Articles filed under Fiscal Responsibility


Powering open data with civic issues

In a city run by data (petabytes of it!), how do dataset requests get prioritized? Reham Youssef from the open data team discusses exciting changes coming soon to the way open data releases are prioritized, inspired by important civic issues.

Analyzing Lobbyist Data

The Office of the Lobbyist Registrar ensures the public disclosure of lobbying activities and oversees the regulation of lobbyists’ conduct. The City of Toronto publishes this data through the Lobbyist Registry Disclosure Site and through the Open Data Portal.

Civic Issues Initiative

In this four-part series, we introduce our readers to the Civic Issues campaign. This campaign highlights some of the most important socio-political issues impacting Toronto residents, including hot-button items like housing affordability and poverty reduction.

Budgetpedia: Humanizing City Budgets

Our debut community showcase tells the story of a project that is regarded as a pioneer in Toronto’s Civic Tech space, and a powerful example of how Open Data empowers citizens to participate in government decision-making; Budgetpedia.