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Open Government in Transition

Canada 2020’s Senior Associate Don Lenihan is holding a cross-country consultation to identify and examine innovative initiatives where federal, provincial, or territorial governments are successfully leveraging Open Data through Open Dialogue to achieve Open Government’s goals.

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2016: In Review

Over the past 12 months, we’ve expanded the dialogue around progressive politics in Canada, brought thousands of progressive thinkers together, and we’ve produced original research around innovation. See some of our favorite moments from all these events and initiative in this highlight video: Don’t have time for the video? Take a look at this impressive […]

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How to Innovate FinTech in Canada

Financial Technology (known as fintech) investments are growing rapidly in Canada, with OMERS Ventures reporting that 100 fintech start-ups in Canada have collectively raised more than $1 billion in funding since 2010. As part of our research for the Canada 2020 innovation project, we held a roundtable discussion in Toronto with representatives from big banks, non-governmental organizations, fintech startups, venture capital companies and government.

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Open Dialogue: A Q&A

Next week, Canada 2020 is co-hosting the Canadian Open Dialogue Forum in Ottawa – a conference that will see hundreds of policy, business and thought leaders come together to talk about how to make our policy process more open, accessible and transparent. Here, Don Lenihan answers some basic questions about open government, open dialogue and how it’s transforming the way policy gets made.

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