551
    Overturned denials of permanent residency Citizenship and Immigration Canada Department Contacted

    The current datasets show the number of applications made, approved, denied, withdrawn, etc. It would be helpful to know how many applications that are initially denied by a visa office are overturned by the Immigration and Refugee Board either via…

    545
    Traits of Plants in Canada (TOPIC) Natural Resources Canada Department Contacted

    Functional traits of Canadian flora from the TOPIC database used by Literature Review Module and the Empirical Measurements Module.

    541
    Number of new permanent resident entries at each port of entry Citizenship and Immigration Canada and/or Canada Border Services Agency Department Contacted

    Number of permanent residents admitted every year from each port of entry.

    532
    Canada Gazette Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Department Contacted

    The Canada Gazette is searchable through an on-line form, but the search is limited. I would like to see an API developed for the Canada Gazette, to perform automated searches, and to retrieve the search results automatically as well.

    487
    Gas Station: Price & Location Transport Canada Department Contacted

    The data set would be updated regularly and would ideally include the price for each gas and the location for each gas station across Canada. This information would help hundreds of Canadian to observe the gas's price of each stations around them.

    461
    Security clearances Public Services and Procurement Canada Department Contacted

    Volumetric information on personal security clearances. http://iss-ssi.pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca/ssi-iss-services/esp-pss-eng.html

    421
    Pesticide Product Information Database Health Canada Department Contacted

    Pesticide Product Information Database for accurately identifying and obtaining detailed agricultural pesticides. I'm considering the development of online record keeping software application for use by commercial applicators.

    365
    National Hydro Network Natural Resources Canada Department Contacted

    It would be great to be able to download one shapefile that covers an entire province of hydro features

    359
    CBSA immigration security screening timeline statistics Canadian Border Services Agency, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Department Contacted

    The last public statistics is from the governor general fall 2011 audit. This audit talks about an agreement between IRCC and CBSA from 2006 which indicates CBSA can take 9-18 months (part 2-51 to 2055). 2-55 talks about measures CBSA wanted to add to…

    357
    Orders in Council Database Privy Council Office Department Contacted

    The same information as made available in HTML format via this form http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/oic-ddc.asp

    346
    Permanent Residence Applications still in processing that have exceeded posted processing timelines Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada Department Contacted

    Details of permanent residence applications still in processing that have exceeded the posted processing timeframe, including the Canadian Experience Class. Should include applications submitted from within Canada and number of months since…

    337
    Canadian Company Capabilities Industry Canada Department Contacted

    Companies that can supply an organization with the goods, services and technology it needs.

    http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/ccc-rec.nsf/eng/home

    336
    Military Medals, Honours and Awards, 1812-1969 Veterans Affairs Canada Department Contacted

    http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/military-medals-1812-1969/Pages/military-medals-honours-…

    320
    Parks of Canada, in collaboration with other levels of government Parks Canada Department Contacted

    A master list of all national and provincial parks (municipal if possible) as well as their accompanying facilities, fees, location (either as a single point or parcel boundary). The "Parks Canada Master List of Fees" dataset already available is not…

    319
    List of Federal Institutions Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Released in 2011-12-07

    In Burolis, TBS displays federal institution codes; 2 columns (Code, Institution URL).  I'd like to see a dataset that consists of 3 columns:

    Institution Code (3 letters), Name of Institution, Institution URL

    315
    Artists in Canada National Art Gallery Department Contacted 313
    Departmental machine readable files inventory Machine Readable Archives (MRA) division of the Public Archives of Canada Department Contacted

    In 1975-1976, the Machine Readable Archives (MRA) division of the Public Archives of Canada undertook a survey of all machine readable data files in the federal government. Data is presently stored at Library & Archives Canada, under MIKAN #…

    310
    8-metre resolution bathymetry data Department of Fisheries and Oceans Department Contacted

    Detailed bathymetry at resolutions from 1-metre to 16-metres, depending upon sea floor complexity.  This would be consistent with such data presently available from the United States and from the United Kingdom.  It is known that there is an existing…

    305
    Processing Times of All Visa Categories by Visa Office Over Time Citizenship and Immigration Canada Department Contacted

    The average processing times of different visas, broken down by the visa office it is being processed at, over time.

    Additional Comments and Feedback. Current processing times for visas are available by different categories (from here:…

    303
    Base boundaries Department of National Defence Department Contacted

    GIS file for the outer boundary of all bases and training areas.

    298
    Canada Time Zone None Not collected by the Government of Canada

    Looking for GIS files (Google Earth KML/KMZ, MapInfo TAB file etc) that contains polygons for the Canadian time zone boundaries (both Winter and Summer time zones). Similar to the png/jpg files provided by NRC here:

    238
    Passport Canada Office Wait Times Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Department Contacted

    A live feed of queue length could help people who work nearby choose an optimal time to go to the passport office.

    A historical day-of-the-week average queue length dataset for a given passport office would let somebody plan their visit for…

    236
    Permanent Residents by Immigration Category and Citizenship Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Under review

    Description of PRs by immigrant category and citizenship so we can know for example where economic immigrants are coming from

    234
    Carbon Footprint of Government of Canada Travel Public Services and Procurement Canada Department Contacted

    The new Shared Travel Services (STS) Portal, provided by travel management company Hogg Robinson Group (HRG), is the gateway to the Government of Canada’s (GC) travel management solution for GC employees and authorized contractors. Source:…

    218
    Restaurant and Food Service Inspection in Canada Provincial / municipal governments Not collected by the Government of Canada

    API to pull all warnings/violations issued by the CFIA to individual restaurants/stores.

    202
    In land refugee claim by port of entry Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada Under review

    In land refugee claim by port of entry with source countries

    196
    Canadian government liabilities Statistics Canada Released

    List of liabilities Including federal pension shortfalls and crown corporations

    193
    Netfile .TAX format and schema information Canada Revenue Agency Department Contacted

    The Netfile process and documentation for electronically filing tax returns is only available to qualified commercial software vendors. This should be available to all Canadians to allow the development of open, cost-effective and innovative tax…

    193
    SWOOP 2015 Land Information Ontario Not collected by the Government of Canada

    All of the current (2015) South Western Ontario Orthophotography Project Data as well as subsequent Central Ontario data next year.

    192
    Public Statutory Holidays None Not collected by the Government of Canada

    API that gives the public statutory holidays in Canada, and for each province.

    191
    Number of all categories of visa applications for last 10-15 years Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Department Contacted

    Dataset should consist of below :

  • A number of all categories of application received since last 10 -15 years.
  • Status of the applications - Approved/Rejected.
  • Applicant native country.
  • Information regarding the…
  • 189
    Economic Activity by Municipality Canada Revenue Agency Department Contacted

    Quarterly data set of the business activity by municipality based on GST/HST reporting data. This data would be used to to track economic activity such as growth or decline. The data would show the effectiveness of governmental policies and other…

    187
    Geographic Attribute File - 2001 Census Statistics Canada Department Contacted

    The equivalent file for the Geographic Attribute File - 2006 Census & Geographic Attribute File - 2011 Census. The 2001 is needed to follow trends over time.

    187
    Urban Buildings - City of Ottawa Statistics Canada Department Contacted

    A shapefile containing they footprint of more than 300,000 buildings in the City of Ottawa.

    181
    Total Property Insured Value per Province Finances Canada Department Contacted

    I would like a dataset that gives a breakdown of total property insured per province.

    180
    Permanent Residents by Immigration Category, Province, and Citizenship Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Under review

    Permanent Residents, for each province, by their immigration and citizenship. E.g. for PRs to BC, where do economic immigrants come from?

    179
    List of all aircraft, including non-Canadian planes, that take off from and land at Canadian airports. NavCanada Not collected by the Government of Canada

    List of all the aircraft, including foreign planes (non-Canadian planes and planes that are not registered in Canada), that take off from and land at Canadian airports. Ideally, an archive covering several years would be appreciated.

    Required…

    177
    Education level of Immigranst by Admission Category Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Department Contacted

    A yearly table of the educational level, broken down by admission category for all immigrants, and for those over 15 years of age. Another table would show country of origin and level of education. These tables were published in Facts and Figures up…

    176
    Airworthiness Directives Transport Canada Department Contacted

    Airworthiness Directives for all Canadian registered aircraft. Here is the link to the public website: http://wwwapps3.tc.gc.ca/Saf-Sec-Sur/2/CAWIS-SWIMN/awd-lv-cs1401.asp…

    176
    Job Bank Historical Data Employment and Social Development Canada Department Contacted

    The number of postings per month, separated by a rough measure of skill such as an education requirement, or occupation (preferred), or industry. This data will contribute to academic research about skill demand in Canada, which may benefit the…

    175
    Members of Parliament and their Hill and Constituency staff House of Commons Department Contacted

    Members of Parliament and the staff of their Hill and Constituency offices, with addresses, both physical and email, phone numbers etc.

    172
    Assignment and Licensing System (ALS) database Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Department Contacted

    Entire dataset of antenna licences with coordinates and carriers for mapping purposes.

    170
    Department of Canadian Heritage grant recipients Canadian Heritage Released

    The recipients of grants from each of Canadian Heritage's funding programs, including the names of the recipients, location (city) of the recipients, year the grants were received, and funding stream/program.

