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Want to learn the basics of open government and what’s been done to date? Looking to know more on the latest hot topics related to open government? Get up to speed by clicking on each section below and explore the resources listed. 

This toolbox will prepare you to participate in our consultation  where you’ll have the opportunity to help shape our next National Action Plan.

Open Government 101

Open Government is about making government more accessible to everyone. This means giving greater access to government data and information to the Canadian public and the businesses community. Check out the resources below to learn more about the basics of open government:

Open Data 101

Open data is powering innovations all across the country. Used as a resource, data can be transformed from numbers and values to insight, making it easier for people to discover, learn, and make informed decisions. Check out the resources below to learn more about the basics of open data:

About the Open Government Partnership

The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is a global multilateral initiative with the core objective of securing solid commitments from governments to promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption, and harness new technologies to strengthen governance, in partnership with civil society and the private sector.


The themes listed below will be explored during the consultation. Check out the resources under each theme to learn more about them and get ready to attend an event or join an online discussion! These resources will be updated regularly.