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Provide feedback: Ontario Data Catalogue

We want to know what you think about the Ontario Data Catalogue. Your feedback will help us improve the way we collect and publish open government data in the future.

This survey will take 2 to 3 minutes to complete.

Your feedback is anonymous. While we may use your feedback to improve our service, we cannot respond to you directly. Unless prompted, do not include any personal details such as:

  • health information
  • your identity
  • your address
  • contact information

We will handle any personal details provided to us according to our privacy statement.

Did you find what you were looking for? *
How would you rate your experience using the features of the Data Catalogue? *
Difficult to doNeutralEasy to doI did not use this feature
Searching for information *
Data visualization (for example, graphs and tables) *
Downloading data *
Understanding the data *
Learning about open data *
Using the Data API *
Getting help using the Data Catalogue *
How did you find out about the Ontario Data Catalogue? *
We want to learn more about the communities using open data in Ontario. Which statement best describes you?
Would you be interested in participating in a remote feedback session (for example, an interview or usability testing) to help us improve the Data Catalogue? *

Ontario Data Catalogue research screener

Thanks for your interest in our research. We are inviting people to participate in feedback sessions to make improvements to the Ontario Data Catalogue.

At this time we are conducting research sessions in English only. Pour le moment, nous menons ces sessions de recherche en anglais seulement. Souhaitez-vous participer en français, ou à des futures recherches?

Sessions are:

  • conducted online using Zoom, a web-based screen-sharing software service
  • 1-on-1 sessions with you and the moderator, supported by a small research team
  • 60 minutes long
  • confidential and voluntary

If you'd like to help, please complete this 2-5 minute survey.

If you are selected, scheduled, and attend a session, and you are not an Ontario Public Service employee or contractor, you will receive a $60 gift card as thanks for your time.

Your privacy:

Your answers to this questionnaire will be viewed only by our research and program teams. Any personal information you provide in this survey (such as your email address or phone number) will be used only to contact you to book a session. It will not be tied to your feedback.

Information you provide in this form is:

Let us know if you need these questions in another format.

Questions? Contact

Do you work for the Ontario Public Service (as a permanent or contract employee in a ministry, secretariat or office, not including an agency)? *
Are you 16 years old or over? *
How do you access our data? Choose all that apply *
What is the highest level of education you have completed?
Which terms best describe your ethnicity? Choose all that apply.
Which term best describes your gender identity?
How would you describe your community? Choose all that apply.
Do you use assistive devices or supports? Choose all that apply.
For this study, we need people to join an online session. What are you comfortable using to access web-based applications like Zoom or Microsoft teams? Check all that apply. *
Our research teams are currently conducting studies in English. Are you comfortable having a discussion with the research team in English, or reviewing an English-language interface? *

If we are able to select you for a session, we will contact you with scheduling information. Please provide some details about how we can reach you.

We will only use this information to book a feedback session with you.

Your preferred contact method *


We are committed to providing accessible customer service. On request, we can arrange for accessible formats and communications supports.