What We’re Working On

Interested to know what we’re working on? Check out the overview of CDS products below! To learn how we choose our partnerships, read this blog post.

We work iteratively. Products move from an intensive research phase (Discovery) into a prototype and testing phase (Alpha). Mature products move into a public Beta phase, and then to Live.

We’re working to improve this page and welcome your feedback!

In Flight Products

EnerGuide API

A public-facing application programming interface (API) to open up access to EnerGuide Home Energy Ratings data in a transparent and reusable way.


Jennifer Fletcher (email)

Rescheduling Service for a Citizenship Test

A service that will let people reschedule their citizenship interviews online, moving away from paper-based processes.


Kylie Havelock (email)

Online Tool to Improve Veterans’ Access to Benefits

An online tool to make it easier for Veterans to determine what benefits, programs and services they may be eligible for.


Daniel Tse (email)

Web Tool to Make Government Websites More Secure

An online tool to check which government sites and web services are meeting good security practices, such as requiring privacy-protecting Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) connections.

Guidance on Regulatory Consultation

Providing guidance on efforts to engage Canadians on regulations by identifying and validating user and business needs, conducting a market analysis of existing digital products, and presenting recommendations concerning procuring a product vs. building and maintaining a custom product.


Ross Ferguson (email)

Past Products

Impact Canada Challenge Platform

A scalable, reusable platform that creates new opportunities for innovators and entrepreneurs to help solve Canada’s biggest challenges.


Kylie Havelock (email)

E-Briefing App

An application to replace internal paper-based briefing binders.


Mario Garneau (email)