Canada Launches National Action Plan for Open Government 2018-2020

Following a public participation process conducted from November 2017 to April 2018, the Canadian federal government announced the launch of its 2018-2020 National Action Plan for Open Government. It sets out ten (10) commitments "to advance government accountability and citizen participation".

This action plan is based on 7 guiding principles: inclusion, gender equity, accessibility, user-centred thinking, reconciliation and collaboration.

Among the commitments announced in the plan, the Government of Canada wishes to promote "open science" by making "scientific activities and data, as well as scientists themselves, more accessible" (Commitment 5).

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This content has been updated on 02/12/2019 at 18 h 59 min.