22 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Burlington Parks

With the Burlington Open Data pilot in full swing, the very first piece of data in the Halton Region released under an Open Data license became the “long hanging fruit” dataset listing Burlington Parks / Facilities / Fields and Courts. The dataset released on Sep 19th was released as a spreadsheet with multiple tabs – [...]

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19 September 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Burlington Open Data Pilot

City of Burlington just launched an Open Data pilot, proudly joining the likes of Vancouver, Nanaimo, Toronto, Edmonton and Ottawa. Championed by the city’s Information Technology Services department, this initiative is a solid step towards improving transparency, accountability and citizen engagement. Earlier in July OpenHalton was involved in helping organize an “Open Data e-Gov Focus [...]

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04 July 2011 ~ 4 Comments

Burlington Open Data focus group

The City of Burlington has invited anyone interested in open data / open gov / gov 20 community to participate in the following e-Gov Focus Group: Session 5: Targeted to OPEN DATA July 6: 7 to 9 p.m. Brant Hills Community Centre 2255 Brant Street Participants will discuss ideas on how e-Goverment can provide interested [...]

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22 April 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Halton & Hamilton Meetup Recap

Halton & Hamilton Meetup Recap

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead Wednesday night’s open data meet-up hosted by OpenHalton and OpenHamilton in Burlington brought out folks from Cambridge, Hamilton, Oakville, Burlington, Milton, Mississauga, Toronto and as far east as Stouffville, [...]

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