    169
    Parliament, Cabinet and prime minister Parliament of Canada Department Contacted

    I am wondering whether it is possible to have access to the dataset that feeds this site:

    http://www.lop.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Compilations/…

    167
    Airline complaints Canadian Transportation Agency Department contacted

    All airline complaints submitted to Canadian Transportation Agency.

    The nature of the complaint example, delays, cancellations, bad service, denied boarding etc.

    The frequency of complaints, how many per day.

    The resolution of…

    166
    Medical Device Licences List Health Canada Department Contacted

    I would like to have an interactive access to the public list of Medical Devices Licenses that are already published on the Health Canada website

    166
    Annual expenditures on internal audit Treasury Board Secretariat, all departments and agencies Department Contacted

    Annual expenditures on internal audit functions by department/agency and for Canada; would be nice to obtain greater detail with respect to the breakdowns by the type of expenditure; these expenditures have been made possible since 1930s.

    163
    Database of predatory journals Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Department Contacted

    There has been an increase in the number of predatory journals that are being published. These journals undermine actual scientific research and can confuse the public as to what research is valid and peered reviewed vs what "research" is just junk…

    161
    MyDemocracy Government of Canada, Vox Pop Labs Department contacted

    There is an Opinion Survey being conducted by the Government of Canada here: https://www.mydemocracy.ca. Short of any personally identifiable information, the entire data collected by this program should be…

    161
    ITB Procurements Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Department contacted

    There used to be an RSS feed of this data, then the RSS was broken for a while, and now it no longer exists. It'd be great to convert this to a reliable web service, whether RSS or something else.

    161
    Survey Results on Monument to Victims of Communism Canadian Heritage Department Contacted

    Full responses of Canadians to the survey of the Department of Heritage on the Victims of Communism Monument. This should include all written responses of respondents in the section where they could give their opinion.

    161
    List of designated educational institutions Employment and Social Development Canada Department contacted

    Master List of designated educational institutions containing all the educational institutions where students are eligible to receive Canada Student Loans.

    This list is currently published in a non-downloadable format here:…

    156
    CRTC ILECs Tariffs Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Department Contacted

    Please provide the list of tariffs with details like vendor name, location, crtc agreement number, item number, service description, rate, effective date etc.

    156
    Annual caseload of people recieving CPP/QPP disability benefits Employment and Social Development Canada Department contacted

    Annual caseload of people receiving CPP/QPP disability benefits over the past 10-15 years

    153
    Anti-terrorism Financing Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada Department contacted

    http://www.osfi-bsif.gc.ca/Eng/fi-if/amlc-clrpc/atf-fat/Pages/default.aspx

    These file exports aren't optimized for machine reading -- header data…

    150
    Tax Brackets 2015 Canada Revenue Agency Released

    2015 Tax Brackets in JSON format

    150
    Defence Research Reports Defence Research and Development Canada Department Contacted

    A collection of these reports are already available online, but are not listed in the open data catalog. The dataset is available at http://pubs.drdc-rddc.gc.ca/pubdocs/pcow1_e.html

    149
    Radio License Information Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Department Contacted

    All radio license information once available through the TAFL website (http://spectrum.ic.gc.ca/tafl/taflindex.html) that is transitioned to the new Spectrum Management System.

    IC has…

    148
    Permanent Residents by country and education level 1960 to 2015 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Department Contacted

    It should include data on skilled workers (principal applicants) by country of citizenship and education level. If possible, please publish another dataset of skilled workers (principal applicants) by university education level and field of study.

    147
    Citizenship Revocations 1947-2017 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Department Contacted

    I would like to know how many Canadian citizens have had their citizenship revoked since 1947, and on what grounds. There is very little data on your site regarding enforcement outcomes.

    For instance, I cannot determine the source of the data…

    146
    Primary and Secondary schools Provincial Government Not collected by the Government of Canada

    A comprehensive list of primary and secondary schools in Canada from all provinces containing names of each school, the postal code, province, city, and if possible the latitude/longitude.

    146
    Study permit holders by Province/Territory, Citizenship and Level of Study, as of December 31st Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Department Contacted

    This dataset would expand on the existing “Study permit holders by Province/Territory and Citizenship, as of December 31st” dataset by further separating students by level of study. At a minimum, the level of study would have 2 categories: “Primary…

    145
    Population by Age and Province Statistics Canada Department Contacted

    I would like to see a dataset that shows population per province broken into age. Rather than the grouped versions available now, I would like to the number of people per age. e.g. How many people are 1 year old, how many people are 2 years old, etc…

    139
    Canada 150 Canadian Heritage Under Review

    It would be interesting to see all the projects/proposals that got submitted but not approved ....While I understand the decision behind not accepting might be confidential it still would be good to get an idea of what activities/projects were…

    138
    Rates of Pay for Public Servants Treasury Board Secretariat Department Contacted

    Open (JSON) format of pay rates for public servants, including all Collective agreements, and student rates of pay.

    132
    Super visas Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Department Contacted

    Hello I am looking for information on the number of super visas allotted to parents and grandparents over the age of 50 . If possible break down by age and gender would be helpful. As well as how many each year.

    130
    Aboriginal Lands of Canada Legislative Boundaries Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Department contacted

    The boundaries of all Canadian Aboriginal Lands (i.e. reservations) in shape file format. You do have it in other formats that are not compatible with our software: WMS ESRI REST HTML

    130
    Estimate of the population of undocumented immigrants residing in Canada Canadian Border Services Agency and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Department Contacted

    If the CBSA or IRCC tracks estimates of the undocumented/unauthorized immigrant population in Canada, this information would be very helpful for researchers studying unauthorized immigration both in Canada and comparatively with other destination…

    129
    Number of contractual employees in the federal public service Treasury Board Secretariat Department Contacted

    I would like to know how many "contractual" employees employed in the Public Service of Canada. After reading the mandate of the PSC, it appears that contractual employees do not fall under the Public Service Commission and therefore the merit…

    128
    Representative data sets Elections Canada Released

    All federal, provincial, and municipal elected positions. Their election status, incumbent, next election for that position, if election is ongoing who are the candidates.

    I think people need to be involved more and this type of information…

    127
    Obstacle Limitation Surface Not collected by the Government of Canada

    Obstacle Limitation Surfaces (OLS) are a series of surfaces that set the height limits of object around an airport, runway or helicopter pad. It would contain the main approach and transitional surfaces for runways and the outer surface for airport…

    126
    Fraser Valley Wild, Threatened and Lost Streams Fisheries and Oceans Canada Department Contacted

    Fraser Valley Wild, Threatened and Lost Streams interactive map.  Able to pin point location and ability to turn off and on endangered or lost streams in the lower mainland.

    Was available before a few months ago.

    122
    Animal production by species Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Department contacted

    Animal production by region. Number of producers by category (meat/ fur/ research/ reintroduction etc)

    It would be valuable information to know how many horses, cows, pigs, chickens, rabbits, exotic birds, fish, sheep, goats, etc. are being…

    122
    Aerodrome Shapefile Transport Canada Department Contacted

    A shapefile in any format including all aerodromes in Canada. This is for the purpose of determining proximity to aerodromes in order to adequately comply with Transport Canada regulations on commercial UAV operations.

    116
    Protected areas in Canada CCEA Not collected by the Government of Canada

    Shapefile database of protected areas in Canada

    http://www.ccea.org/download-carts-data/

    114
    All Department & Agency Contracts & Amendments Over $10,000 Treasury Board Secretariat Department Contacted

    The Government of Canada’s Guidelines on the Proactive Disclosure of Contracts states that all departments must publish all contracts & amendments over $10,000. It does, but the format that this is presented in is difficult to parse and does not…

    110
    Courts and Tribunals Justice Canada and other Boards and Tribunals with decision making authority Department Contacted

    If we review the annual reports of many courts and tribunals, they do provide basic data such as: number of claims, success rates by party, etc. Such tribunals should also be required to report on wait times and costs and cost awards. Monetary awards…

    109
    Historical range of dinosaurs / Map of major dinosaur discoveries Parks Canada Department Contacted

    A dataset showing polygons with historical dinosaur ranges across Canada. This should probably come with another layer portraying how the Canada at that time would have looked.

    107
    Population of Federal Public Service by department and by function (HR, Internal Audit, etc.) annually - internal auditors Treasury Board Secretariat Department Contacted

    The dataset that I viewed does not have a breakdown by the function, for example people working in HR, Finance, Internal Audit, etc. I specifically need to know the population of internal auditors in government on the annual basis as far back as…

    106
    List of cities/towns/municipalities/hamlets or CSDs in Canada Canada Revenue Agency / Statistics Canada Department Contacted

    A list of cities/towns/municipalities/hamlets or “Census Subdivisions (CSD)” according to Stats Canada for Canada.

    100
    Federal Employee Travel Class and vehicle types rented Treasury Board Secretariat? Department Contacted

    What class of travel is used by an employee, elected official or appointee.  Where travel is not in economy class, what is the justification.  Where car rentals are not mid size cars, what is the justification. Overall Cost of travel.

