Open government talk buzzes across Canada


A Town Hall session scheduled to take place in Edmonton early this summer will provide an opportunity for people to clearly articulate the opportunities and risks of the open ecosystem, said Moore. Unions may have concerns, for example, about taking work away from employees by allowing the public sector to create applications, he said.

were announced by Moore at the workshop. In his opening remarks, Moore addressed the top three questions. The data that the city is sharing is information that is already public available, he said. "We need to keep what is private, private," he said.

For a wrap-up of the panel discussion hosted by the University of Ottawa's Center for Law, Technology and Society, read Grant Buckler's story, "."

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