Canadian Open Data Awards 2017


Open Data Accessibility Award: Powered by Data

Open Data Advocacy Award: Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN)

Open Data for Democracy: Open Democracy Manitoba

Open Data for Value: City of Calgary

Open Data Innovation: Government of Alberta

Canadian Open Data Excellence Award 2017: Government of Ontario

Canadian Open Data Leader of the Year 2017: André Laperrière


The finalists for Canadian Open Data Rising Star 2017 were:

City of Brampton

Edmonton Police Services (EPS) Dashboard

STEM Fellowship


The winner is the City of Brampton.

Members of the Jury

Co-Chair: Moses Iziomon

Senior Project Advisor, Open Government, Chief Information Officer Branch
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat / Government of Canada


Co-Chair: Lorna Brown

Senior Project Manager, Treasury Board

Government of New Brunswick

Past co-host, CODS (2016)


Jean-Noé Landry

Executive Director, Open North

Past host, CODS (2015)


Dr. Tracey P. Lauriault

Assistant Professor, Critical Media and Big Data

Communication and Media Studies

School of Journalism and Communication

Carleton University


Gabe Sawney

Executive Director

Code for Canada