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LinuxPlanet: Linux in Canada: Are We Going Open Source Yet?

Jul 22, 2002, 17:30 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dee-Ann LeBlanc)

"I'm from the U.S. but I moved to Canada about eight years ago. Since I've been doing all of this research into what's happening with governments and open source lately, I also can't resist a chance to dig around on my chosen home turf.

"What I found is that there's a will, but that no one's quite found the way yet.

"For instance, most people don't think of 'Canadians' and 'activists' in the same sentence. Canadians are typically thought of as a low-key people who might just be too polite to get out there and try to fire up change. When I started writing this article, I was pulling together as many arguments for why there are definitely Canadian activists out there as I could. But as I finish it, I see that maybe Canadian open source activists are a bit too polite..."

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