Data with Canada-wide coverage

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


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.


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!

The Atlas of Canada

The Atlas of Canada is a neat web mapping service. There are a variety of themes to choose from, including: