Posts in Public Policy
Powered by Data announces the launch of Transform the Sector

Transform the Sector is a one-day conference taking place on February 23rd at the MaRS Centre in Toronto, Ontario. This conference is an opportunity to build the digital data capacity of social sector organizations in Canada. It is the first stop on the Do Good Data / Data on Purpose world tour launched by the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society’s Digital Civil Society Lab and Do Good Data.

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Why we are celebrating Prime Minister Trudeau's shirtless summer vacation

Has our Prime Minister’s recent summer vacation taken Canadian transparency to a new level? Spotted by a Peterborough family emerging from a cave shirtless, our prime minister’s chiseled abs have been covered by national and international media alike. Here’s a list of what has got us wanting to take our own shirts off and run into the wide open Canadian wilderness.


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How open data innovations can transform Canada’s international aid

We don't often talk about this, but part of Powered by Data’s original inspiration was an important innovation in international development — the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI). As a Canadian organization devoted to developing our nonprofit sector’s data infrastructure, it’s easy to get caught up with our work here.  But it's important for us to discuss international best practices — especially when they are applicable back home.

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