Grants:Simple/Applications/Wikimedia Canada/2018/H2/Mid-point

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Mid point report[edit]

  • Reporting period: 1 August 2018 - 31 October 2018

Content, outreach, education and communities


  • Augment, improve and diversify free knowledge about Canada, especially on Wikimedia projects.
Yes check.svg Done The main activity organized to achieve this objective during this reporting period was the National Contribution Month in Canada hosted in October. During this campaign, a total of 9 contribution workshops have been organized in 6 different cities across 3 provinces.
  • Increase the number and the diversity of contributors from Canada on Wikimedia projects.
Yes check.svg Done The number of contributors have been increased through introduction to contribution during the National Contribution Month in Canada and other workshops. To increase the diversity of contributors, a workshop has been organized specifically towards the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Increase the awareness and the knowledge of the Canadian public and institutions about Wikimedia projects, free licenses and open knowledge.
Yes check.svg Done This was achieved by hosting training and outreach events with public and university libraries.
Metric Target At mid-point Explanation
Number of participants to workshops and training sessions 100 53 On track to meet target.
Number of content pages created and improved during workshops 300 30 Below the target due to problem in measuring this metric during events organized by volunteers.
Number of workshops aimed specifically at increasing the diversity of contributors (such as women and LGTBQ+) 4 1 Slightly below the target.
Number of different cities where contribution workshops are hosted 8 6 On track to meet target.
Number of different GLAMUs in Canada involved with Wikimedia projects 8 8 Target already achieved.
Number of active WikiClubs in Canada 4 4 Target already achieved.

Indigenous peoples on Wikimedia projects


  • Augment and improve free knowledge in Canadian Aboriginal languages, especially on Wikimedia projects.
Yellow check.svg Partly done This was partly achieved through the continuation of the pedagogic project at the Otapi Highschool of the Atikamekw Community of Manawan. However, this was not extended to other Atikamekw communities nor other Aboriginal communities in Canada during this reporting period.
  • Augment, improve and modernize free knowledge about Canadian indigenous peoples, especially on Wikimedia projects.
X mark.svg Not done Nothing was done for this objective during this reporting period.
  • Increase the awareness and the knowledge of indigenous communities about Wikimedia projects, free licenses and open knowledge.
X mark.svg Not done Nothing was done for this objective during this reporting period. However, Wikimedia Canada discussed with the Canadian Commission of the UNESCO about a possible participation in a international symposium on indigenous languages hosted in Canada to promote the Wikimedia projects as a tool to revitalize and preserve indigenous languages.
Metric Target At mid-point Explanation
The number of content pages written in Canadian Aboriginal languages on Wikimedia project 100 116 Target already achieved through the Wikipetcia Atikamekw Nehiromowin.
The number of pictures and videos of indigenous peoples of Canada uploaded to Wikimedia Commons 100 0 Nothing was done for this metric during this reporting period.
The number of words recorded in indigenous languages of Canada using Lingua Libre 200 0 Nothing was done for this metric during this reporting period.

Photographic content


  • Increase the quantity, quality and diversity of free photographic content about Canada.
Yes check.svg Done This objective was achieved through Wiki Loves Monuments.
  • Increase the number and diversity of photographers in Canada sharing some of their work under a free license or in the public domain.
Yellow check.svg Partly done This objective was partly achieved through Wiki Loves Monuments. However, no specific outreach has been conducted to photographers communities during this reporting period.
Metric Target At mid-point Explanation
The number of pictures and videos uploaded on Wikimedia Commons during activities organized by Wikimedia Canada 1,000 1,538 Target already achieved through Wiki Loves Monuments.
The number of different photographers that uploaded pictures on Wikimedia Commons during activities organized by Wikimedia Canada 200 107 On track to achieve target.