2018 Survey of Albertans on Culture and Tourism Dataset

The 2018 Survey of Albertans on Culture and Tourism is a province-wide telephone survey of 1,000 adult Albertans designed to understand participation in and public appreciation of: • Arts and Culture, • Tourism, • Sports, • Heritage, and • Recreation. Now, through the Alberta Open Government Portal, you can access the data from the survey. […]



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 […]



From vision, determination and rolling up of sleeves: eco-data now on Open Data Portal

At the end of August, the department’s rangeland management team made 65+ years of ecological data available on the Government of Alberta’s Open Data Portal. It’s a significant step on the path toward making the data the government collects more readily available to anyone who needs it. “The real advantage is that anyone can find […]



Alberta Open Data: Sole-Source Service Contracts

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 […]



Observations and Reflections on the Past and Future of Open Government

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 […]



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 […]