site is live
Blog at http://blog.data.gov.bc.ca/ (under "Connect" on the main page).
Twitter account @Data_BC
Thoughts from David Eaves
the license is good. Obviously my preference would be for everything to be unlicensed and in the public domain as it is in the United States. Short of that however, the most progressive license out there is the UK Government’s Open Government License for Public Sector Information. Happily the BC government has essentially copied it.
eaves.ca - Province of BC launches Open Data Catalog: What works - July 19, 2011
Vancouver Sun data journalist Chad Skelton has asked for the public to help him find datasets of interest
@chadskelton Looking for juicy datasets on new B.C. #OpenData site. If you find one, please let me know
BC Premier Christy Clark did a video about the site and about open government in general.