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Canadian Open Data Experience (CODE)

The Canadian Open Data Experience (CODE) is the first national Open Data hackathon in Canada. It is a 48-hour competition hosted by XMG, one of the largest indie mobile gaming studios in Canada, and supported by the Government of Canada.

CODE will take place from February 28th – March 2nd 2014. Canadian post-secondary students, entrepreneurs and innovators participate to develop applications utilizing federal government data from the Canadian Open Data Portal ( with the goal of improving the lives of Canadians. The applications will need to conform to a theme that will be announced minutes before the appathon begins and then: ready, set, develop! 48 hours of hardcore coding!