    59
    Merchandise transported to Canada 2010–2016 Statistics Canada Department Contacted

    The total quantity of merchandise (tonnage in millions) transported to Canada for each method of transportation (air, rail, boat, road and others) for the period 2010–2016 if possible

    58
    Regulatory Impact Analysis Statements Dataset Treasury Board Secretariat Department Contacted

    A Regulatory Impact Analysis Statements Dataset would make available every Regulatory Impact Analysis Statements (RIAS) published in the Canada Gazette (Part I and II). RIAS are produced when a new regulation or an amendment to an existing one is…

    52
    Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada - First Nation Profiles Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Department Contacted

    An open dataset or REST API for INAC’s First Nation Profiles.

    INAC First Nation Profiles Homepage: http://fnp-ppn.aandc-aadnc.gc.ca/fnp/Main/index.aspx

    The INAC First…

    51
    Federal Employee Expense Account claims above $1000 per month Treasury Board Secretariat? Department Contacted

    A summary of expense accounts by all federal employees, including elected and appointed officials, in excess of $1000 per month.  Details to include type of expenditure, amount and justification.  Shall include per diem amounts, hotel, class of travel…

    50
    Hospitals Health Canada Department Contacted

    Shapefile or other format information on Hospital locations in Canada

    Additional Comments and Feedback: Access to all Hospital and 24 hour emergency center locations across Canada for the purpose of mapping them.

    49
    Crude Oil Imports and Export by Vessel National Energy Board Department Contacted

    Monthly volumes/weight that is imported and exported by ship/maritime transport.

    Similar to that already provided for Rail (http://www.neb-one.gc.ca/…

    48
    Mailbox locations Canada Post Department Contacted

    A GIS-compatible dataset with the locations of mailboxes across Canada (not just the community boxes, but all places where mail can be posted). 

    47
    Census of Agriculture Statistics Canada Department Contacted

    Census of Agriculture fully linked to geographic boundaries like CAR, CD, CCS.

    Additional Comments and Feedback: Statistics Canada has a full on geography division yet each time the census is released the census boundaries and the census data…

    47
    Visitor applications by Consulate Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada Department Contacted

    A breakdown of the number of applications received each year by consulates outside the country. The issuance rate of such visas including their type (Temporary,multi-entry and single entry). This would enable opportunities for in depth research on the…

    45
    Water quality data of past 10 years Environment and Climate Change Canada Department Contacted

    Water quality data of the main rivers during the past 10 years

    43
    National Joint Council (NJC) Travel Rates Treasury Board Secretariat Department Contacted

    Annexes of the National Joint Council (NJC) Travel Directives that contain all the mileage, perdiem information for Canada and other countries. This information is currently only available in HTML table based form, and would likely be trivial to…

    40
    Postal Code Database Canada Post Under review

    The Postal Code database that corresponds Postal Codes to geographic locations denoted by a Longitude and Latitude or Street Address range.

    20
    Community Mailbox location Canada Post Department Contacted

    Location data of community mailbox.  Ideally location by long/lat, but could also be by other form of reference (civic address, etc.).  Easy to map in GIS.

    13
    Passport Canada Office Wait Times Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Department Contacted

    A live feed of queue length could help people who work nearby choose an optimal time to go to the passport office.

    A historical day-of-the-week average queue length dataset for a given passport office would let somebody plan their visit for…

    12
    Top 100 dispensed drug in Canada Health Canada Department Contacted

    The topmost drug (generic and brand name) prescribed by the doctors all over Canada, their cost and total expenditure from the patient's point of view. It will also help the Pharmaceutical manufacturers and business analysts. We can get an idea about…

    12
    CBSA immigration security screening timeline statistics Canadian Border Services Agency, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Department Contacted

    The last public statistics is from the governor general fall 2011 audit. This audit talks about an agreement between IRCC and CBSA from 2006 which indicates CBSA can take 9-18 months (part 2-51 to 2055). 2-55 talks about measures CBSA wanted to add to…

    11
    Average household income by FSA (2011) Statistics Canada In-Progress

    One number for each FSA, the average household income for each FSA.

    10
    Veterans of world war I and world war II Veterans Affairs Released in part in May 2013

    Historical records of Canadians who served in war, their names, ages, home town, rank, where they served, when they served, with which military units, medals earned or awarded, injuries, medical leave. Other related info as available.

    10
    Hospitals Health Canada Department Contacted

    Shapefile or other format information on Hospital locations in Canada

    Additional Comments and Feedback: Access to all Hospital and 24 hour emergency center locations across Canada for the purpose of mapping them.

    9
    List of cities/towns/municipalities/hamlets or CSDs in Canada Canada Revenue Agency / Statistics Canada Department Contacted

    A list of cities/towns/municipalities/hamlets or “Census Subdivisions (CSD)” according to Stats Canada for Canada.

    9
    Canadian Amateur Radio Call Sign Database Industry Canada Department Contacted

    The database is available online already so it just needs to be added to your catalogue. It is searchable via a number of sites including the one below but the actual authority is IC.

    9
    Government Electronic Directory Services (GEDS) Shared Services Canada Released in February 2014 For information on all Government of Canada programs and services, call 1 800 O-Canada (1-800-622-6232)

    Government Electronic Directory Services (GEDS) provides a directory listing of federal public servants and manages the Government of Canada…

    9
    Mailbox locations Canada Post Department Contacted

    A GIS-compatible dataset with the locations of mailboxes across Canada (not just the community boxes, but all places where mail can be posted). 

    8
    Obstacle Limitation Surface Not collected by the Government of Canada

    Obstacle Limitation Surfaces (OLS) are a series of surfaces that set the height limits of object around an airport, runway or helicopter pad. It would contain the main approach and transitional surfaces for runways and the outer surface for airport…

    8
    Annual caseload of people recieving CPP/QPP disability benefits Employment and Social Development Canada Department contacted

    Annual caseload of people receiving CPP/QPP disability benefits over the past 10-15 years

    8
    MyDemocracy Government of Canada, Vox Pop Labs Department contacted

    There is an Opinion Survey being conducted by the Government of Canada here: https://www.mydemocracy.ca. Short of any personally identifiable information, the entire data collected by this program should be…

    8
    ITB Procurements Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Department contacted

    There used to be an RSS feed of this data, then the RSS was broken for a while, and now it no longer exists. It'd be great to convert this to a reliable web service, whether RSS or something else.

    8
    Canadian government liabilities Statistics Canada Released

    List of liabilities Including federal pension shortfalls and crown corporations

    8
    Number of all categories of visa applications for last 10-15 years Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Department Contacted

    Dataset should consist of below :

  • A number of all categories of application received since last 10 -15 years.
  • Status of the applications - Approved/Rejected.
  • Applicant native country.
  • Information regarding the…
  • 8
    Urban Buildings - City of Ottawa Statistics Canada Department Contacted

    A shapefile containing they footprint of more than 300,000 buildings in the City of Ottawa.

    8
    Netfile .TAX format and schema information Canada Revenue Agency Department Contacted

    The Netfile process and documentation for electronically filing tax returns is only available to qualified commercial software vendors. This should be available to all Canadians to allow the development of open, cost-effective and innovative tax…

    8
    Airworthiness Directives Transport Canada Department Contacted

    Airworthiness Directives for all Canadian registered aircraft. Here is the link to the public website: http://wwwapps3.tc.gc.ca/Saf-Sec-Sur/2/CAWIS-SWIMN/awd-lv-cs1401.asp…

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    Carbon Footprint of Government of Canada Travel Public Services and Procurement Canada Department Contacted

    The new Shared Travel Services (STS) Portal, provided by travel management company Hogg Robinson Group (HRG), is the gateway to the Government of Canada’s (GC) travel management solution for GC employees and authorized contractors. Source:…

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    Restaurant and Food Service Inspection in Canada Provincial / municipal governments Not collected by the Government of Canada

    API to pull all warnings/violations issued by the CFIA to individual restaurants/stores.

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    Radio License Information Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Department Contacted

    All radio license information once available through the TAFL website (http://spectrum.ic.gc.ca/tafl/taflindex.html) that is transitioned to the new Spectrum Management System.

    IC has…

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    Military Medals, Honours and Awards, 1812-1969 Veterans Affairs Canada Department Contacted

    http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/military-medals-1812-1969/Pages/military-medals-honours-…

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    8-metre resolution bathymetry data Department of Fisheries and Oceans Department Contacted

    Detailed bathymetry at resolutions from 1-metre to 16-metres, depending upon sea floor complexity.  This would be consistent with such data presently available from the United States and from the United Kingdom.  It is known that there is an existing…

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    Canadian Company Capabilities Industry Canada Department Contacted

    Companies that can supply an organization with the goods, services and technology it needs.

    http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/ccc-rec.nsf/eng/home

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    Traits of Plants in Canada (TOPIC) Natural Resources Canada Department Contacted

    Functional traits of Canadian flora from the TOPIC database used by Literature Review Module and the Empirical Measurements Module.

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    Number of new permanent resident entries at each port of entry Citizenship and Immigration Canada and/or Canada Border Services Agency Department Contacted

    Number of permanent residents admitted every year from each port of entry.

