The City of Cambridge uses open data to improve citizen engagement and enhance the transparency and accountability of our local government. View our Open Data Catalogue for more information.  

What is open data?

Open data is data that is made available to the public, to be freely used and redistributed by anyone. Our open data is available in machine-readable format and is within the agreements of our Open Data Licence.

Why is open data important?

Open data encourages government transparency and keeps citizens informed. Open data also opens up communication between local government and their citizens, helping to improve online customer service strategies.

Federal and Provincial open data

Both the federal and provincial governments have their own open data programs, catalogues and resources. Learn more about the Government of Canada's open data and the Government of Ontario's open data.