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We live in a rapidly changing world where information and analytics help us make better, smarter decisions that lead to better outcomes. Without location, however, we lose context. We believe a common basemap—one single, accurate and always current base layer—provides the foundation to inform and power a myriad of systems, applications and decisions.

A basemap of Canada

The Community Map of Canada is a basemap of Canada built from authoritative data, collected closest to source and updated daily. Seamlessly created to one common specification and compliant with international standards, it provides unrestricted access to community maps and imagery across the country.


Benefits of Participating in the Community Map of Canada

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How do I participate?

Participating is easy! There are several ways:

  • Provide your data via an open data site
  • Sign a data sharing agreement and provide us your data via a map package shared to a private ArcGIS Online group
  • Sign a data sharing agreement and provide us with direct access to your production database

To get started, please complete the form below.


Top apps powered by the community

The interactive tool helps access local market trends for various communities, average market movement for different property classes and the top 500 valued residential properties.

This application provides details on existing land use, land use limitations, Crown titles and applications, Municipal Plan and Protected Road Zoning in Newfoundland and Labrador.

The easy-to-use intuitive map app helps discover the City’s addresses, facilities, sports fields, playgrounds, downtown parking as well as city-owned trees.

The public-facing outage map provides power outage information with a geographical context to help customers, municipalities and the media better understand the scope of a power outage situation during a storm.

The interactive app provides updates for over 25,000 km of marked trails, allowing more than 83 Quads Clubs to update the status of quad trails themselves in real time.

The AQHI app helps communicate the air quality in an area, using a scale from 1 to 10, and what it means to your health. The lower the number, the lower the risk.

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The Community Map of Canada is powered by the GeoFoundation Exchange (GFX)


Participate in the Community Map

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