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Tweet from @Earth_Pics

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Road to the Clouds. Alberta, Canada. Photo by Jeff Clow. http://t.co/qGa5k75wqm
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What a magnificent country!
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Minister Clement Promotes the Canadian Open Data Experience (CODE) with ... - Marketwired (press release)

Minister Clement Promotes the Canadian Open Data Experience (CODE) with ... - Marketwired (press release) | Open Data for Municipalities | Scoop.it
Minister Clement Promotes the Canadian Open Data Experience (CODE) with ... Marketwired (press release) WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov.
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Data.gov Gets an Open-Source Revamp - CIO

Data.gov Gets an Open-Source Revamp - CIO | Open Data for Municipalities | Scoop.it
Data.gov Gets an Open-Source Revamp
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Data.gov's challenge is to ensure that "as much data as possible ends up there and that agencies take seriously the requirement that they are open with their information," Wonderlich said.
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Air Canada's global push raises customer service questions - Globe and Mail

Air Canada's global push raises customer service questions - Globe and Mail | Open Data for Municipalities | Scoop.it
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Air Canada's global push raises customer service questions
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Air Canada's push for global growth is raising worries about its ability to match that expansion with customer service.
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US government to release open data using OKF’s CKAN platform | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog | Open Knowledge

US government to release open data using OKF’s CKAN platform | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog | Open Knowledge | Open Data for Municipalities | Scoop.it
You may have seen hints of it before, but the US government data portal, data.gov, has just announced officially that its next iteration – “data.gov 2.0″ – will incorporate CKAN, the open-source data management system whose development is led and...
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Berlin's Energy Data Open | European Public Sector Information Platform

Berlin's Energy Data Open | European Public Sector Information Platform | Open Data for Municipalities | Scoop.it
Vattenfall that runs the grid in Berlin, have opened up data concerning the energy grid to the public. http://t.co/mQ7yDRtz
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Alpha.data.gov: From Open Data Provider to Open Data Hub

Alpha.data.gov: From Open Data Provider to Open Data Hub | Open Data for Municipalities | Scoop.it
There are examples of non-government open data, such as car data streams that already power new insurance business models. There are examples of personal open data, such as personal academic data for students to ...
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Canada, Holland: WhatsApp violates privacy norms - U.S. News & World Report

Canada, Holland: WhatsApp violates privacy norms - U.S. News & World Report | Open Data for Municipalities | Scoop.it
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Sounds of the city: Machover’s ‘Toronto Symphony’ test-drives a new template for collaboration - The Boston Globe

Sounds of the city: Machover’s ‘Toronto Symphony’ test-drives a new template for collaboration - The Boston Globe | Open Data for Municipalities | Scoop.it
In “A Toronto Symphony,” Boston-based composer and technologist Tod Machover test-drives a new model for collaboration between an artist and his public. (RT @operafuture: Tod Machover's Toronto project attracts global attention.
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Open Access & Open Data: Projects that librarians should know about (and share with others!)

Open Access & Open Data: Projects that librarians should know about (and share with others!) | Open Data for Municipalities | Scoop.it
Last week I had the opportunity to attend a presentation by Heather Joseph –  a representative of SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) – to hear about some of t...
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Making open data more valuable, one micropayment at a time - O'Reilly Radar

Making open data more valuable, one micropayment at a time - O'Reilly Radar | Open Data for Municipalities | Scoop.it
When it comes to making sense of the open data economy, tracking cents is valuable. In San Francisco, where Mayor Ed Lee's administration has reinvigorated city efforts to release...
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Canada's economic outlook dims - Toronto Star

Canada's economic outlook dims - Toronto Star | Open Data for Municipalities | Scoop.it
Toronto Star Canada's economic outlook dims Toronto Star Citing slower-than-forecast economic growth, Carney kept the Bank of Canada's trend-setting overnight interest rate at 1 per cent — a level intended to spur increased consumer and business...
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The cost of government: what does the new transactions data really tell us?

