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Region updates open data portal

The Region of Durham has launched an updated portal for its troves of openly accessible data.

“The open data pilot initiative has created increased transparency, enhanced public engagement, and demonstrated leadership around open government—showcasing a commitment to continuous improvement,” states Matthew Gaskell, commissioner of corporate services, in a news release.

“Based on the numbers, it’s clear this data is informative and helpful. However, we want to know more about people’s experiences. It is through this feedback that the region can develop a portal specific to the needs of our community.”

Now with the update and new data sets being added, the region is calling for public feedback on the program. Feedback can be sent to