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We are a non-profit, driven by our values. We work with public, private and research partners as well as community stakeholders to foster effective, responsible, and collaborative use of data and technology and solve complex problems.

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For data and technology that empower transparent, accountable and inclusive communities.


Open North drives research, capacity-building and network collaboration across and within sectors to advance the responsible and effective use of data & technology.

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Our board members steer Open North towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance and supporting the organization’s financial stability and strategic planning. Their combined expertise in data privacy and open data, non-profit governance, international partnerships, civic technology and government innovation, making them invaluable in advancing our mission in Canada and internationally.

Gabe Sawhney

Code for Canada

Chad Lubelsky

McConnell Foundation

Léa Berlinguet

Montréal International

Richard Stirling

Oxford Insights

Vanessa Henri


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