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  • 1. Canada:Leveraging Data & Technology for greater accountability, transparency, and citizen engagement… Community Data Program (CDP) Canadian Council on Social Development (CCSD) Civil Society Resources Harvey Low & Tracey P. Lauriault INNOVATION VILLAGE Open Government Partnership Brasilia, Brazil, April 17, 2012
  • 2. Canadian Council on Social Development (CCSD)Community Data Program (CDP)
  • 3. Canadian Council on Social Development Canadian Council on Social Development (CCSD): - non-governmental & not-for-profit org., - founded in 1920 Mission: - develop and promote progressive social & economic policies to shape resilient, hopeful and thriving communities across Canada & inspired by: -social justice, -equality & -empowerment of individuals and communities. - We do this through: - research, - consultation, - public education and advocacy. Our main product is information. Vision Equity & Opportunity for all
  • 4. National Community Data Program (CDP)  The Canadian Council on Social Development (CCSD) mission: To develop and promote progressive social and economic policies that inspire and shape resilient, hopeful and thriving communities across Canada  CCSD established the Community Data Program (CDP) in the mid-1990s as a gateway for municipalities and community sector organizations to access data from the Federal Government and private sector sources, in order to monitor and report on social and economic trends within their communities  Objectives of the CDP are to: • advocate for a national community data and reporting strategy • acquire data at community level • reduce acquisition costs and promote OPEN DATA initiatives • invest in “data literacy” and foster technology tools to USE DATA! - Contributes to OGP grand challenges of Improving Service Delivery, Enhanced Public Resources, Increasing Integrity, Safer Communities and Responsibility, through “data and technology for evidence based decisions”!
  • 5. Community Data Program - Portal
  • 6. Community Data Program - Members
  • 7. CDP Member – Winnipeg (MB) Social Planning Council of Winnipeg 7
  • 8. CDP Member – Peel (ON) Peel - Neighbourhood Profiles for Service Providers
  • 9. CDP Member – Hamilton (ON) Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton
  • 10. CDP Member – Montréal Collectif Quartier
  • 11. Multisectoral - Case Study Toronto Wellbeing
  • 12. Case Study - Wellbeing Toronto• Integrate national & local data, with technology• Empower citizens• Promote Government transparency• Open Data -> Open Analysis -> Open Government
  • 13. Wellbeing Toronto – Partnerships & Collaborations Academic Expert Panel- FindHelp Info -McMaster University Works Services (211) (Health)- TDSB TDCSB School -Ryerson University Bds (Geography,- LHIN Journalism, Politics,- United Way Public Policy, Urban &- St. Christopher Regional Planning) House Social Development -St Michael’s Hospital- Centre for Inner City Lead -University of Toronto Health at Employment (Geography, Medicine, St.Michaels Hospital Wellbeing Toronto Indices & Social Services Planning, Social Work)- Social Planning -Wellesley Institute Toronto GeoSpatial -York University- Housing Competency Centre (Geography) Connections (Infrastructure)- TCHC- Toronto Community - Citizenship Foundation Immigration Canada- Woodgreen - Statistics Canada Community Services- YMCA of Greater Toronto- Academia
  • 14. Wellbeing Toronto – Main Screen
  • 15. Wellbeing Toronto – Combining Statistics
  • 16. Wellbeing Toronto – Detailed Statistics
  • 17. Wellbeing Toronto – Comparing Neighbourhoods
  • 18. Wellbeing Toronto – Public Data Access
  • 19. Small selection of Canadian Civil Society Groups The Innovation Village Includes More Examples See CCSD OGP Page
  • 20. FCM Quality of Life Reporting System Federation of Canadian Municipalities Municipal Data Collection Tool Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) http://www.municipaldata-
  • 21. Open Gov & Open Data & Access & Law
  • 22. Open Data Citizen Groups
  • 23. Democracy, Accountability…
  • 24. Some Lessons Learned• CULTURE SHIFT: Open Data is not Open • STANDARDIZED LICENSING: What is considered Government! Technology should also be used open use? to leverage not hinder! • RAW DATA IS NOT ENOUGH!: Data must be• ENHANCED STRUCTURES AND PROCESSES: accompanied by descriptions on limitations and Commitment to create/revise/monitor use! Data must also be accompanied by government legislation and policies that technology tools to provide user-friendly access. enforce OGP principles! Right to access • COMMON DEFINITIONS & FORMATS: government data! “Consistency” permits comparability and thus• INTEROPERABILITY: Foster diverse systems, helps informs issues. “Commonality” embraces communities of practice, and organizations to definitional as well as technical considerations. work together! • BI-LATERAL OPENNESS: Governments in Canada• CIVIC ENGAGEMENT FOR ALL!: are getting better at OUTBOUND data (releasing Representation for all population groups data), but are not equipped to deal with regardless of specialty, background or INBOUND (value-added data that communities disability. want to share back).• RELEVANT DATA PLEASE!: Data must be • THE NEW CURRENCY: Creative collaboratives to relevant for ALL COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE share “data” instead of money, but how do we and include ALL TYPES OF DATA (e.g., service do that under current funding and fiscal availability, program use, government resourcing? transparency & accountability).
  • 25. For more Canadian information contact: CCSD, Community Data Program Peggy Taillon Harvey Low 416-392-8660 Canada Civil Society Tracey P.,,