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Jury Konga

Data Governance in the Digital Age

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)

Yukon – New open data portal launches

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.

Represent Civic Information API

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)

Open Data Standards Pilot Project – Final Report

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

Open Source – CKAN

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

OKF Open Economics Working Group

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

Wellbeing Toronto

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