Class materials

Links from 3004 class, Sept. 19

September 20, 2017

Here are the links to the other accountability resources we covered in class (aside from the salary disclosure information): Nova Scotia lobbyist registry: https://novascotia.ca/sns/lobbyist/search.asp Federal lobbyist registry: https://lobbycanada.gc.ca/eic/site/012.nsf/eng/00035.html Federal [...]

Salary Disclosure data for accountability class, Jour 3004, Fall 2017

September 18, 2017

Here is the web page for the public sector salary disclosure for 2016: http://www.novascotia.ca/finance/en/home/publications/PSCD/pscd2017.aspx You can convert PDF files to Excel using Cometdocs at cometdocs.com. A free account allows five conversions per week. This zip file contains all of the [...]

Jour 3004 FOI Class links

September 13, 2017

Here are some of the links from the Jour3004 class on Tuesday Sept. 12, 2017, as well as some additional links: Search completed federal access to information requests: http://open.canada.ca/en/search/ati Search completed Nova Scotia FOIPOP requests: https://foipop.novascotia.ca/foia/#/home City of [...]

Data for 6701

October 7, 2016

Credit card data Ottawa parking tickets, 2012 Ottawa health inspections Winnipeg Census Tracts shapefile Winnipeg household income Schema.ini file Tim Hortons Locations Halifax Schools Winnipeg Railway Buffer polygon [...]

Courts class handout

September 25, 2016

Because of the importance of what happens in the court system–for example, people’s freedom can be constrained,  or people can be sued or declare bankruptcy–most of what happens in court is open to the public, and by extension, the media. There are some restrictions on that, such [...]

Links for 3004, Fall 2016

September 6, 2016

Google Advanced Search: http://www.google.com/advanced_search Freedom of Information Examples of requests others have made: Open data list of completed ATI requests *Note, that many federal departments and agencies also post lists of their own completed requests, and these lists are more [...]
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