Take a peek behind the scenes of the Open Government Tour events being planned in cities across Canada by enthusiastic city champions.
You can find out more about each of the participating cities on the Open Government Tour website at http://opengov.webnotwar.ca.
You can also listen to our deep dives with Open Gov and Open Data experts from Canada and feature interviews from the central support team. And don’t forget, we’ll be bringing you regular updates throughout the course of the Tour.
Marking the halfway point of the Open Government Tour 2014
As the Open Government Tour moves into its final stages, we took the opportunity to speak with a number of the city organizers who have convened local participatory events as part of the tour so far. We wanted to find out how the tour is being received, what’s being talked about and where this open government and open data conversation could go.
Participating in the discussion are (l-r): Richard Pietro (OGT14 host), Bruce Chau (Make Web Not War), Connie McCutcheon (Niagara), Ashleigh Weeden (Grey County), Jamie Newman (Halifax), Jean-Francois Gauthier (Québec City) and Alex Mochnacki (Montréal).
City champion interviews
Keith McDonald – Toronto
Alex Mocknacki – Montréal
Jacques Mailloux – Ottawa
Kyle Geske – Winnipeg
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