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Mon, 06/26/2017 - 23:09

The top 15 apps from CODE 2015 have been announced! Do you know who made the best use of Canada’s open data for the contest?

More than 1,300 participants, representing over 300 teams from across the country, built 125 apps, drawing inspiration from 3 development themes: Healthy Living, Business Opportunities, and Youth Employment. It was Canada’s biggest appathon ever.

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Mon, 06/26/2017 - 23:09

by Alice Born (Guest Blogger)

Open data users voted the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) and the National Occupational Classification (NOC) as their top priorities to be made available via the Open Data Portal, data.gc.ca, and they are now up.

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Mon, 06/26/2017 - 23:09

The Government of Canada is partnering with XMG Studio to host a nationwide Open Data appathon – an intense 48-hour coding sprint where innovators compete to build applications (apps) using federal government data from data.gc.ca.  Coined the Canadian Open Data Experience (CODE), this event will be held February 28 – March 2, 2014.

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Mon, 06/26/2017 - 23:09

Thank you for all of the comments and ideas you’ve provided towards Canada’s Action Plan on Open Government 2.0. These have come from in-person and online consultations, emails, and meetings. And there are many of them—the count is over 600. Summary reports on the feedback we’ve received are now posted on the What We Heard page.

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Mon, 06/26/2017 - 23:09

(Originally posted on data.gov.uk’s blog page )

 

"The Government of Canada remains committed to fostering the principles of Open Government. It offers Canadians greater opportunities to learn about and participate in government, in the economy, and in our democratic process."

The Honourable Tony Clement,
President of the Treasury Board of Canada

 

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