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    Travel Health Public Health Agency of Canada Department Contacted

    Public Health Agency of Canada has travel health information at http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/tmp-pmv/

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    eManifest data Canada Border Services Agency Under review

    All manifest data made available on a monthly basis from all ship, rail, ground and air transportation coming in and out of Canada. The data set would ideally include Shippers name and complete mailing and physical address, consignee's name and…

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    Postal Codes by Federal Ridings File (PCFRF) Statistic Canada Released in January 2014

    I would like to have a file that lists Postal codes and the associated Federal Electoral Riding.

    Here is the information that I would like to have made available as open data:…

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    Harmonized Drainage Basin Boundaries shared by Canada and the U.S. Fisheries and Oceans Canada Under review

    International Joint Commission, NRCan, EC Description of the dataset you would like to make available: Seamless hydro data between Canada and the US. It is difficult to find hydrographic data that is of analytic scale and that does not end at the…

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    Dietary Reference Intakes Health Canada Department Contacted

    The Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) are a comprehensive set of nutrient reference values for healthy populations that can be used for assessing and planning diets.

    • Source:…
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    Listing of communities by Province and by Region for all of Canada Statistics Canada Department Contacted

    A listing of all communities (incorporated and unincorporated and Indian Bands / First Nations, listed not only by Province, but also by Region, and giving the population of each community.

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    National Historic Sites of Canada Parks Canada Department Contacted

    List of the National Historic Sites of Canada released in a KML format, that could easily be incorporated into a map using a virtual globe program. Would be used to promote awareness of the various historical locations, for the benefit of all…

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    Flickr photos of historical significance Library and Archives Canada Department Contacted

    LAC releases many pictures on their Flickr photostream, but many are not available for commercial re-use, making them unsuitable for websites such as Wikipedia. See…

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    New Salmon Escapement Database (NuSEDS) Fisheries and Oceans Canada Released in November 2014

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Pacific Region's centralized database that holds adult salmon escapement data. Specifically, the abundance of each species of salmon spawning in each BC stream each year.

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    Unemployment by occupational classification by province Employment and Social Development Canada Released in January 2014

    Number of unemployed by occupational class per each province.

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    Federal Pre-Budget Submissions Parliament of Canada In-Progress

    Each year the Standing Committee on Finance receives and published all pre-budget submissions from taxpayers and organization. The database should list the name of the organization making the pre-budget submission, and should include all the specific…

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    CIHR Canadian Research Information System Canadian Institutes of Health Research - CIHR Department Contacted

    All research awards that are already publicly available to be also available with the Open Government License. This includes:

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    North American Industry Classification System codes (NAICS) Statistics Canada Released in January 2012

    This dataset would include all of the codes in the North American Industry Classification System, a short description of the code and a long description of the code. The NAICS is used to classify industries and has many potential applications.

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    Federal Corporations Industry Canada Released in February 2014

    There is a search available that would be nice to access through opendata.

    www.ic.gc.ca/app/scr/cc/CorporationsCanada/fdrlCrpSrch.html?locale=en_CA

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    Government Employee Details Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Released in February 2015

    Can you publish the dataset of all employee of the government (federal,state,local,city etc) with the following info: salary,age,race,sex,ethnicity, religion,caste,creed, if any family member is employed in the govt,if has a family member who has…

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    Severe weather alerts Environment Canada Department Contacted

    Severe weather alerts watches and warnings

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    Sales Tax Rates Canada Revenue Agency Released in November 2014

    Sales tax rates per province and territory available via API such that a POS system could regularly request updated rate information without requiring manual intervention. Required information would be the HST or PST/GST rate per province and…

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    Licenced Fishing Vessel Directory Fisheries and Oceans Canada Department Contacted

    Information about all vessels that have been issued licences to commercially harvest specific species in the Pacific Region
    e.g. http://www-ops2.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/ops…

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    Bankruptcy and Insolvency Records Industry Canada Department Contacted

    The Bankruptcy and Insolvency Records Search database contains:
    • basic debtor information of all bankruptcies and proposals registered in Canada since 1978
    • all receiverships registered with our office since January 1993
    • all…

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    Occupational Employment Statistics Statistics Canada Released in January 2014

    Users would like to compile data for research on Occupational Employment Statistics for North America and can easily retrieve very granular data at the state level for the US.…

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    Aviation Charts, Publications and Weather Data NavCanada In-Progress

    Aviation Charts such as navigation charts, terminal charts, publications such as Canadian Airport Charts (airport diagrams), Canada Flight Supplement (airport facilities), Canada Air Pilot (instrument procedures at airports), Notices to Airmen (…

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    Crude Oil Imports and Export by Vessel National Energy Board Department Contacted

    Monthly volumes/weight that is imported and exported by ship/maritime transport.

    Similar to that already provided for Rail (http://www.neb-one.gc.ca/…

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    Federal Employee Expense Account claims above $1000 per month Treasury Board Secretariat? Department Contacted

    A summary of expense accounts by all federal employees, including elected and appointed officials, in excess of $1000 per month.  Details to include type of expenditure, amount and justification.  Shall include per diem amounts, hotel, class of travel…

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    Regulatory Impact Analysis Statements Dataset Treasury Board Secretariat Department Contacted

    A Regulatory Impact Analysis Statements Dataset would make available every Regulatory Impact Analysis Statements (RIAS) published in the Canada Gazette (Part I and II). RIAS are produced when a new regulation or an amendment to an existing one is…

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    Merchandise transported to Canada 2010–2016 Statistics Canada Department Contacted

    The total quantity of merchandise (tonnage in millions) transported to Canada for each method of transportation (air, rail, boat, road and others) for the period 2010–2016 if possible

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    Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada - First Nation Profiles Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Department Contacted

    An open dataset or REST API for INAC’s First Nation Profiles.

    INAC First Nation Profiles Homepage: http://fnp-ppn.aandc-aadnc.gc.ca/fnp/Main/index.aspx

    The INAC First…

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    Study permit holders by Province/Territory, Citizenship and Level of Study, as of December 31st Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Department Contacted

    This dataset would expand on the existing “Study permit holders by Province/Territory and Citizenship, as of December 31st” dataset by further separating students by level of study. At a minimum, the level of study would have 2 categories: “Primary…

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    Population by Age and Province Statistics Canada Department Contacted

    I would like to see a dataset that shows population per province broken into age. Rather than the grouped versions available now, I would like to the number of people per age. e.g. How many people are 1 year old, how many people are 2 years old, etc…

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    All Department & Agency Contracts & Amendments Over $10,000 Treasury Board Secretariat Department Contacted

    The Government of Canada’s Guidelines on the Proactive Disclosure of Contracts states that all departments must publish all contracts & amendments over $10,000. It does, but the format that this is presented in is difficult to parse and does not…

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    Representative data sets Elections Canada Released

    All federal, provincial, and municipal elected positions. Their election status, incumbent, next election for that position, if election is ongoing who are the candidates.

    I think people need to be involved more and this type of information…

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    Annual expenditures on internal audit Treasury Board Secretariat, all departments and agencies Department Contacted

    Annual expenditures on internal audit functions by department/agency and for Canada; would be nice to obtain greater detail with respect to the breakdowns by the type of expenditure; these expenditures have been made possible since 1930s.

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    Database of predatory journals Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Department Contacted

    There has been an increase in the number of predatory journals that are being published. These journals undermine actual scientific research and can confuse the public as to what research is valid and peered reviewed vs what "research" is just junk…

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    Parliament, Cabinet and prime minister Parliament of Canada Department Contacted

    I am wondering whether it is possible to have access to the dataset that feeds this site:

    http://www.lop.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Compilations/…

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    Population of Federal Public Service by department and by function (HR, Internal Audit, etc.) annually - internal auditors Treasury Board Secretariat Department Contacted

    The dataset that I viewed does not have a breakdown by the function, for example people working in HR, Finance, Internal Audit, etc. I specifically need to know the population of internal auditors in government on the annual basis as far back as…

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    Protected areas in Canada CCEA Not collected by the Government of Canada

    Shapefile database of protected areas in Canada

    http://www.ccea.org/download-carts-data/

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    List of designated educational institutions Employment and Social Development Canada Department contacted

    Master List of designated educational institutions containing all the educational institutions where students are eligible to receive Canada Student Loans.

    This list is currently published in a non-downloadable format here:…

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    Anti-terrorism Financing Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada Department contacted

    http://www.osfi-bsif.gc.ca/Eng/fi-if/amlc-clrpc/atf-fat/Pages/default.aspx

    These file exports aren't optimized for machine reading -- header data…

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    Defence Research Reports Defence Research and Development Canada Department Contacted

    A collection of these reports are already available online, but are not listed in the open data catalog. The dataset is available at http://pubs.drdc-rddc.gc.ca/pubdocs/pcow1_e.html

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    SWOOP 2015 Land Information Ontario Not collected by the Government of Canada

    All of the current (2015) South Western Ontario Orthophotography Project Data as well as subsequent Central Ontario data next year.

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    Tax Brackets 2015 Canada Revenue Agency Released

    2015 Tax Brackets in JSON format

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    Permanent Residents by Immigration Category, Province, and Citizenship Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Under review

    Permanent Residents, for each province, by their immigration and citizenship. E.g. for PRs to BC, where do economic immigrants come from?

