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Vancouver becomes role model for open source in government

Jun 10, 2009, 23:02 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Vancouver is the first municipality in Canada to pass a motion that embraces the "open" city concept. But "we took some of our lead from Toronto, who did a 1.0 version of a motion last fall and is looking at rolling some stuff out," said Reimer. "We've benefited from other cities that have been pieces of similar initiatives ... it's sort of become an open source motion. Now I have other cities looking at the motion and saying, 'How can we use that and improve upon it and bring in some new policies ourselves?'" she said."

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