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Posted by David Wrate on behalf of the DataBC team

In July of 2011, the Province of B.C. launched its open data and information initiatives. Since then, great strides have been made to provide the public with ready access to government’s data and information.

Posted by Jesikah Post on behalf of the DataBC Geocoder Team

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November 24, 2015, marked the date of the second annual Pan Canadian Spatial Data Infrastructure Summit in Victoria.

Hosted by the Province of B.C., in collaboration with the Canadian Council on Geomatics, Natural Resources Canada and the Open Geospatial Consortium, the Summit brought together provincial, federal and territorial governments and guest speakers including:

By Gord Smith, Web Services Manager, Business Management Services Branch, Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

Picture of traffic on bridge.

DevExchangeBy Loren Mullane, Community Engagement, BCDevExchange

A few weeks ago we setup an experiment to test a new procurement model.