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2016 OPEN CITIES AWARDS PRESENTED AT #CODS17

2016 OPEN CITIES AWARDS PRESENTED AT #CODS17

Congratulations to the winners!

The three most open cities in Canada were presented with awards at the 2017 Canadian Open Data Summit in Edmonton on June 13th. With open data leaders,  practitioners, entrepreneus and enthusiasts from across Canada in attendance, PSD and its partner ODX presented Edmonton, Toronto and Montreal with awards  for their respective top three rankings in the 2016 Open Cities Index.

The City of Mississauga was presented with the "Most Improved" award for rising the most in the 2016 OCI ranking, climbing 25 positions from their 2015 standing. Strathcona County was presented with the "Small Community", Big Impact" award for achieving the highest ranking (6th) in the 2016 results for a community under 100,000 population.  

Mark your Calendars!

July 10th, 2017: OCI SURVEY LAUNCH

September 8th, 2017: Deadline for the 2017 Open Cities Index Survey

October 2nd, 2017: Launch of the 2017 Open Cities Index Results

With the OCI Awards behind us, we look forward to launching our 2017 Open Cities Index survey on July 10th, we are happy to walk through the survey questions with all interested municipalities. Finally for those looking for additional support in building your open data strategy and to connect with other municipal open data leads across Canada, consider joining our OCI mambership group. 

Contact Linda Wilson for details on the new OCI Survey and to learn more about OCI membership: lwilson [at] publicsectordigest [dot] com or 519.690.2565 x 2715