Digital

Driving digital government forward, together

February 15, 2019 - 7:47 PM

Evidence-based decision-making and digital government go hand in hand. In my time as a medical professional, and in my previous roles as Minister of Health and Minister of Indigenous Services, I saw how digitally enabled organizations are best placed to make informed decisions that help those who need it the most.

#GCDigital: A Year in Review

January 03, 2019 - 6:04 PM

The Government of Canada (GC) has made important progress on the digital government agenda in 2018, but it was not without its challenges. This past year, the GC committed to moving the needle forward on some crucial pieces to help lay the foundation for success in its digital endeavours in 2019 and beyond.

Introducing the D9 & its Secretariat

December 20, 2018 - 3:53 PM

You may have heard of the D5 or D7 or D9, only to find that it is not entirely clear what it is or why the name keeps changing. Even a quick Google search does not provide a solid answer. Is it a military tank? A group of European countries? A 1990’s wrestling move? In this case, none of the above.

Our digital foundation grows stronger

December 04, 2018 - 6:11 PM

Building on the Government of Canada’s (GC) digital achievements outlined by Minister Brison November 7, and in support of our commitments under the 4th Plan on Open Government, we are chalking up additional milestones across government in pursuit of providing better digital services.

Improving government services in the digital age

September 18, 2018 - 4:11 PM

As a government, our goal is to provide easily accessible, integrated, and trusted public services to Canadians. However, we can only accomplish this if we move past massive projects with rigid designs that are built in silos, with minimal input from our users.

Open as a Foundation for Digital Government

August 17, 2018 - 3:25 PM

Open Standards, Open Source Software, Open Markets and Open Culture

The Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board, was recently appointed the first Minister of Digital Government, just one of several fundamental changes the Government of Canada (GC) has made in the last year to adopt a more focused digital approach.