By Karen Kelly
Photos by Bryan Gagnon
At the recent Open Government Partnership Summit in Ottawa, it seemed clear that Canadians have access to a lot of information about the inner workings of their governments—from budgets to decision-making.
In fact, Canada ranks #1 on the Open Data Barometer, a measure of 30 countries that have committed to publishing and using open data. But the truth may be a bit more complicated. We asked researchers Mary Francoli and Amanda Clarke to weigh in.