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Python tool to fetch data from Canada's open data portal

Project description


odcantoolkit is a command line tool used to fetch datasets directly from Canada’s open data portal. The data is then converted to JSON format and can be loaded directly into a MongoDB database.

Currently supported file formats: * CSV


The script can be simply installed via pip

pip install odcantoolkit


JSON mode

odcantoolkit json [--filetype FILETYPE] id

The id is taken from a dataset’s URL. To fecth this dataset, the command would be :

odcantoolkit json 4deb7637-3613-4012-84a2-882b06ab7458

MongoDB mode

odcantoolkit mongo [-h] [--fileformat FILEFORMAT FILEFORMAT]
                    [--dbname DBNAME] [--collection COLLECTION] [--host HOST]
                    [--port PORT]

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