Minister Milloy talks open gov’t at NC

Milloy roundtable

John Milloy, Ontario’s minister of government services, visited the Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus Jan. 13 to talk to students and local education and community leaders about his government’s Open Government plan, which aims to make accessing and using government information and data easier. Representing NC at the roundtable discussion were VP Academic Steve Hudson; Marc Nantel, associate vice president, research; Mike Duncan, industrial research chair; Katerina Gonzalez, manager of planning and institutional research; Duncan MacDuff, research facilitator; Kristine Dawson, manager of co-op and graduate services; and Rob Walters, senior advisor to the president.

Prior to the roundtable discussion, Minister Milloy met with representatives of Niagara Research, who discussed the use of data in projects such as PrAgMatic and the mapping of advanced manufacturers in Niagara.

Above, from left, Mike Duncan, St. Catharines MPP and environment minister Jim Bradley; Minister Milloy, Steve Hudson and Marc Nantel.

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