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This question was previously answered for non-profits, and I think the same answer works here at least partially. In addition, you can find all U.S. companies at the Securities and Exchange Commission's EDGAR site. Technical documentation is also available. Information about Canadian companies is accessible through their open data site, but seems to be ...


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NOTE I'm not a lawyer and this is only a suggestion, please do consult a professional. I've been in your shoes before, If you're willing to compromise precision for the sake of completeness in terms of the number of businesses, I would suggest scraping yellow pages and/or sites like yelp. There has been a long debate over the legality of this type of data ...


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NASDAQ provides a CSV dataset for all corporations traded on NASDAQ, AMEX and NYSE. You can get some basic information on these publicly traded companies from the datasets. http://www.nasdaq.com/screening/company-list.aspx Below is a link on our OpenGeoCode website where we've downloaded the datasets and converted them to our CUDE CSV format. http://www....


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I doubt that this exists. Lexis-Nexus provides access to US Federal Tax ID info (FEIN), but I imagine there are license restrictions. Public Companies are required to file much of this info and it should be available via the SEC Edgar interface. GuideStar provides access to nonprofit 990 data (which would include much of what you are looking for EIN data but ...


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US Census has population projections through 2060, and is also the data behind both of the sources you already found. State population projections (except for Vermont) list from the Census. Not sure about data quality here; I only clicked on Virginia and District of Columbia, and Virginia's link had succumbed to linkrot. Updated reference: Virginia's ...


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Also, be sure to check free database records usually compiled by each Secretary of State in each of our 50 states. All businesses who incorporate in each state can be found there. I often use Georgia's Secretary of State incorporated business database. You just have to get creative with the keywords you enter.


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One thing you can do is to download the open source datasets of every city (most large cities in north america offer such datasets on their websites), they usually have datasets of business licenses issued which has a lot of info associated with them. I hope this can be starting point.


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As an aside, all British Company data is available at Companies House via the web interface or via CSV files: http://download.companieshouse.gov.uk/en_output.html


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OpenStreetMap to the rescue! Its cycling map shows contour lines and shaded relief (even in Canada): (source: opencyclemap.org) Like most open data projects (probably Natural Earth, too), they use NASA's SRTM (OSM Wiki) dataset that has global coverage, as far as I know. As you seem to need contour shapefiles, refer to the article Contours (OSM Wiki) for ...


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Affordable housing is difficult to track as there are intricacies to the process: Is it Housing Choice Voucher Program (Previously Section 8), is it a an established property that specifically handles affordable housing (which the government pays a private enterprise to operate), or is it public housing. You should look at property appraiser data for each ...


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The OSMData Land Polygons include all land areas in the world, which should mean it includes the data you are looking for. It's derived from natural:coastline rather than place:island, so it shouldn't have the same gaps for larger islands but may be excessively large and unwieldy. You may be able to pare it down or recreate it on a regional basis based on ...


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Bathymetry data for North America can be found at Data.gov from NOAA, NASA, and the Department of the Interior. Data specific to Vancouver (or any area) can be found by drawing a boundary box on the map in the left side of the page around the area in which you are interested. Alternatively, you can search for the resolution or elevation and area in the ...


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There are many commercial data sources for company data. Data quality varies widely. INFOT (infotdata.com) sells reasonably good databases for most major countries, but it's Yellow Pages quality. Many businesses are missing, and there's a fair amount of bogus information. In particular, web site names for companies are often inaccurate. It's good enough ...


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This isn't really an answer, but too long for a comment. Thoughts: You could use the map itself (pixel-by-pixel analysis) to generate a shapefile. Googling several tribe names in quotes (eg, https://www.google.com/search?q=%22mojave%22+%22kaska%22+%22huastec%22+%22blackfeet%22+%22yurok%22+%22chickasaw%22&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8) yields several interesting ...


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If you are by any chances affiliated to a Canadian university you get free access to DMTI POI data that includes all that information for Canada. All of this is located in the Scholar GeoPortal repository at http://geo2.scholarsportal.info/ For the US there is a similar company called SimplyAnalytics that also has free access through many Canadian ...


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https://brex.io offers API access to query business data from the US States. It's not 100% complete but only a few states are missing.


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