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    Permanent Residents by Immigration Category and Citizenship Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Under review

    Description of PRs by immigrant category and citizenship so we can know for example where economic immigrants are coming from

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    Canada Time Zone None Not collected by the Government of Canada

    Looking for GIS files (Google Earth KML/KMZ, MapInfo TAB file etc) that contains polygons for the Canadian time zone boundaries (both Winter and Summer time zones). Similar to the png/jpg files provided by NRC here:

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    In land refugee claim by port of entry Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada Under review

    In land refugee claim by port of entry with source countries

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    List of Federal Institutions Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Released in 2011-12-07

    In Burolis, TBS displays federal institution codes; 2 columns (Code, Institution URL).  I'd like to see a dataset that consists of 3 columns:

    Institution Code (3 letters), Name of Institution, Institution URL

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    List of Federal Institutions Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Released in 2011-12-07

    In Burolis, TBS displays federal institution codes; 2 columns (Code, Institution URL).  I'd like to see a dataset that consists of 3 columns: Institution Code (3 letters), Name of Institution, Institution URL

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    Security clearances Public Services and Procurement Canada Department Contacted

    Volumetric information on personal security clearances. http://iss-ssi.pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca/ssi-iss-services/esp-pss-eng.html

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    Permanent Residence Applications still in processing that have exceeded posted processing timelines Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada Department Contacted

    Details of permanent residence applications still in processing that have exceeded the posted processing timeframe, including the Canadian Experience Class. Should include applications submitted from within Canada and number of months since…

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    Orders in Council Database Privy Council Office Department Contacted

    The same information as made available in HTML format via this form http://www.pco-bcp.gc.ca/oic-ddc.asp

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    Base boundaries Department of National Defence Department Contacted

    GIS file for the outer boundary of all bases and training areas.

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    Artists in Canada National Art Gallery Department Contacted 7
    National Hydro Network Natural Resources Canada Department Contacted

    It would be great to be able to download one shapefile that covers an entire province of hydro features

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    Processing Times of All Visa Categories by Visa Office Over Time Citizenship and Immigration Canada Department Contacted

    The average processing times of different visas, broken down by the visa office it is being processed at, over time.

    Additional Comments and Feedback. Current processing times for visas are available by different categories (from here:…

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    Parking tickets Municipal government Not collected by the Government of Canada

    I would like to get the parking ticket paid by each location with geocode by year.

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    Insured vehicle by region or cities Municipal government Not collected by the Government of Canada

    I would like to see if we could get numbers of vehicle insured or registered in each region or cities.

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    Aboriginal Business Directory Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Department Contacted

    List of Aboriginal Businesses in Canada with details including Primary Business Activity, number of employees and total sales, along with others.

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    List of GC policy instruments Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Department Contacted

    List of approved policy instruments with associated metadata including: instrument type, effective date, OPI, primary, secondary and tertiary subject areas, link to the instrument, and relationship to parent and child regulatory instruments. Also…

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    Historical Census Data Library and Archives Canada Department Contacted

    Library and Archives Canada has a searchable database on their website of several historical Canadian censuses from 1825 to 1916. The search function works well for genealogists, but for social research it would be convenient to have a set of…

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    Location of natural gas development wells in Canada Ministry of Natural Resources Department Contacted

    I would like to obtain a dataset that includes the following:

    • Well identifier
    • In-service year
    • Shutdown year
    • Well status (exploration vs. exploitation)
    • Type of operation (hydraulic fracturing)…
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    National Prescription Drug Utilization Information System Canadian Institute for Health Information Department Contacted

    Which medical providers prescribes which pharmaceutical drugs? How often? Patient level data should be anonymized or aggregated

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    Postsecondary enrolment by Province, Institution type, and Field of Study Statistics Canada Department Contacted

    A dataset of postsecondary enrolment by Province and field of study would be helpful for both public and private sector human resource planning.

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    Aeronautical maps, digital Transport Canada Department Contacted

    The full set of digitized aeronautical maps published in a manner similar to the FAA in the US.  At present these maps are only available to s select few commercial enterprises.

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    Science Library Collections Science Departments (Health, CFIA, AAFC ,NRCan, NSERC, NRC,..) Department Contacted

    I would like to see the contents of the library catalogues (like the old dewey decimal system) for the library holdings of science departments. Such a dataset would contain data that is traditionally found in a library catalogue such as:

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    Federal Right-Of-Way boundaries Natural Resources Canada Department Contacted

    I would like to have access to federally regulated right-of-way boundaries for pipelines.

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    Government-wide Transfer Payments by Recipient Government of Canada Released in September 2013

    As an example, this data set (http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/recgen/donneesouvertes-opendata/cpc-pac/PA-V3-S6-2014-eng.csv) should be collated and…

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    CANSIM Access Metadata Statistics Canada Under review

    Data on the access requests made via CANSIM for Statistics Canada datasets. Would be interesting to see the level of demand for StatsCan data, especially by date and subject area. For example, see what the patterns are, what kinds of data people are…

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    Pharmaceutical Drugs for Human Use Health Canada Under review

    Electronic copies of all labels for pharmaceutical drugs that have been approved by Health Canada.

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    List of Canadian companies operating abroad Canadian Trade Commissioner Service Under review

    A list of Canadian companies that operate abroad, including the countries where they operate.

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    Management Accountabilty Framework (MAF) Results Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Under review

    Historical MAF Results by Department

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    ALL YEARS of "Total Entries of Temporary Foreign Worker..." Citizenship and Immigration Canada Under review

    I would really like to see all years for this data set. When on-line, the only data made avaiable is from 2009 onward. This is for research purposes.

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    National Graduates Survey Statistics Canada Released in January 2015

    This survey was designed to determine such factors as: the extent to which graduates of postsecondary programs had been successful in obtaining employment since graduation; the relationship between the graduates' programs of study and the employment…

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    Annual Report data for Legislated Employment Equity Program (LEEP) employers Employment and Social Development Canada Under review

    Individual annual report data that have been submitted to the Labour Program by federally regulated private sector employers and Crown corporations for the Legislated Employment Equity Program (LEEP) under the Employment Equity Act.

    ESDC's…

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    Prevelance of Minimum Wage Earners Statistics Canada / Employment and Social Development Canada Department Contacted

    When the Minimum Wage Database was hosted by Statcan it contained information about the prevalence of employees earning minimum wage by province. Since its migration to ESDC it now only provides information about current and past minimum wage levels…

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    Labour Market Opinon Database Employment and Social Development Canada Department Contacted

    The dataset should include the business names of companies that applied for Labour Market Opinion, the province of the business location, the stream that was identified in the application, unnamed/named employee, the submission date of the application…

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    Activity or Fitness Level of Canadians Statistics Canada Released in October 2014

    Health and fitness related data sets that describe the activity or fitness level of Canadians.

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    Records of the number of Canadians abroad, by country Citizenship and Immigration Canada Released in September 2010

    I would like to have access to a database that provides the number of Canadians living in a foreign country, for all countries.

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    Members of Legislature Public Service Parliament of Canada Department Contacted

    Members of legislature from each province with details on their riding, photo, etc. as available, for example, from: http://www1.gnb…

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    Canadian Recreational Facility Listing Parks Canada Department Contacted

    A listing of all of the hockey arenas across the country. Also listing the addresses (including longitude/latitude).

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    NTv2 Grid Shift Files (.gsb) Natural Resources Canada Released

    You can sign in and get the gsb files at http://webapp.geod.nrcan.gc.ca/geod/tools-outils/ntv2.php or the desktop application but it would…

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    Divorce and Maintenance Justice Canada Department Contacted

    I would like a database for divorce, child support, maintenance, Who pays, how long, how many times they have to go to court to vary each court order, tax implications.

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    Postal codes and federal ridings Elections Canada Department Contacted

    Elections Canada already provides a search engine where you can find your federal riding, by postal code. It would be very useful to have this database available in a format such as Excel so we can automate searches of companies, people, etc.

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    Database of government official visits Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Development Canada Department Contacted

    Database of all visits of foreign government officials in Canada, and all Canadian government officials visits abroad, either through commercial delegations or just participation of conferences.

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    Proactive Disclosure (Hospitality, grant, contracts) Government of Canada Released in February 2015

    It would be nice if we could get the proactive disclosure information in a common format between department. This would allow better linked information between departments. It would be interesting to see if the individuals could be giving a public Id…

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    Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Awards Database Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Released in February 2014

    All research awards that are already publicly available to be also available with the Open Government License. This includes:

    • NSERC Awards database -…
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    Historical Fisheries Catch Data Fisheries and Oceans Canada Department Contacted

    This dataset would include historical harvest data for all Pacific and Atlantic fisheries. Data would encompass harvested weights and landed values for multiple species within every type of fishing licence offered by DFO. For Pacific fisheries, these…

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    Canadian Daily UV Index Forecast Environment Canada Released in February 2014

    Daily UV forecast for major Canadian centers is currently offered in text format: http://weather.gc.ca/forecast/…

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    Imports and Exports by Country Statistics Canada Released in 2014

    Imports and exports by country - trade data at the 6-digit commodity level (HS)

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    Canadian importer database Industry Canada Released in January 2013

    The database tables comprising the Canadian Importer Database at http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/cid-dic.nsf/eng/home. The web interface is nice but the raw data should be available as well…

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    Historical Treaties Natural Resources Canada; Earth Sciences Sector; Mapping Information Branch In-Progress

    I like that the maps are available with the officially adopted Historical Indian Treaties. What would be really helpful is if the GIS ready data was published as well like:    - polygons for treaty areas    - lines for treaty outlines    - points for…

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    Wages by Occupation for Canada, Provinces and Economic Regions Employment and Social Development Canada Released in January 2014

    Minimum, median and maximum wages for Canada, provinces, territories and economic regions by all 520 specific occupation determined by the National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2006.

