The Government of Alberta Sole-Source Service Contract database provides information on sole-source service contracts of $10,000 or more made by Government of Alberta departments. The database has recently been updated with an additional 213 contracts with start dates on or before December 31, 2017. Government of Alberta sole-source service contract data is also available in […]
Please note that the Alberta Open Government Program is closed December 23 to January 1 for the holidays. We reopen January 2.
The data provided gives an overview of the costs, revenue and royalties paid for each oil sands project in Alberta for 2016. For more information about Alberta oil sands royalties, please visit here.
Due to planned maintenance, the Open Government Portal http://bit.ly/2rjH9Sw may be unavailable from November 10 at 10 p.m. to November 12 at 5 p.m.
After five years leading the Alberta Open Government Program, it is with mixed feelings that I am moving on to tackle other challenges within the Government of Alberta. And so here are my observations of the last five years and reflection on the challenges and opportunities as we look ahead to the next five. In […]
Submitted by: Kirk MacLeod, Open Data Team Lead, Open Government Program As someone who has worked in Open Government since 2014, one of the questions I’m often asked is to give examples of real world scenarios in which open data can be used by the average person in a day-to-day way. A really great example […]
We really like this article published in the Canadian journal Policy Options and written by Kent Aitken, who is currently the Prime Ministers of Canada Fellow at the Public Policy Forum, studying and advising on governance in the digital age. http://policyoptions.irpp.org/magazines/august-2017/opening-government/ Kent does an excellent job of addressing the concept of open government and its […]
Last month, the Alberta Open Government team attended this years’ Canadian Open Data Summit (CODS) hosted by the City of Edmonton at the Chateau Lacombe. Every year, CODS addresses the most pressing challenges facing the open data and open government communities. This year the themes were: Open Data and Analytics; Open Data Partnerships; and Crowdsourcing. […]
Today the Alberta Government released an updated dataset which revealed the frequency and ranking of first names given to babies born in the province of Alberta, by year of birth and gender of the baby. For more information, please visit http://bit.ly/2sjZmBm
Submitted by the Alberta Open Government Program Since 2013, The Alberta Open Government Portal has provided access to government data, publications and laws. We’re now excited to announce that we have given the Alberta Open Government site a facelift. What does that mean? It means that our site is more modern in appearance and easier […]