Description: Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) essay series including authors Teresa Scassa, Bianca Wylie, Michael Geist, Brenda McPhail and Rohinton P. Medhora. Source: CIGI https://www.cigionline.org/data-governance-digital-age Date: 2019 (ongoing)
Month: July 2019
Description: ” This is the first in a series of “What We Heard” posts from the Applied Research Lab with reflections from the Open Government Partnership Summit 2019. “ Source: OpenNorth, Hannah Ker https://www.opennorth.ca/2019/06/07/reflections-on-the-open-government-partnership-summit-let-s-talk-about-literacy Date: June 7, 2019.
Description: ” Today, citizens have easier access to valuable government information through the launch of the Yukon government’s first open data portal. “ Source: Yukon Government news release Date: June 25, 2019.
Description: ” Represent matches a supporter’s postal code or geocoded address to the correct elected officials. It makes it easy for you to build “email your representative” advocacy campaigns. During elections, we can connect your activists to political candidates. “ Source (URL): OpenNorth https://represent.opennorth.ca/ Date: 2019 (intermittent updates)
Description: A pilot project sponsored by the Municipal Information Systems Association (MISA) Ontario wherein OpenNorth assessed municipal open data sites for data standardization, found significant inconsistencies and recommended standard data definitions for top 10 datasets. Source (URL): MISA Ontario https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.misa-asim.ca/resource/collection/DB45CAF9-4640-4381-9B67-B1A4DF288874/MISA_Ontario_Open_Data_Standards_Pilot_Project_Report.pdf Date: June 2018
Description: ” The Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Open Data Toolkit is an instructional manual that provides a step-by-step guide on how to develop your open data initiative. “ Source (URL): https://open.canada.ca/en/toolkit/diy Date: 2017
Description: “CKAN is a powerful data management system that makes data accessible – by providing tools to streamline publishing, sharing, finding and using data.” Source (URL): https://ckan.org/ Date: 2019
Description: ” Identifying best practice as well as legal, regulatory and technical standards for open economic data. The Open Economics Working Group is run by the Open Knowledge Foundation in association with the Centre for Intellectual and Property Law (CIPIL) at the University of Cambridge.” Source (URL): http://openeconomics.net/ Date: 2019
Description: Government of Canada, Open Government Portal search results for environmental data. Source (URL): https://open.canada.ca/data/en/dataset?organization=ec Date: 2019
Description: ” Wellbeing Toronto is a mapping application. This app allows you to select a number of datasets at the neighbourhood level and have the results appear instantly as a map, tables and graphs, all downloadable.” Source (URL): Home Page Mapping App Date: 2019