I am looking for free data where fuel stations and grocery stores are located in Canada and the USA, that can be exported/downloaded in any format (csv, shp, json, txt, kml, ...).

Do you know of any databases, services, open data? I already had a look at Open Data Canada, which does not provide anything regarding these layers.

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    it's going to be OSM, with several tags (see, for example, wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:shop=supermarket). You can search this forum for OSM export, similar to this question opendata.stackexchange.com/a/12430/1511 – philshem Jun 14 at 7:43
  • Note that OSM data is crowd-sourced data with many different contributors, so the tags are not used consistently. You may want to cast a wide net at first, then chop down the data once you have it. Use their wiki to figure out which tags could possibly be relevant, download all the points with those tags in your AOI, and finally remove any extra points. – csk Jun 16 at 19:25

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