Digital government

Digital government

Our digital shift to becoming more agile, open, and user-focused. We’re working on tomorrow’s Canada today.


Services and information

Digital Operations Strategic Plan

How we manage technology and technological change in government.

Digital Standards

Designing and delivering better government services.

Improving digital services

Modern and emerging technologies, digital projects and initiatives across government.

Security of online services

Secure access to government websites, secure digital services.

Innovation in the public service

Initiatives to improve how we serve Canadians.

Policies and standards

Strategic plans, policies, standards and guidelines related to digital services.

Open Government

Find data and digital records, and learn about open government.

Web and digital job opportunities

Work in information management and information technology.

Open Source Software

Learn how OSS is part of the GC technology ecosystem that supports services for Canadians.

Living Digital

Articles on the ways we are embracing digital across the Government of Canada and the stories of the brilliant people behind the work.

Read articles

The Digital Nations

A collaborative forum of the world’s leading digital governments that aims to use technology to improve citizen services in Canada – and globally.

Learn about the Digital Nations

Projects and initiatives

GC Talent Cloud

GC Talent Cloud

Government of Canada’s experimental new hiring platform.

Digital Academy

Digital Academy

Training and tools to help public servants gain the skills needed for government in the digital age.

Next Generation HR and Pay Solution

Design of a new process for developing the Government of Canada’s Next Generation HR and Pay solution.

The hidden potential of open data

Search Government of Canada data, learn how to work with datasets, see what people have done with our data.


Transcript - The hidden potential of open data

Canadians are using data for important things.

Using the past to create the future, data is powering innovations in health, the environment, and safety.

It is redefining communities, helping families make informed decisions, and supporting hard working Canadians.

You too can find a way to connect to open data… to create… design… and move the future forward.

Visit to get started.

News and blog posts

Minister Murray’s Remarks to the CIO Strategy Council

On April 8, 2020, Minister Murray spoke with CIOs from the public and private sector about digital government and the response to COVID-19.

Why open source matters

Here’s why open source is useful and how CDS approaches it.

Open data user stories

Explore how Canadians are using open data to power innovation and its impact on communities.

Minister of Digital Government

The Honourable Joyce Murray

Joyce Murray was appointed Minister of Digital Government on March 18, 2019.

More on the Minister’s profile

Joyce Murray

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