Open Guelph Media
The Civic Solutions Accelerator is a pilot project that enables the City of Guelph to engage in open innovation with entrepreneurs, startups, students and companies to create solutions for complex municipal problems.
Here’s the full video of the Civic Solutions Accelerator launch, featuring Mayor Cam Guthrie, CAO Derrick Thomson, Kithio Mwanzia of the Guelph Chamber of Commerce, Kevin Tuer of Canada’s Open Data Exchange and Kirk Roberts from Innovation Guelph.
Open Guelph was proud to host a great panel discussion on the future of local media as it relates to the changing nature of local government. Watch the full video below.
TVO’s The Agenda visited Guelph to film an episode called “What Ontario can learn from Guelph.” It featured Andy Best, the City’s Open Government Manager. The discussion of Open Guelph starts at 18:20.
Articles on People
- Accelerating solutions to City problems
- New Open Government Program Manager joins the City of Guelph
- Citizen ideas and energies can further transform Guelph
Articles on Technology
- Public Sector Digest – Civic Innovation and Open Data: A Recipe for Change
- How can Guelph do it better? City wants to know
- Guelph Launches Map-based Reporting Tool
- Windsor budget simulator work inspired by similar project in Guelph
- Municipalities turn to apps to engage citizens in the budget process
- Report a pothole? There’s an app coming soon for that.