About

OpenCanada is a digital publication sitting at the intersection of public policy, scholarship and journalism. We produce multimedia content to explain, analyze and tell stories about the increasingly complex and rapidly shifting world of foreign policy and international affairs.

OpenCanada was founded in June 2011 by the Canadian International Council in collaboration with Taylor Owen. Since then, we have published thousands of articles on international affairs and Canadian foreign policy and have served as a hub for communities in Canada and beyond seeking thoughtful analysis on world events.

The Centre for International Governance Innovation, a non-partisan think tank based in Waterloo, Ontario, published OpenCanada from 2015-2019.

OpenCanada has won seven Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPAs), including best overall online media site and content of the year in 2013, and, in 2017 and 2018, best investigative article or series.