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    Hospital Wait Times Health Canada Released in February 2015

    Emergency room wait times by hospital; updated hourly. May require anonymous, electronic patient sign in / sign out system.

    Set: hospital name; location; last updated; ER patient sign in time; ER patient sign out time

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    Mapping of airport and aerodrome and rail lines Transport Canada Department Contacted

    Datasets that allow for mapping of airport and aerodrome and rail lines

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    Ecocide acts Justice Canada In-Progress

    Recognizing extensive damage of our environment, the web of life as ecocide is being debated at international forum, at the World Congress on Justice Law and Governance for Environmental Sustainability in Jun 2012 and at the UN Food and Agriculture…

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    Billings for Clinical Laboratory Testing by Physician and Lab Health Canada Department Contacted

    I would like to see all of the medical laboratory tests that are billed by physicians and the labs throughout Canada, with information that would allow the breakdown by the following factors:

    • Location (Province, Region, etc.)
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    Research Survey Dataset Fisheries and Oceans Canada Department Contacted

    The research survey dataset that contains the catch by species for all research bottom trawling surveys. The dataset would include location (Lat/Long), date, time-of-day, tow duration, towing speed, wing spread, depth, bottom temperature, species,…

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    500 m gridded bathymetry Fisheries and Oceans Canada Department Contacted

    For Atlantic Canada DFO has created a 500 m gridded bathymetry data set that is delivered as a web mapping service. This data set should be available for all of Canada but initially for southern waters.

     

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    Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation data Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Department Contacted

    Data pertaining to the operation and oversight of residential schools organized in a geo-tagged format by institution location

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    F.I.R.S.T. Find Information on Recovery and Safety Tips Public Safety In-Progress

    Information on what to do in the event of a flood or fire. People and numbers to call. Things to avoid and precautions to take. Basically everything anyone would need to know about recovering from fires and floods or catastrophic events.

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    Prison inmates costs for Canadians Correctional Service of Canada In-Progress

    The cost, to taxpayers, to house an inmate in Canadian prisons.

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    Taxes collected Public Works and Government Services Canada Released in January 2015

    Each department that collects taxes for internal or external services or for the government at large should be disclosing this information to the public. As Canadians should have the right to know it will also add clarity to budget discussions and…

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    Traffic Flow Transport Canada Department Contacted

    Vehicular Traffic Flow and Pedestrian Traffic Flow

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    Nuclear Energy Ontario power generation Not collected by the Government of Canada

    Nuclear workforce in Canada and retirees per year

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    Competition Bureau Merger Registry Competition Bureau (Industry Canada) In-Progress

    The Competition Bureau currently publishes a monthly report of concluded merger reviews on
    its website (http://www.competitionbureau.gc.ca/eic/site/cb-bc.nsf/eng/…

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    National Household Survey Statistics Canada Released in May 2013

    This survey provide statistical information about people in Canada by their demographic, social and economic characteristics as well as provide information about the housing units in which they live.

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    Vehicle Recalls Database Transport Canada Released in September 2012

    The Vehicle Recalls Database is used by Transport Canada's Defect Investigations and Recalls Division to record and publish recalls pertaining to vehicles, tires, and child car seats.

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    Pathogen Safety Data Sheets and Risk Assessment Public Health Agency of Canada Under review

    Pathogen Safety Data Sheets (PSDSs) (previously titled Material Safety Data Sheets for infectious substances) are technical documents that describe the hazardous properties of a human pathogen and recommendations for work involving these agents in a…

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    Lobbying Data Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying Canada Released in March 2014

    Lobbying activities from the Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying Canada. Data behind the 12-Month Lobbying Activity Search (https://ocl-…

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    National Occupational Classification (NOC) Statistics Canada Released in November 2013 The NOC is designed to classify occupational information from statistical surveys. It is also used in a range of contexts to compile, analyze and communicate information about occupations. Occupational information is of critical importance for the… 7
    Water quality data of past 10 years Environment and Climate Change Canada Department Contacted

    Water quality data of the main rivers during the past 10 years

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    Federal Employee Travel Class and vehicle types rented Treasury Board Secretariat? Department Contacted

    What class of travel is used by an employee, elected official or appointee.  Where travel is not in economy class, what is the justification.  Where car rentals are not mid size cars, what is the justification. Overall Cost of travel.

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    Visitor applications by Consulate Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada Department Contacted

    A breakdown of the number of applications received each year by consulates outside the country. The issuance rate of such visas including their type (Temporary,multi-entry and single entry). This would enable opportunities for in depth research on the…

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    Historical range of dinosaurs / Map of major dinosaur discoveries Parks Canada Department Contacted

    A dataset showing polygons with historical dinosaur ranges across Canada. This should probably come with another layer portraying how the Canada at that time would have looked.

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    Rates of Pay for Public Servants Treasury Board Secretariat Department Contacted

    Open (JSON) format of pay rates for public servants, including all Collective agreements, and student rates of pay.

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    Number of contractual employees in the federal public service Treasury Board Secretariat Department Contacted

    I would like to know how many "contractual" employees employed in the Public Service of Canada. After reading the mandate of the PSC, it appears that contractual employees do not fall under the Public Service Commission and therefore the merit…

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    Courts and Tribunals Justice Canada and other Boards and Tribunals with decision making authority Department Contacted

    If we review the annual reports of many courts and tribunals, they do provide basic data such as: number of claims, success rates by party, etc. Such tribunals should also be required to report on wait times and costs and cost awards. Monetary awards…

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    Citizenship Revocations 1947-2017 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Department Contacted

    I would like to know how many Canadian citizens have had their citizenship revoked since 1947, and on what grounds. There is very little data on your site regarding enforcement outcomes.

    For instance, I cannot determine the source of the data…

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    Canada 150 Canadian Heritage Under Review

    It would be interesting to see all the projects/proposals that got submitted but not approved ....While I understand the decision behind not accepting might be confidential it still would be good to get an idea of what activities/projects were…

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    Animal production by species Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Department contacted

    Animal production by region. Number of producers by category (meat/ fur/ research/ reintroduction etc)

    It would be valuable information to know how many horses, cows, pigs, chickens, rabbits, exotic birds, fish, sheep, goats, etc. are being…

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    Aboriginal Lands of Canada Legislative Boundaries Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Department contacted

    The boundaries of all Canadian Aboriginal Lands (i.e. reservations) in shape file format. You do have it in other formats that are not compatible with our software: WMS ESRI REST HTML

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    List of all aircraft, including non-Canadian planes, that take off from and land at Canadian airports. NavCanada Not collected by the Government of Canada

    List of all the aircraft, including foreign planes (non-Canadian planes and planes that are not registered in Canada), that take off from and land at Canadian airports. Ideally, an archive covering several years would be appreciated.

    Required…

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    Members of Parliament and their Hill and Constituency staff House of Commons Department Contacted

    Members of Parliament and the staff of their Hill and Constituency offices, with addresses, both physical and email, phone numbers etc.

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    Medical Device Licences List Health Canada Department Contacted

    I would like to have an interactive access to the public list of Medical Devices Licenses that are already published on the Health Canada website

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    Total Property Insured Value per Province Finances Canada Department Contacted

    I would like a dataset that gives a breakdown of total property insured per province.

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    Survey Results on Monument to Victims of Communism Canadian Heritage Department Contacted

    Full responses of Canadians to the survey of the Department of Heritage on the Victims of Communism Monument. This should include all written responses of respondents in the section where they could give their opinion.

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    Department of Canadian Heritage grant recipients Canadian Heritage Released

    The recipients of grants from each of Canadian Heritage's funding programs, including the names of the recipients, location (city) of the recipients, year the grants were received, and funding stream/program.

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    Geographic Attribute File - 2001 Census Statistics Canada Department Contacted

    The equivalent file for the Geographic Attribute File - 2006 Census & Geographic Attribute File - 2011 Census. The 2001 is needed to follow trends over time.

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    Primary and Secondary schools Provincial Government Not collected by the Government of Canada

    A comprehensive list of primary and secondary schools in Canada from all provinces containing names of each school, the postal code, province, city, and if possible the latitude/longitude.

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    CRTC ILECs Tariffs Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Department Contacted

    Please provide the list of tariffs with details like vendor name, location, crtc agreement number, item number, service description, rate, effective date etc.

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    Assignment and Licensing System (ALS) database Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Department Contacted

    Entire dataset of antenna licences with coordinates and carriers for mapping purposes.

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    Job Bank Historical Data Employment and Social Development Canada Department Contacted

    The number of postings per month, separated by a rough measure of skill such as an education requirement, or occupation (preferred), or industry. This data will contribute to academic research about skill demand in Canada, which may benefit the…

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    Pesticide Product Information Database Health Canada Department Contacted

    Pesticide Product Information Database for accurately identifying and obtaining detailed agricultural pesticides. I'm considering the development of online record keeping software application for use by commercial applicators.

