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Canadian Government Changes Open Data Licence Terms

David Eaves notes that the federal government has amended its standard open data license terms, addressing some of the concerns raised with the open data launch earlier this year.

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July 11, 2011 Comments are Disabled News

Clement Commits to Open Data

New Treasury Board President Tony Clement has said he’s committed to advancing the government’s open data efforts. Clement noted that initaitive is consistent with what he was trying to do as Industry Minister on the digital economy strategy.

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May 24, 2011 Comments are Disabled News

OC Transpo Backs Away From Open Data

OC Transpo has backed away from making GPS data available, expressing concern about potential lost revenues.

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February 15, 2011 5 comments News

House of Commons Committee Invites Comments on Open Government

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics has invited the public to provide submissions on its open government study.  I appeared before the committee last month.

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January 28, 2011 1 comment News

Angus Tables Motion in Support of Open Source Software

NDP MP Charlie Angus has tabled a motion before the House of Commons focusing on the need for the government to support open source software, particularly through public tendering processes.  The motion (M-587) states: That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) support open source information and […]

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October 19, 2010 16 comments News