Data with Canada-wide coverage

In this section you will find links to data with Canada-wide coverage.

Data Basin

Bridging Conservation Science and Practice


Global Forest Watch

Global Forest Watch's overall objective is to infuse transparency and accountability into the decision making processes that determine how forests are managed and for whom. This site has some downloadable Canadian maps as well as interactive maps from around the world. They are currently working to update and add to the data that pertains to Aboriginal peoples.

National Topographic Data Base (Geomatics Canada )

The National Topographic Data Base (NTDB) is a digital data base developed by Geomatics Canada.


Sponsored by Natural Resources Canada, GeoConnections is tasked with developing the Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI), which will coordinate Canada’s numerous databases of geographic information and make them accessible through a common window on the Internet.