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    Parks of Canada, in collaboration with other levels of government Parks Canada Department Contacted

    A master list of all national and provincial parks (municipal if possible) as well as their accompanying facilities, fees, location (either as a single point or parcel boundary). The "Parks Canada Master List of Fees" dataset already available is not…

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    Departmental machine readable files inventory Machine Readable Archives (MRA) division of the Public Archives of Canada Department Contacted

    In 1975-1976, the Machine Readable Archives (MRA) division of the Public Archives of Canada undertook a survey of all machine readable data files in the federal government. Data is presently stored at Library & Archives Canada, under MIKAN #…

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    Lake Winnipeg Basin Stewardship Fund Project Reports Environment Canada Department Contacted

    The Lake Winnipeg Basin Stewardship Fund has provided funding in two phases, starting in 2008.  Interim or final project reports are not made public.  We would like to see this data made public as it is publicly funded work.

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    Overturned denials of permanent residency Citizenship and Immigration Canada Department Contacted

    The current datasets show the number of applications made, approved, denied, withdrawn, etc. It would be helpful to know how many applications that are initially denied by a visa office are overturned by the Immigration and Refugee Board either via…

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    Public Service Staffing Actions Public Service Commission of Canada Department Contacted

    Information on public service staffing actions by year, broken into:

  • processes initiated, notices of intent to appoint, notices of appointment
  • deployments, assignments, actings, lateral moves, demotions, promotions
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    Citizenship and Immigration Canada Processing Times Citizenship and Immigration Canada Department Contacted

    Published processing times in August and September 2013 for Overseas spousal sponsorship applications in Canada and then at the London High Commission.

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    Canadian regulatory and legislative text Department of Justice Department Contacted

    The laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/ site provided by the Department of Justice is searchable through an on-line form, but the search is limited. I would like to see an API developed for the laws website, to perform automated searches, and to retrieve full…

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    Canada Gazette Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Department Contacted

    The Canada Gazette is searchable through an on-line form, but the search is limited. I would like to see an API developed for the Canada Gazette, to perform automated searches, and to retrieve the search results automatically as well.

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    Ontario Cellphone Towers Information Industry Canada Department Contacted

    Include each cellphone tower as a unique record with information list in the below fields:

    • Name/Tower ID
    • Location/Address
    • Town/City
    • X
    • Y
    • Azimuth (in metres if possible)
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    Infrastructure/building projects by forward sortation area (FSA) Infrastructure Canada Department Contacted

    A list of new public infrastructure/building projects by forward sortation area (FSA).

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    List of Government of Canada policy instruments Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Department Contacted

    List of approved policy instruments with associated metadata including: instrument type, effective date, OPI, primary, secondary and tertiary subject areas, link to the instrument, and relationship to parent and child regulatory instruments. Also…

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    Radar Data Environment Canada Department Contacted

    Myself and hundreds if not thousands of weather enthusiasts would like access to free, raw Canadian Doppler Radar Data (Reflectivity, Velocity and all elevations) to be able to the public. This is the practice from the National Weather Service in the…

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    DB web Government organization

    News headlines in Quebec

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    Institute of Ocean Sciences Water Properties Data Holdings Department of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences Department Contacted

    Metadata Inventory of water profiles. Including information about Temperature, Salinity, Transmissometer, Nutrients (nitrate, silcate OR phosphate), Chlorophyll, and Oxygen

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    Real Property Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Released

    I would like to get a data for all the building managed by Government of Canada

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    Vehicle Class Emissions Natural Resources Canada Released in October 2013

    I am looking for a dataset that collects average CO2 emissions and fuel use for standard vehicle types, rather than specific vehicle models. For example, emissions and fuel use for: passenger car, hybrid car, electric car, public transit bus, subway,…

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    Temporary Resident Visas issued by Region Federal government institution Citizenship and Immigration Canada Under review

    I would like to see statistics on temporary resident visas issued by Region.

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    Bedford Basin Monitoring Program Fisheries and Oceans Canada Under review

    The Bedford Institute of Oceanography has been collecting weekly profiles of water conductivity, temperature, and depth (CTD), as well as dissolved oxygen and fluorescence, in the Bedford Basin (Halifax, NS). The measurements started in 1992 and are…

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    The breakdown of immigration categories and their source countries Citizenship and Immigration Canada Under review

    The breakdown of immigration categories and their source countries. For example, what are the top source countries for economic immigrants (PNP, FSW, Business class), refugees, etc. and vice versa, what the breakdown of the immigration categories for…

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    Job Bank API Employment and Social Development Canada Under review

    We would like live access to the job listings made available on the Job Bank site so they can be accessed by web and mobile applications.

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    Survey on Financing and Growth of Small and Medium Enterprises Industry Canada Released in February 2013

    The survey is designed to find out what kinds of financing small and medium enterprises are using, and to collect information on recent attempts to obtain new financing. The survey also collects information on barriers to growth, the financial…

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    Elections Information Elections Canada Department Contacted

    Upcoming elections in canada with all the information provided for voters.

    • Where do I vote?
      • how/where to vote
    • Candidates
    • Map of the electoral district
    • Profile of the electoral district…
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    List of terrorist acts within canada and sovereign soil Public Safety Canada Released in 2013

    Would be nice to have a similar dataset as what is available from the United States, especially for academic research/papers; specifically detailing incident date, type of attack (bomb, violence, threats, kidnapping, etc), ideology (far right,…

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    Canada's Sixth National Report on Climate Change: 2014 Environment Canada Department Contacted

    This is a report that is submitted to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. It should be available as a PDF and with the tables of data available separately in an Excel and an Open Data format.

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    Correctional Facility Locations Correctional Services Canada Department Contacted

    A dataset that shows the location of federal correctional facilities (all levels) by latitude and longitude

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    List of Departments & agencies within the federal government / Registry of Applied Titles Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Department Contacted

    Although http://canada.ca/en/gov/dept/index.html provides the list, however, there is no export formats like CSV, JSON, or XML for computer…

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    Sexually transmitted disease diagnosis/reporting rates by location, age, date Public Health Agency of Canada Department Contacted

    Sexually transmitted disease diagnosis/reporting rates by location, age, date.

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    Countries that visit data.gc.ca, with catagories of interest Open Government Secretariat, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Under review

    Based on the current "Top 10 most Downloaded Datasets since launch" visting countries and categories of interest are separate tables. Build on this to create a combined dataset that illustrates the specific areas of interest each of these visiting…

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    Data on food ingredients Canadian Food Inspection Agency Department Contacted

    Data on ingredients in food for the purpose of identifying any health warnings to consumers. This could be used in an app that would allow consumers scan the product barcode and identify health issues on the product based on the ingredients contained…

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    Wholesale Price Reports Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Dataset Released August 2017

    The data behind the Weekly Wholesale Prices Reports.

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    Nautical maps/Lidar Fisheries and Oceans Canada Department Contacted

    Please make all nautical raster maps & .shp files available for free as per topo maps, badly
    need Lidar data for all of Canada

     

     

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    Parliamentary Committee appearances Parliament of Canada In-Progress

    Names of all witnesses appearing before parliamentary committees, with the topics of the meeting, and the organization that the witnesses are representing. both Senate and HoC.

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    Detailed Fisheries Harvest Data Fisheries and Oceans Canada Department Contacted

    This dataset would include highly detailed information about commercial fisheries harvests on both coasts. In the Pacific, for example, the data would include harvested species and bycatch, the licence used to fish those species, gear type, Pacific…

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    Government of Canada Publications Public Works and Government Services Canada Released in October 2014

    The Government of Canada Publications catalogue contains extensive data and information about GoC publications. Opening up this data would allow users to find trends and patters within the publications made available by the government, such as…

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    Landed Weight and Landed Value of Fish, by species, fishery, gear and year Fisheries and Oceans Canada In-Progress

    The data published at http://www.pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/stats/comm/summ-somm/annsumm-sommann/2012/ANNUAL12_USER_three_party_groups.htm…

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    Breakdown of Immigration Categories and Source Countries Citizenship and Immigration Canada Department Contacted

    The breakdown of immigration categories and their source countries. For example, what are the top source countries for economic immigrants (PNP, FSW, Business class), refugees, etc. and vice versa, what the breakdown of the immigration categories for…

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    Occurrence statistics Transportation Safety Board of Canada Released in 2014

    Yearly and monthly breakdown of occurrences in rail air marine and pipeline.

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    Flying hours to flight crew licence issuance Transport Canada Department Contacted

    Number of hours required before issuance of private pilot licence, broken down by anonymized student and by the recommending instructor, and with identity of flight training unit. The data set should have a student identifier, the date that training…

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    Median Household Income and Household Income Distribution by Census Subdivision for 2011 Statistics Canada Released in September 2013

    The Median Household Income and Household Income Distribution by Census Subdivision for 2011

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    General Well Data Saskatchewan Energy And Resources Not collected by the Government of Canada

    General Well Data and Production Data for the Province of Saskatchewan.

