Open Government

The B.C. Government is changing how it interacts with B.C. citizens. We are committed to publishing government data and information and we are working hard to improve your online interactions with government. Search for, use and request government data. Learn about open info and browse government information.

Open Information

As representatives of B.C. citizens and as stewards of public funds, it's important that public officials be responsible in the way that they conduct government business and in their use of these funds. Open information is one of the ways that the government is ensuring openness and transparency in its operations. 

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Open Data

The B.C. Government creates large amounts of data about the province and its residents and businesses. This data is used by the government to inform policy decisions and to improve government services.

You can access this same information from DataBC to help you make informed decisions, inspire change or develop ideas to improve government policies.

UX Toolbox

As a government we are taking a new approach to our web presence. We are challenging ourselves to shift to a more integrated approach to web management.

CMS Lite Manual

CMS Lite is a web-based, graphical user interface (GUI) application designed with robust features while reducing the complexity of managing content.

Writing for the Web

B.C. government standards and guidelines for developing, writing, and formatting website content. Redesign

Re-introducing the website - a new look and better ways to find information

Service Design

The Service Design Playbook

The Alpha Version of The Service Design Playbook (PDF, 4.4MB) describes a comprehensive method for the BC Public Service (BCPS) to design great services for British Columbians.

Open Government Around the World

Learn about the Open Government Partnership and see what other governments are doing to promote openness and transparency.