After seeing an issue on ropensci/wishlist (https://github.com/ropensci/wishlist/issues/27), I decided to get started on a package that would broadly interact with the Open Government of Canada Open Data Portal.
I have taken a few steps toward a first version of the package here:
That is so far just to see how much work would be needed. In the meantime I have been searching to make sure if something like does not already exists and could not find anything. Does the idea seem worth pursuing to anyone else? If yes, I would be most happy to continue onward