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    Vessel position report records Canadian Coast Guard In-Progress

    Yearly records of vessel position reports to Marine Communication Traffic Centres

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    Canada-Wide Tax Rates Canada Revenue Agency Released in November 2014

    With eCommerce needing support, we need to look up daily rates for provinces with regards to taxation, every day.  Every morning, I want my online application to look up provincial taxation structure, including rates, for provincial taxes, GST and HST…

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    Permafrost in Canada Natural Resources Canada Released in March 2013

    Data used to create the Permafrost map of Canada

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    Lightning Danger Locations Environment Canada Department Contacted

    The data from which the Lightning Danger Maps are drawn, that is, a real-time or near-real-time feed or generated file containing the locations (longitude and latitude) of where there is danger from lightning.

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    High resolution shoreline, defining intertidal Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada Department Contacted

    Users would like to access the high resolution shoreline dataset so that they can start building other products off of it, including assessments of vulnerability to coastal hazards (SLR, OA, and marine debris) for the entire Pacific west coast,…

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    National Defence Budget Data National Defence Department Contacted

    Annual current, historical and planned budget expenditure for National Defence with similar levels of detail as that published by the US Department of Defence

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    CIDA Project Investments and Benefits Canadian International Development Agency Released in 2013

    Publish data on the number of projects that are underway and in what countries are they engaged in. This will help Canadians triangulate our influence in the world and what areas and in what geographies do we prioritize against

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    Companies that Outsource Industry Canada In-Progress

    Provide a list of companies in Canada that outsource work/jobs to other countries

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    Federally regulated businesses Industry Canada Department contacted

    Legal name, business or trade name, Industry classification, address and any other contact information that is available for federally regulated businesses.

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    Long-Term Climate Change impacts for Ontario Environment Canada In-Progress

    Would like user-friendly spatial data showing how climate change will impact Ontario, if it exists.  i.e.. areas more likely to experience drought/ higher rainfall rates, etc.

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    Canadian Patent Database Canadian Intellectual Property Office Under review CIPO's Canadian Patent Database. This database lets you access 93 years of patent descriptions and images. You can search, retrieve and study more than 2,140,000 patent documents. 6
    Canadian Trade-marks Database Canadian Intellectual Property Office Under review CIPO's Canadian Trade-marks Database. This database lets you access trade-marks. 6
    Digital Charts Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada Under review

    Digital Charts from the Canadian Hydrographic Service. The CHS offers exceptional digital charts in two formats – Electronic Navigational Charts (ENCs) and raster (BSB) charts.

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    Data from Canada Pension Plan : Old Age Security - Statistical Bulletin Employment and Social Development Canada Released in January 2014

    Data tables found within the Statistical Bulletin 'Canada Pension Plan: Old Age Security'. Including:

    • Net Amount paid for benefits, by type and by province for fiscal year, and
    • Number of New Benefits, by Province and by Type…
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    Agreements between mining corporations and aboriginal communities or governments Natural Resources Canada Under review

    Data behind this document: http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/minerals-metals/sites/www.nrcan.gc.ca.minerals-metals/files/files/pdf/…

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    Census of Agriculture Statistics Canada Department Contacted

    Census of Agriculture fully linked to geographic boundaries like CAR, CD, CCS.

    Additional Comments and Feedback: Statistics Canada has a full on geography division yet each time the census is released the census boundaries and the census data…

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    National Joint Council (NJC) Travel Rates Treasury Board Secretariat Department Contacted

    Annexes of the National Joint Council (NJC) Travel Directives that contain all the mileage, perdiem information for Canada and other countries. This information is currently only available in HTML table based form, and would likely be trivial to…

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    Fraser Valley Wild, Threatened and Lost Streams Fisheries and Oceans Canada Department Contacted

    Fraser Valley Wild, Threatened and Lost Streams interactive map.  Able to pin point location and ability to turn off and on endangered or lost streams in the lower mainland.

    Was available before a few months ago.

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    Estimate of the population of undocumented immigrants residing in Canada Canadian Border Services Agency and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Department Contacted

    If the CBSA or IRCC tracks estimates of the undocumented/unauthorized immigrant population in Canada, this information would be very helpful for researchers studying unauthorized immigration both in Canada and comparatively with other destination…

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    Aerodrome Shapefile Transport Canada Department Contacted

    A shapefile in any format including all aerodromes in Canada. This is for the purpose of determining proximity to aerodromes in order to adequately comply with Transport Canada regulations on commercial UAV operations.

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    Super visas Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Department Contacted

    Hello I am looking for information on the number of super visas allotted to parents and grandparents over the age of 50 . If possible break down by age and gender would be helpful. As well as how many each year.

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    Public Statutory Holidays None Not collected by the Government of Canada

    API that gives the public statutory holidays in Canada, and for each province.

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    Permanent Residents by country and education level 1960 to 2015 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Department Contacted

    It should include data on skilled workers (principal applicants) by country of citizenship and education level. If possible, please publish another dataset of skilled workers (principal applicants) by university education level and field of study.

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    Education level of Immigranst by Admission Category Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Department Contacted

    A yearly table of the educational level, broken down by admission category for all immigrants, and for those over 15 years of age. Another table would show country of origin and level of education. These tables were published in Facts and Figures up…

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    Economic Activity by Municipality Canada Revenue Agency Department Contacted

    Quarterly data set of the business activity by municipality based on GST/HST reporting data. This data would be used to to track economic activity such as growth or decline. The data would show the effectiveness of governmental policies and other…

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    Number of restricted fire zone days by date/ by park Natural Resources Canada Department Contacted

    I want to see what the best time to go camping is, you could use this to determine the likelihood of a given week having a fire ban.

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    Gas Station: Price & Location Transport Canada Department Contacted

    The data set would be updated regularly and would ideally include the price for each gas and the location for each gas station across Canada. This information would help hundreds of Canadian to observe the gas's price of each stations around them.

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    Political Contributions Elections Canada Released

    Political donations to parties, leadership campaigns, etc. as recorded by Elections Canada. They have a large publicly-accessible database on their site:

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    Proposed Laws Ministry of Justice Department Contacted

    Proposed acts and bills, and their status

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    Public Sector Salary Disclosure Ministry of Finance Department Contacted

    http://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/publications/salarydisclosure/pssd/ - The Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act, 1996 (the act) makes Ontario's public sector more open and…

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    Outdoor Recreational Spaces Parks Canada Department Contacted

    A list of all municipal and township owned and maintained outdoor play areas including but not limited to skating rinks, playgrounds, bike paths, water parks, community pools, curling rinks, bocce greens, baseball fields, soccer fields, tennis courts…

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    Wait times for security screening in airports Canadian Air Transport Security Authority Under review

    Wait times in airports as defined by http://www.catsa.gc.ca/waittimes

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    Youth In Transition Survey Statistics Canada Under review

    The Youth in Transition Survey (YITS) is a longitudinal survey undertaken jointly by Statistics Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. This survey is designed to examine the major transitions in the lives of youth, particularly…

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    Current and Upcoming Elections Elections Canada Department Contacted

    I would like to be able to see all elections that are upcoming in Canada with the type (federal, provincial, municipal, by-election..), the voting day, advanced voting days, currently registered candidates and any other information available for the…

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    Provincial data citizenship and immigration data Citizenship and Immigration Canada Department Contacted

    It would be fruitful for if the permanent/temporary resident were also broken down by provinces.

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    Provincial data sets - in XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) format Canadian Securities Administrators Under review

    The Canadian Securities Administrators' XBRL financial filings database. The only way to access this data is via SEDAR. Only human queries are allowed, and only individual files can be accessed one at a time. I realize that the CSA coordinates…

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    Crop inventory map Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Released in February 2014

    Annual crop inventory maps of canada.

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    Patient contacted drug recall Health Canada Released in October 2014

    Pharmacy collaboration in contacting prescribers when drug recall occurs

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    Income by municipality of employment along with municipality of residence Statistics Canada Released in October 2013

    A dataset that shows what municipalities individuals work in, their income, and what municipalities they live in.

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    Full budgetary expenditures in detail Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Released

    This dataset would simply be an entire breakdown of the budget. With this dataset, patriotic developers are able to make interactive graphics giving scope into the budget. These types of infographics would encourage more people to participate in…

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    Civil Aviation Daily Occurrence Report System (CADORS) Transport Canada Department Contacted

    Civil Aviation Daily Occurrence Report System (CADORS)

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    DFAIT & United Nations Meeting Notes Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Department Contacted

    How many Canadians in our government work outside Canada with international partners such as the United Nations, World Bank, ILO, etc. How many people and what are their positions? How much does the government allocate to promote work with…

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    Regional Polygon Datasets Natural Resources Canada Released in September 2012

    In many provinces, the province is described as 'regions', i.e. for Electoral Boundaries or for environment Canada use.. i.e., Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, Chilcotin/Cariboo, Okanogan/Shuswap.. It would be helpful to have these regions…

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    Aboriginals Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Released in part in February 2014

    Data about Aboriginals, including:

    • communities
    • treaties
    • land claims
    • social issues
    • natural resources agreements with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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    Airline complaints Canadian Transportation Agency Department contacted

    All airline complaints submitted to Canadian Transportation Agency.

    The nature of the complaint example, delays, cancellations, bad service, denied boarding etc.

    The frequency of complaints, how many per day.

    The resolution of…

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