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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28 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Vancouver Parks Finder

For a site focused on the Halton Region this blog has way too many posts about Vancouver. That’s because both the city & the province have such active Open Data / Open Gov initiatives. There’s a constant stream of new datasets being released by the City of Vancouver, and the City staff actively participates in [...]

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