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In April 2009, Toronto Mayor David Miller announced an initiative "to make City of Toronto data freely available to everyone". His href="">announcement said:

I am very pleased to announce today at Mesh09 the development of, which will be a catalogue of city generated data. The data will be provided in standardized formats, will be machine readable, and will be updated regularly. This will be launched in the fall of 2009 with an initial series of data sets, including static data like schedules, and some feeds updated in real time.

On November 2 datasets were made available on their website. As of Nov 15 appear to be approximately 20 datasets.

Openness: OPEN States on href="">license page:

The City of Toronto (the City) now grants you a world-wide, royalty-free, non-exclusive licence to use, modify, and distribute the datasets in all current and future media and formats for any lawful purpose. You now acknowledge that this licence does not give you a copyright or other proprietary interest in the datasets. If you distribute or provide access to these datasets to any other person, whether in original or modified form, you agree to include a copy of, or this Uniform Resource Locator (URL) for, these Terms of Use and to ensure any such person agrees to, and is bound by, them but without introducing any further restrictions of any kind