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    Welcome!

    Hi and welcome to the new data.gc.ca, the flagship of Canada’s Action Plan on Open Government.

    First of all, let me say that our primary goal with data.gc.ca is to provide single-window access to all Government of Canada searchable open data and open information to enhance government accountability and transparency, as well as to create opportunities for innovation and socio-economic benefits through reuse.

    Canada's CIO Discusses the Success of CODE

    As the Government of Canada’s Chief Information Officer, part of my role is to discuss the evolution of Open Data with parliamentarians. After my most recent presentation on Parliament Hill, it struck me how remarkable it was that in a few short years the notion of opening up government data to make it re-useable without restriction to the public has gained such support across the Government of Canada, as well as captured the interest of our country’s top legislators.