Civic Innovators to the North

 

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Today, Canada once again is leading the way forward as a progressive and innovative government thinker.

They have launched a non-profit organization that is dedicated to helping governments build more efficient, digital public services. The Minister of Digital Government for Ontario, (yeah you heard that right, they have a full-on government Minister dedicated to digital government), Deb Matthews made the announcement.

Through their Fellowship Program, Municipal Network, Community Network, and Education and Training strategies they hope to build digital public tools faster and at a lower cost.

Utilizing agile development and design thinking, Executive Director, Gabe Sawhney, wants to help governments, “be user-centered, iterative, and data-driven.”

Check out the article here – Article

If you want to check out Code For Canada’s website go here – Code for Canada

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