Hacknight #139 – Open Mic Night!

Date: April 24, 2018 Venue: Secret Location Attendance: 41 Presenter: Various presenters Presenting: We decided to do something different and have an open mic night! We heard from representatives of It Takes a Village, Third Party Data Sharing, Women and Color, BikeSpace, DemocracyKit, and Budgetpedia. Henrik came prepared with a presentation, and everyone else did more informal Read more about Hacknight #139 – Open Mic Night![…]

Hacknight #138 – with Women and Color

Date: April 17, 2018 Venue: Secret Location Attendance: 48 Presenter: Mohammed Asaduallah & Sharon Kennedy of Women and Color Presenting: Women and Color is a community of talented women and people of colour who are available for speaking opportunities at tech-related events. The goal of the organization is to foster more and better representation of diverse voices in Read more about Hacknight #138 – with Women and Color[…]

Hacknight #137 – with Julie Mathews

Date: April 10, 2018 Venue: Secret Location Attendance: 54 Presenter: Julie Mathews, Executive Director of Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) Presenting: Community Legal Education Ontario (CLEO) provides clear, accurate, and practical legal rights education and information to help people in Ontario understand and exercise their legal rights. They carry out training and research to support other clinics, community groups, Read more about Hacknight #137 – with Julie Mathews[…]

Hacknight #135 – with Andrew Hilts from Citizen Lab

Date: March 27, 2018 Venue: TWG Presenter: Andrew Hilts from Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs, UofT Presenting: Andrew Hilts, Senior Researcher & Developer at UofT’s Citizen Lab, will be speaking on consumer personal data access in Canada following the release of “Approaching Access”, a report that sheds light on what you Read more about Hacknight #135 – with Andrew Hilts from Citizen Lab[…]

Hacknight #134 – with Brianna Smrke & Laura Hache of the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change

Date: March 20, 2018 Venue: TWG Presenters: Brianna Smrke & Laura Hache of the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change Presenting: Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan commits to “Boost public access to climate change tools”, but what exactly does that mean? Brianna and Laura will discuss their unit’s approach Read more about Hacknight #134 – with Brianna Smrke & Laura Hache of the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change[…]