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House-hunters. Anglers. Parents. Open data can give them the edge over their competition

A freshwater angler in one of Ontario’s waterways lands a steelhead to brag about. A Toronto mother locates an excellent child-care space on her commuting route. A Vancouver couple discover the home they wanted overlooking the water on the Sunshine Coast. What they have in common is that they gained an advantage through the use of open data.

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ODX launches the Open Data Blueprint for municipalities

Earlier this year, Canada’s Open Data Exchange travelled across Canada to find examples of how municipalities and companies work together to achieve commercial results from open data. The tour, along with results from the OD150 survey, formed the ODX Open Data Blueprint: a best practices guide for municipalities and businesses to make the most of open data.

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