25 sites and apps for open government

25 sites and apps for open government

Four majormunicipalities in Canada – Edmonton, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver– have started opening their data for public use through open data...

August 12th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

Open data or social networking?

Open data or social networking?

Steven Green, director of marketing and communications at the Government of Ontario Cabinet Office, hosted a table at a recent...

August 11th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

Product, food recall site uses geomapping

Product, food recall site uses geomapping

A former epidemiologist with the Public Health Agency of Canada has developed a Web site for tracking product, food and drug...

August 4th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Lac Carling 2010: Q&A with David Eaves

Lac Carling 2010: Q&A with David Eaves

The stateof the “open data movement” in Canadawas discussed by six public sector officials in a joint panel discussion teleconferencedfrom...

June 17th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

Vancouver grads build game with government data

Vancouver grads build game with government data

A group of Vancouver grad students are believed to be the first to use open government data for game development...

June 8th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

Catching up with Government 2.0 at Mesh

Catching up with Government 2.0 at Mesh

At therecent Mesh Conference in Toronto, a four-member panel discussion moderated byopen government activist/negotiator David Eaves provided the latest updates...

May 21st, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

Open government talk buzzes across Canada

Open government talk buzzes across Canada

Open government discussions are buzzing across Canada, with two events last weekend – the Open City Workshop hosted by the...

March 11th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

Edmonton takes five steps towards open govt

Edmonton takes five steps towards open govt

The City of Edmonton is the fourth municipality in Canada moving ahead with open government initiatives rooted in the IT...

March 8th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur

Toronto starts thinking like the Web

Toronto starts thinking like the Web

The City of Toronto has joined a handful of other cities around the world in making its municipal data open...

November 23rd, 2009 Jennifer Kavur