Canada End-of-Term Report 2014-2016 – For Public Comment
In 2017, the The Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) is OGP’s accountability arm and the main means of tracking progress in participating countries. The IRM provides independent, evidence-based, and objective ... published the end of term report for Canada’s second Action plans are at the core of a government’s participation in OGP. They are the product of a co-creation process in which government and civil society jointly develop commitments to open governmen.... The report covers the full action plan implementation period of November 2014 through June 2016.
In Canada, the IRM researcher Mary Francoli from Carleton University’s School of Journalism and Communication report’s findings are summarized below:
“Progress was slow during the second year of implementation: A large majority of commitments remained incomplete. Commitments generally had a more marginal, incremental effect –with the exception of By opening up data and making it sharable and reusable, governments can enable informed debate, better decision making, and the development of innovative new services. Technical specifications: Polici..., and mandatory reporting on extractives, which had a major effect on open governance.”
The versions of the report for public comment are available in English below.