Digital Economy Consultation

The Government of Canada recently conducted a Digital Economy Consultation with Canadians aimed at creating a digital economy strategy for Canada. The Consultation Paper explains more fully the purpose of this strategy.
The consultation ran from May 10 – July 13, 2010, with more than 2000 Canadian individuals and groups participating. Of the top three ideas that emerged two were related to Open Access concerns:
* Open Access to Canada’s Public Sector Information and Data

* Improved Access to Publicly-Funded Data
Another related idea: Open Access to Canadian Research also received strong support.
See also:
The Canadian Library Association’s submission to this consultation.
And the Canadian Association of Research Libraries submission. Download file

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