The cost of government: what does the new transactions data really tell us? | Open Data for Municipalities | Scoop.it
How much does it cost the government to process a passport application or a driving license? Well, now we know. Kind of (RT @dedeppm: The cost of government: what does the new transactions data really tell us?
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Canada Post faces $1B pension shortfall - Toronto Star

Canada Post faces $1B pension shortfall - Toronto Star | Open Data for Municipalities | Scoop.it
Toronto Star Canada Post faces $1B pension shortfall Toronto Star “Based on our current financial projections, we believe we are going to require additional liquidity by mid-next year,” said Canada Post spokesman Jon Hamilton.
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Creating a Video Collaboration Strategy: Four Mistakes Mid-Market Companies Make and How to Avoid Them - TechRepublic

Creating a Video Collaboration Strategy: Four Mistakes Mid-Market Companies Make and How to Avoid Them - TechRepublic | Open Data for Municipalities | Scoop.it
Mobile, desktop, dedicated, telepresence – there are more video collaboration options than ever before.
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Canada playing 'catch up' in China's booming market - CBC.ca

Canada playing 'catch up' in China's booming market - CBC.ca | Open Data for Municipalities | Scoop.it
CBC.ca Canada playing 'catch up' in China's booming market CBC.ca Prime Minister Stephen Harper is now trying to make up for lost time when it comes to Canada's ties with China, and there is a lot of work to do to brand Canada as a serious player...
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Wanted: Developers for Open Data Day - ITWorld Canada

Wanted: Developers for Open Data Day - ITWorld Canada | Open Data for Municipalities | Scoop.it
Wanted: Developers for Open Data Day ITWorld Canada David Eaves, a Vancouver-based open data expert and one of the originators of the idea, says the day is aimed at encouraging local politicians and bureaucrats to open government datasets to the...
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Canada Posts First Job Decline in Six Months - Bloomberg

Canada Posts First Job Decline in Six Months - Bloomberg | Open Data for Municipalities | Scoop.it
Canada Posts First Job Decline in Six Months Bloomberg The jobs decline mirrors other recent signs of weaknesses in the world's 11th largest economy, such as falling exports and inflation rates, leading policy makers to reduce economic growth...
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Canada is always 6 to 18 months behind the US in such things. However, Canada has hiccups compared to the US crashes.

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Hamilton city manager recognized for economic development work - Hamilton Journal News (subscription)

Hamilton city manager recognized for economic development work - Hamilton Journal News (subscription) | Open Data for Municipalities | Scoop.it
Hamilton city manager recognized for economic development work Hamilton Journal News (subscription) Hamilton City Manager Joshua Smith was recently selected to be a recipient of the first-ever “Forty Under 40” awards, recognizing exceptional talent...
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Register for Cary Open Data Day | Cary Innovation Center - Helping ...

Register for Cary Open Data Day | Cary Innovation Center - Helping ... | Open Data for Municipalities | Scoop.it
[Open Data Day is] a gathering of citizens in cities around the world to write applications, liberate data, create visualizations and publish analyses using open public data to show support for and encourage the adoption open ...
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Wireless fee, contract guidelines proposed by CRTC - CBC.ca

Wireless fee, contract guidelines proposed by CRTC - CBC.ca | Open Data for Municipalities | Scoop.it
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Wireless fee, contract guidelines proposed by CRTC
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Canada's Dextre robot passes first-of-a-kind test to refuel satellites in space - National Post

Canada's Dextre robot passes first-of-a-kind test to refuel satellites in space - National Post | Open Data for Municipalities | Scoop.it
National Post Canada's Dextre robot passes first-of-a-kind test to refuel satellites in space National Post The Canadian Space Agency's “Dextre,” the robotic handyman on board the International Space Station, made history over the weekend by...
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Magor Announces Cloud Partner Initiative at ISE

Visual collaboration company seeks innovative global partners as it breaks from traditional technologies to drive visual conversationsVisit Magor at ISE Stand # HALL 12 – STAND A70OTTAWA, Ont, - (Magor Announces Cloud Partner Initiative at ISE:...
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CANADA STOCKS-TSX may open higher on record China factory data - Reuters

CANADA STOCKS-TSX may open higher on record China factory data Reuters Jan 24 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index looked set to open higher on Thursday, as manufacturing data from China revived hopes of recovery in the world's second largest...
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Cohn: The political powers of Sandra Pupatello: premier or opposition leader?

Cohn: The political powers of Sandra Pupatello: premier or opposition leader? | Open Data for Municipalities | Scoop.it
Sandra Pupatello is a political force of nature, sucking up all the oxygen in the room. Funny. Quick. Flattering. But premier-in-waiting? This weekend will tell. (RT @karlbaldauf: A short-lived one: What kind of Premier would Sandra Pupatello be?
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