Mapping British Columbia Francophone Resources and Services in 2016

Posted on June 22, 2016

Guest blog by Chantal Brodeur, Francophone Affairs Program Manager We live in a digital world. But our cultural roots have never been more important. Why is this? For the 70,000 Francophones... Read More

Canadian Open Data Summit 2016 Recap

Posted on May 31, 2016

By Elaine Dawson, Director, DataBC The Canadian open data community gathered from across Canada for the Canadian Open Data Summit 2016 on April 27-28 in Saint John, New Brunswick. This year’s... Read More

Enhancing Open Government

Posted on May 10, 2016

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... Read More

BC Physical Address Geocoder Update - Spring 2016

Posted on April 22, 2016

Posted by Jesikah Post on behalf of the DataBC Geocoder Team What's New? The BC Physical Address Geocoder received a significant data update on March 13, 2016.  Thanks in a large part to the... Read More

Spatial Data Infrastructure Summit - Recap

Posted on April 7, 2016

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... Read More

DriveBC Webcam Open Data Released, BCDevExchange Discovery Day March 16

Posted on March 10, 2016

By Gord Smith, Web Services Manager, Business Management Services Branch, Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure A picture is worth a thousand words, especially if it helps plan a safe... Read More

Pay for Pull – What We Learned So Far

Posted on March 8, 2016

By Loren Mullane, Community Engagement, BCDevExchange A few weeks ago we setup an experiment to test a new procurement model. Called ‘Pay for Pull,’ this new model is all about learning how... Read More

BritishColumbia.ca: A Digital Hub of Community Data

Posted on February 4, 2016

Guest blog by Sue Wheatley, Online International Marketing, International Trade Wondering where to find up-to-date data about communities in B.C.? Or where to see what investment opportunities... Read More

Pay for Pull

Posted on January 18, 2016

By Todd Wilson, Director, Integrated Planning and Business Leadership, Office of the Chief Information Officer, @kelpisland How can we make it easier for innovators in B.C.’s tech sector and... Read More

DataBC updates and expands public Web Map Services

Posted on December 16, 2015

Posted by Sarah Newton on behalf of DataBC. DataBC has improved its public Web Map Services (WMS), making it easier to use government data within the mapping application of your choice. These... Read More