For fans of data and/or irony - Macleans.ca

For fans of data and/or irony

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Tony Clement has unveiled the Harper government’s Action Plan on Open Government.

Canada’s commitment to open government is part of the federal government’s efforts to foster greater openness and accountability, to provide Canadians with more opportunities to learn about and participate in government, to drive innovation and economic opportunities for all Canadians and, at the same time, create a more cost effective, efficient and responsive government.

The 12 commitments that the Harper government is now making are detailed here.

At least since it was explained to us a year and a half ago, open data has been a source of fascination around here.