15 Pages Posted: 29 Oct 2015
Date Written: October 28, 2015
The following Working Paper is a first pass examination of how open data, open government, transparency, evidence-based policy, the Long-Form Census and science as it pertains to data fared in the Canadian 2015 Election Platforms for the five political parties that have held seats: New Democratic Party (NDP), Liberal, Green, Conservative and the Bloc Québecois. This Working Paper informed an Open Access Week seminar organized by the MacOdrum Library at Carleton University in Ottawa. A more detailed and in depth analysis will follow which will include an expanded section on science which will include health.
Keywords: open data, open government, transparency, long-form census, evidence-based policy, science, 2015 Elections, Canada, Political Platforms, Communication Studies, School of Journalism, Carleton University
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Lauriault, Tracey P. and O'Hara, Kathryn, Working Paper: 2015 Canadian Election Platforms: Long-Form Census, Open Data, Open Government, Transparency and Evidence Based Policy and Science (October 28, 2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2682638 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2682638