Articles filed under News & Events


Wrapping Up the Year: Our Journey in 2023 

As we enter a new year, it’s a great time to reflect on the strides we’ve made in enhancing our services and engaging with our community. Our team has been buzzing with activity throughout 2023, and we’re excited to share some highlights with you.

Towards an updated Data Quality Score in Open Data

Blog post about what is the DQS and why we’re upgrading it. Dig deep into our analysis and how we’re calculating each dataset based on the desired metrics.

Portal v2.4.8 – Release Notes

Open Data is changing how our backend prepares downloadable files for users. We’re doing this for 2 reasons: Scalability and Shareability.

We’re back and we’ve missed you…

It’s been a minute, but we’re back ON! We’re a little older and more mature. Lots has happened in the last couple years, but I think the good news is that we’re still kicking and UBER interested in what YOU’VE been up to.

New open data products support data access and literacy

Improving data literacy and access “The new open data products bring value to the Public Service and residents alike, enabling […]

Top Open Data Moments in 2019

2019 was a riveting year for open data in Toronto. From hosting community events to fulfilling what was promised in the Open Data Master Plan, join us on a journey through the last twelve months.

Ready for Primetime!

On July 25th 2019, we’ll be waving goodbye to the old open data catalogue on Please update your open data bookmarks and links. Read on to learn more about how to do this.

Prioritizing Open Data

The prioritization framework is a set of processes and tools developed by the Open Data team to help prioritize dataset releases. This framework includes expected value scores and weighting methodology, and will be shared with the public for enhanced visibility into planned open data releases.

The Open Data Update

The Toronto Open Data team is excited to share our newest release: the Open Data Update! Subscribe now and receive monthly updates on new open data releases, upcoming events, and more.

2018 in Review

2018 was an exciting year for Toronto Open Data. From a drastic redesign of our open data portal, to countless community engagements… read about our accomplishments and where we’re headed next.