Open Government Portal

  • Federal

    Stories from the land: Indigenous Place Names in Canada

    This interactive map is a collaborative project by the Geographical Names Board of Canada, illustrating a curated selection of places in Canada with names that have origins in multiple Indigenous languages. The names selected show the history and evolution of Indigenous place naming in Canada,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • WMS
    • FGDB/GDB
    • MXD
    • HTML
  • Federal

    Map Labels - CanVec Series - Toponymic Features

    The toponymic features of the CanVec series include proper nouns designating places and representations of the territory. This data come from provincial, territorial and Canadian toponymic databases. They are used in the CanVec Series for cartographic reference purposes and vary according to the...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • WMS
    • HTML
    • FGDB/GDB
    • SHP
    • KMZ
  • Federal

    Elevation in Canada - CanVec Series - Elevation Features

    The elevation features of the CanVec series include the elevation contours and elevation points. These entities are used to describe the relief of the Canadian Landmass. The CanVec multiscale series is available as prepackaged downloadable files and by user-defined extent via a Geospatial data...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • FGDB/GDB
    • SHP
    • KMZ
    • WMS
  • Federal

    Canadian Digital Surface Model

    The Canadian Digital Surface Model (CDSM) is part of Natural Resources Canada's altimetry system designed to better meet the users' needs for elevation data and products. The 0.75-second (~20 m) CDSM consists of a derived product from the original 1-second (30 m) Shuttle Radar Topographic Mission...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • WMS
    • HTML
    • GeoTIF
    • PDF
    • KML
  • Federal

    2010 Land Cover of Canada

    Land cover information is necessary for a large range of environmental applications related to climate impacts and adaption, emergency response, wildlife habitat, etc. In Canada, a 2008 user survey indicated that the most practical land cover data is provided in a nationwide 30 m spatial...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • ESRI REST
    • TIFF
  • Federal

    Canada’s Commemorative Map

    This interactive map commemorates Canada’s participation in armed conflicts at home and abroad by highlighting a sample of the many geographical features and places named for those that served our country. These commemorative geographical names help us remember war casualties, soldiers, sailors,...
    Organization:
    Natural Resources Canada
    Resource Formats:
    • HTML
    • FGDB/GDB
    • MXD
    • ESRI REST
    • WMS
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