[OSM-legal-talk] Licence compatibility Approval Request: Open Data Licence for the Sunshine Coast Regional District (B.C., Canada)

Kathleen Lu kathleen.lu at mapbox.com
Fri Mar 10 17:55:37 UTC 2017

Hi Brent,
To get an opinion from the LWG, you should email legal at osmfoundation.org.
They recently opined on the Ottawa version of OGL Canada. The minutes for
that are here:


On Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 7:04 PM Brent Fraser <bfraser at geoanalytic.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I've had a request to improve the stream and trail data around Gibsons
> BC using data from the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD
> http://www.scrd.ca/data-download). Their license
> (http://www.scrd.ca/scrd_disclaimer) seems to permits this.
> Stewart on the Talk-CA list suggested I get their license approved by
> the OSM's Licensing Working Group.  Is this the place to get that
> approval or do I need to go somewhere else?
> And FYI, Alan over on Talk-CA recommmended that I get the SCRD to add
> the following to their license:
>      "Data available at the Sunshine Coast Regional District's Open Data
> Portal site under the following location:
> http://www.scrd.ca/data-download is released in accordance with the
> Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act of British Columbia."
> just to remove any confusion over the stated Exemption:
>      "This licence does not grant you any right to use:
>      Information or Records not accessible under the Freedom of
> Information and Protection of Privacy Act (B.C.);"
>    Thanks!
> --
> Best Regards,
> Brent Fraser
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