• Jul 26, 2018
    Charlotte Pedersen and Eman El-Fayomi
    On June 21, the Canadian Digital Service (CDS) hosted its very first Design Jam with 30 participants from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) & Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC). With help from design mentors, participants brainstormed ideas to tackle current service challenges in the …
  • Jul 24, 2018
    Ross Ferguson, Product lead
    Recently a small contingent from CDS was lucky enough to visit Prince Edward Island off Canada’s Maritime coast. We were there at the invitation of Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC), who we're working with to improve how Veterans find benefits online.
  • Jul 20, 2018
    Daniel Tse, Product manager
    Veterans have dedicated their lives to serving Canada. Whether it’s RCMP or Canadian Armed Forces, leaving the service is like leaving a family and a job all at once. Veterans face many different challenges in this new phase of their life that are very different from the physical and psychological …
  • Jul 17, 2018
    David Buckley, Developer
    If you're looking, you can find community all around you. Open source software development is no exception. By its nature, open source development is community-driven. People share and build on each other's work, making it better for all.
  • Jul 11, 2018
    John O'Brien, Security lead
    I’ve come to the conclusion that writing about security is harder than actually doing it. This is likely due to having avoided talking or writing about what I’ve done at work for the better part of the last decade. Bear with me, this may be interesting.
  • Jun 27, 2018
    Sean Boots, Policy team
    In order to adopt modern digital practices, it’s also important to have the tools – both devices and software – that make this possible.