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  • Federal

    Census Divisions and Subdivisions, 1961

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of three maps. The main map shows the location and extent of census divisions and subdivisions as of 1961. The second map shows the same information for the most populous regions of Ontario and Quebec at a larger scale of 1:5...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Census Divisions, 1961

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a set of three maps. The main map shows the location and extent of census divisions as of 1961. The second map shows the same information for the most populous regions of Ontario and Quebec at a larger scale of 1:5 000 000. These...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • PDF
    • JPG
  • Federal

    Distribution of Population, 1961

    Contained within the 4th Edition (1974) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows the distribution of population for 1961 by census division. Supplementary charts show the percentages of rural population, urban population in places with populations of 5000 or more and urban populations that are...
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    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Flood Disasters in Canada

    This database contains summary information on 168 Canadian flood disasters that occurred between 1900 and June 1997. The database is not, by sany means, a complete list of flood events in Canada since the vast majority of the floods did not cause disasters. All mentions of damage costs have not...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • ZIP
  • Federal

    Origin of the Population 1911 Maritime Provinces and Quebec, Ontario and Quebec

    Contained within the 2nd Edition (1915) of the Atlas of Canada is a plate that shows two maps. The first map shows the origin of the population in Ontario and western Quebec, circa 1911. The second map shows the origin of the population in Eastern Quebec and the Maritime Provinces, circa 1911. A...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Major Hurricanes that Affected Canada

    « Hurricane » is one of the names given to a tropical storm whose winds revolve around a center of low pressure called the eye, at a minimum speed of 120 kilometres per hour. At a center of hurricanes vortex - the eye - there is calm area of blue sky. Around this central column, there are very...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Forest-Reliant Communities, 1996 - Education Index

    The education index is a measure of the proportion of the population 15 years of age and over who have post-secondary qualifications compared to the Canadian proportion meeting the same criteria. The index values are generally lower than the Canadian average. The median value is 0.78, and 88% of...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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  • Federal

    Forest-Reliant Communities, 1996 - Income Index

    The income index compares the average employment income value of each community to that for Canada. The value for Canada as a whole is set at 1.00. The range of the index is from 0.12 to 1.65, with the median value for these communities being 0.73. Income index values are generally higher in...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • ZIP
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  • Federal

    Ecological Framework

    Fifteen ecozones make up terrestrial Canada, and five make up the marine waters bordering Canada. Canada’s 15 terrestrial ecozones can be subdivided into 53 ecoprovinces, which can be further broken into 194 ecoregions. Ecozones are useful for general national reporting and for placing Canada’s...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • JP2
    • ZIP
    • other
  • Federal

    Forest Fire Hotspots, 2009

    A hotspot is a mark on an infrared satellite image indicating a heat source typical of burning vegetation. A hotspot may represent one fire or be one of several hotspots representing a larger fire. Hotspots are located and mapped as part of the Fire Monitoring, Mapping and Modeling System (Fire...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
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    • JP2
    • ZIP
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