Open Government

Open Government is about greater openness and accountability, strengthening democracy and driving innovation and economic opportunities for all Canadians.

Canada's Action Plan on Open Government

Learn more about Canada's commitments to foster greater openness, accountability, and civic engagement through its Action Plan on Open Government.

Open Government Licence

Review the federal Open Government Licence, which removes restrictions on the reuse of data published on data.gc.ca.

Open data

Search datasets, learn about open data in Canada, and access apps that were built using Government of Canada datasets.

Government-wide reporting

Information is readily available on websites to ensure that Canadians and Parliament are better able to hold the Government and public sector officials to account.

Proactive disclosure

Includes a listing of links, by organization, to information related to travel and hospitality expenses, contracting, grants & contributions, position reclassifications and founded wrongdoing.

Access to information summaries

Search summaries of organizations' completed Access to Information (ATI) requests.

Consulting with Canadians

Information on how to find and participate in Government of Canada consultation activities.

Canada Gazette

Information on how to find and participate in regulatory consultations which includes current and past issues of the Canada Gazette.

Forward regulatory plans

Includes a listing of links, by organization, to information about anticipated regulatory changes or proposals that departments or agencies intend to bring forward within a given timeframe.

Open Government Partnership

The Open Government Partnership is an international association of more than 60 countries, including Canada, working to promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption, and harness new technologies to strengthen governance.

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