Access to public data is one of the most popular VOTE topics in the submissions on the Digital Economy Consultation site. Here are the VOTING submissions that ask for open data, open access and open government.
2. Improved access to publicly-funded data associated with research data Require open access to results of research funded by the Canadian taxpayer
There has also been some writing about the consultation:
Michael Geist: Opening Up Canada’s Digital Economy Strategy
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