By Peck Sangiambut
Geothoughts is back! In this episode of the podcast we sit down with two Geothink research partners, Open North and Ajah, to talk about the challenges they face in Canada’s current open data and open government environment. Jean-Noe Landry (of Open North) and Michael Lenczner (of Ajah) are some of the original advocates for open data in Montreal and continue on their mission to bring positive change and innovation to government. Our guests spoke of their background advocating for open data in the (now closed) non-profit, Montreal Ouvert, and the current challenges they face in their respective organisations. They stressed the need for well-defined missions for advocacy, and for continued support from government and non-governmental funders.
We also have a new host, and some new intro music. If you have feedback on this podcast, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.orgThank you for tuning in. We hope you subscribe to Geothoughts on iTunes, and follow us on Twitter @geothinkca