• Paul Craig, Developer
    August 8, 2018
    Using modern technologies can make development faster, but ultimately we need to deliver working solutions without sacrificing robustness or accessibility. We’ve built the “Reschedule a citizenship test” service in a way that pushes service delivery forward without leaving users behind.
  • Charlotte Pedersen, Capacity building
    July 31, 2018
    Sure, officially we’re a digital service office. But by being as transparent as possible about how we work, we can show the art of the possible and amplify the delivery of better, faster, and easier services that Canadians expect and deserve.
  • Charlotte Pedersen and Eman El-Fayomi
    July 26, 2018
    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 Government of Canada.
  • Ross Ferguson, Product lead
    July 24, 2018
    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.
  • Daniel Tse, Product manager
    July 20, 2018
    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 stresses they faced every day while wearing the uniform. One of the many major challenges is understanding and accessing the 20-plus benefits and services offered...