Environment Canada and Data Quality


A brief overview of what data quality means to Environment Canada.

“There are a number of theoretical frameworks for understanding data quality. According to the Government of Canada’s Quality of Information Guideline, a draft document developed in support of the former 2003 Policy on Management of Information, there are seven attributes of quality information: relevancy, accuracy, reliability, completeness, understandability, accessibility, and timeliness.”

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