The Open Government Podcast features 10-12min interviews with voices from the Open Government, Open Data, and Civic Engagement communities. You will hear from public servants, technologists, and engaged citizens on how they are working towards creating a more accountable, transparent, and collaborative government.
About the Hosts
Richard Pietro considers himself as a Fanboy of Open Government & Open Data, is a founding member of www.citizenbridge.org and was the host for the Open Government Tour (#OGT14), a 20,000km Motorcycle Tour that introduced Open Government & Data to Canadians.
Sameer Vasta is a flâneur, storyteller, letter-writer, egg-whisperer, hugger extraordinaire. He’s interested in how the private sector and public sector can work together to make the world a better place for all of us.
Title: Season 1 - Teaser #1
November 1st, 2014
Sameer Vasta is a former public servant with the Ontario Cabinet office and employee with the World Bank. Now, he’s a communications & policy manager… Go to Episode
November 2nd, 2014
Bianca Wylie from the Canadian Open Data Institute explains one of the fundamental problems with Open Data: It is intimidating. Bianca tells us how we… Go to Episode
November 3rd, 2014
Paul Fairie, Founder of CityBlocs.ca and Political Science instructor at the University of Calgary tells us how people care about what's in Data, but… Go to Episode
November 4th, 2014
Harvey Low from the City of Toronto’s Social Research & Information Management Unit talks about balancing the spirit of “Open by Default” while… Go to Episode