This is what we have heard in response to our online consultation question 1: "What could be done to make it easier for you to find and use government data provided online?"
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Please make it more readily available on the internet so nothing is hidden from Canadians.- Open Government Reform
Have a simple webpage through which all information can be accessed and advertise said site in local papers - including alternative weeklies.- E. Ochmanek
Government data is collected by the various departments and agencies. Some sort of central repository with a comprehensive indexing system and robust search engine would go a long way.- Allan Wood
Provide a comprehensive search tool utilizing descriptive meta-data- Don Fowler
Make websites simple and very user friendly. Video help during regular business hours would be very helpful.- Rog2011