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Are there any datasets available that give a list of latitude and longitude points for Canadian province boundaries? I don't need anything too detailed as I'm displaying collated data in smallish info graphics.

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You could use something like this for some rough coordinates:

Or, use the Natural Earth dataset:

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There is Natural Earth v2 now available - [released 18th August 2012] –  Mapperz Sep 25 '12 at 16:37
Thanks. The natural earth data is just what I am looking for. –  Giles Roberts Sep 26 '12 at 13:45

Should be able to find one on

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Thanks for the response. Any further pointers as to which dataset on the site would be suitable? There are a lot of datasets there. –  Giles Roberts Sep 25 '12 at 16:27

The Atlas of Canada Base Maps provide coverage of the entire Canadian landmass. Data elements are feature coded and structurally clean. Base map components are available in four scales and a number of data exchange formats.

1:2 million

1:7.5 million

1:20 million

1:30 miliion

ArcInfo e00 or DXF.

Download Area [HTTP]


Alternatively CanVec is likely to be too detailed for you

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