• May 13, 2020
    Marcel Saulnier, Assistant Deputy Minister at Health Canada
    When the COVID-19 global crisis escalated and Canada’s national response was forming, we recognised a need to get information into the hands of Canadians quickly.
  • Mar 9, 2020
    Jeff Adam (RCMP), Charlotte Pedersen (CDS)
    In an interview with Jeff Adam, Assistant Commissioner at The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), we hear about his experience working with us to launch a cybercrime reporting tool, how he hopes to use that experience to change the culture of service delivery at RCMP, and the advice he would give …
  • Mar 5, 2020
    Kelly Galbraith and Pierre Dubois, Service Canada
    The team from Service Canada shares how they got Notify up and running on Canada.ca to send auto-replies from their questions and comments form.
  • Feb 28, 2020
    Élise Cossette and Charlotte Pedersen, Outreach
    We assumed we needed to do French content testing to improve our French newsletter subscription numbers. We sent out a survey to our users first. We learned a lot about assuming you know the problem.
  • Feb 25, 2020
    Jeff Maher, Principal Engineer
    As you might expect from an organization with “digital” in its name, the Software Development Community is one of the most important parts of CDS and it’s critical that this team works well. To that end, we’re looking for a great person to be our Head of Software Development to make this community …
  • Feb 24, 2020
    Sean Boots, Policy & Josh Ruihley, Technical Advisor
    Working in the open and publishing open source software is a key part of how CDS works. Here’s why open source is useful, how CDS approaches it, and answers to questions that our friends across government sometimes ask.