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Questions tagged [canada]

For questions about data related to the country Canada.

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Crime Data in Canada

Does anybody have any idea where I might find data regarding crime in Canada or whether or not this data even exists?
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Western Canada ShapeFiles (Meridian, Township, Section and Quarter)?

I want to create a TileGrid Map for Western Canada of the 36 "Townships" (where each "Township" has 16 sections). I want to create grid tiles from ShapeFiles/kml/kmz or any other format file. I found ...
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Neighborhood data for Canada

I am looking for Canada Locality/neighborhood data but did not get any useful links. Anybody know about a good Locality/neighborhood data for Canada??
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Seeking source of curated/cleansed data for 2016 Canadian Census?

I am working with open data sources and the 2016 Canadian Census is of great interest to me. The Canadian Statistics website provides boundary files, which work great, and some aggregated census data, ...
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Looking for datasets on costs of different renewable energy solutions for Canada

I'm doing a project on cost-effectiveness of renewable energy solutions in Canada. The government publishes data on energy production as found here: Renewable Electricity Capacity and Generation ...
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Nesting zones in Canada

Looking for spatial data for bird nesting zones in Canada: Taken from General nesting periods of migratory birds
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Schools in Canada

Is there a database of schools in Canada? Can you drop a link that would direct me to that database? If this does not exist, would you by chance know if the provinces have such data for the schools ...
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Canadian and USA Administrative Boundary Data Service

I have a list of place names (300+), which are mostly cites and states/provinces in United States and Canada. I would like to get the administrative boundary for them. I know the raw boundary data is ...
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Geospatial Canadian Socioeconomic Data

I've been working with Canadian statistics data and performing geovisualizations of this data joined to census boundary shapefiles. Most of the data I've been able to join has been at the level of: ...
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Open/Public Data Sources For Land-Cover/Vegetation Data In The Provinces of British Columbia and Alberta, Canada?

The title is quite clear: seeking land-cover/vegetation open/public data sources for the Canadian Provinces of British Columbia, and Alberta. Note: This question was originally posted in the The ...
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Quebec Provincial Crown Lands

I'm attempting to gather and identify limits of Crown Land in the province of Quebec, Canada. I'm coming at this from a GIS background and am trying to create a database that resembles the ...
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Suggestions for Canadian (Metro Vancouver) Housing Open Data Sources

before doing data analysis, I have to find public data sources first. The goal is to find housing services related data, or people data related to these housing services, in different regions of Metro ...
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searching for WMS for canada weather

I need WMS server links for metar radar satelite I have Environnement Canada but there's no metar
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postal code boundaries for Yukon Territory, Canada

can you download spatial data representing postal code boundaries for Yukon Territory, Canada?
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Energy usage in Canada

I'm looking for the most recent data on energy usage by sectors in Canada. Statistics Canada have updated their table up to 2008. But this is too old. Where can I get more recent data, say 2014 or ...
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Any Open Data Sets for the (Football) Women's World Cup (in Canada 2015)?

Are there any open public datasets for the Women's World Cup in Canada 2015? Didn't find anything for download on the official FIFA site (besides a single-page PDF booklet for the match schedule that,...
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Database of Greyhound bus stops

Greyhound bus stops are surprisingly difficult to find. Is there a database of them? Requirements: Bus stop name Latitude Longitude Lines that stop there, or adjacent stops. I am interested in all ...
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Pharmacist Database in Canada

Where would I be able to get some demographic and employment data for pharmacists in Canada? Much like this one: http://www.cihi.ca/CIHI-ext-portal/internet/en/document/spending+and+health+workforce/...
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Collecting Canadian postal address information

I am developing a web application to collect Canadian postal addresses. I found some good information on addressing here: http://www.canadapost.ca/tools/pg/manual/PGaddress-e.asp?ecid=murl10006450 ...
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Seeking Water Quality Data for Lake Ontario that includes Dissolved Oxygen, Nitrogen, Phosphorus?

I was wondering what sources are available, or if anyone has GIS water quality data for the Great Lakes and specifically Lake Ontario? We are interested in mapping Phosphorus, Organic Matter, ...
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Climate data from stations in Canada

Does anyone know of data available via an API for climate stations in Canada. NOAA has a nice API interface for US stations (http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cdo-web/webservices/v2), and does have data for ...