The DataBC Blog has a new look.
The world of data is constantly evolving and this redesigned blog is a space to continue the conversation with British Columbians about government data. The list of data assets – including raw data, applications and application program interfaces – is ever-expanding and this blog shares real stories about how these things are being used in interesting ways.
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Here are the most recent posts:
Posted by Nicole de Greef, Senior Business Analyst, DataBC What is this? In March 2011, a devastating earthquake and resulting tsunami struck the coast of Japan and sent an estimated... Read More
Posted by Jesikah Post, DataBC on behalf of Andy Teucher, Ministry of Environment What is this? Environmental Reporting BC recently published a new environmental indicator called "Protected... Read More
Guest blog by Chantal Brodeur, Francophone Affairs Program Manager What is this? We live in a digital world. But our cultural roots have never been more important. For the 70,000... Read More
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
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
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 BC... Read More
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
By Gord Smith, Web Services Manager, Business Management Services Branch, Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure ... Read More
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 we... Read More
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 are... Read More