Our Most Recent Accomplishment: The Federated Open Data Search Pilot

This summer, the Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada launched the Federated Open Data Search Pilot Project. This project is a collaboration between our two programs that is fostering the creation of a federated open data search capability. This ‘federation’ (a simultaneous search of multiple resources) means that visitors to the open data […]

Open(ing) Government

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 […]

Alberta Open Government Program Wins Award at the 2017 Canadian Open Data Summit

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. […]

Non-Profit Organizations in Alberta

This dataset is a listing of non-profit organizations in Alberta as well as extra-provincial registration of organizations from other provinces and countries. In Alberta, incorporation can take place under the Agricultural Societies Act, Companies Act, Religious Societies Lands Act, Societies Act and a small number of private acts. This list indicates the type of organization, the […]

Alberta Registries Dataset Update

The Alberta Government has updated the Alberta Registry Agents dataset which provides information on registry agents throughout Alberta, including agency name, city of operation, street address, contact information and website addresses when available. Alberta registry agents are a network of community-based service centres, offering one-stop shopping for a wide range of registration, information, and licensing services […]