Help Develop Canada’s 2025–2029 National Action Plan on Open Government

By the Government of Canada

About Open Government

Open government means the government is transparent with information and accountable for decisions. It also means people are involved in making decisions. To achieve this, the government works with people, communities, businesses, and civil society.

Open government is based on the principles of transparency, accountability, and public participation. Transparency means sharing the government’s data and information and making it easier for people to access them. Accountability means holding the government responsible for its actions and decisions. Public participation means involving people in decisions about government policies and programs.

The Government of Canada is committed to being open.

About this consultation:

The Government of Canada is continually renewing its approach to open government. We are currently collecting insights from the public to help shape Canada’s next National Action Plan on Open Government 2025–2029 (NAP).

This is your chance to share your ideas and stories, and what matters to you most in open government. You can do so by completing the questionnaire below, participating in the Idea Board accessible below, and/or submitting your ideas by email.

Phase 1 of the consultation will run until May 31, 2024.

The Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat is committed to respecting the privacy of participants. All information created, held, or collected by the department is protected by the Privacy Act. For more information on the Government of Canada’s Policy on Privacy Protection, consult the privacy notice


The descriptions and questions below are part of the questionnaire deigned to collect ideas from the public on commitments to include in Canada’s 2025–2029 NAP.

There are two parts to this questionnaire:

  • Part 1: collects your ideas for actions the Government of Canada could consider taking. Participants are free to decline to answer any individual question in Part 1.
  • Part 2: collects demographic information. It helps us see who is taking part in this activity and ensures that we are involving diverse groups of people.

Once you submit the questionnaire, you can vote on ideas from other participants. Go to the Idea Board section and select the “Like” button to show support. This helps us prioritize ideas. We will use them to draft Canada’s 2025–2029 NAP later this year.

Thank you for your input in helping us advance open government in Canada!


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