This Week in Open Government


One of the most rewarding aspects of working in open data and open government is the great sense of community. This week, we want to highlight some achievements in Open North’s networks (both local and at large) in government transparency and civic access.

On the subject of Represent and the open government community, we’d like to thank our many volunteers for their continued support in contributing to our database and API of elected officials. We’ve made great progress collecting electoral boundaries of Canadian municipalities, but we need more help collecting information on their elected officials. If you’re interested in programming a “scraper" for a municipality, please contact

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