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.


GeoGratis is a portal provided by the Earth Sciences Sector (ESS) of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) which provides geospatial data at no cost via your Web browser.

Geographic Names of Canada (Natural Resouces Canada)

Looking for the geographic coordinates of that special place, town, city, or natural feature? No need to flip through pages of out-dated gazetteers. You can now find all the registered name places and geographic coordinates for almost anywhere in Canada, online!