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canvec: why so quiet? where are all the users?

It has now been a little over 3 years since Natural Resources Canada released CanVec, a national coast to coast to coast spatial dataset at 1:50,000 or better nominal scale. In the interverning time ...
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Provincial Base Mapping Data Sources in Canada

I'm very familiar with the Ontario Base Mapping Data, and am looking for similar data for other Canadian Provinces. Perhaps we can start a list of resources here? I'm looking for something at a larger ...
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Are the Canadian National Topographic System (NTS) maps available freely online?

I'd really like a seamless service of the Canadian topo maps, similar to ArcGIS Online USA Topographic Maps, http://www.arcgis.com/home/item.html?id=4ee3622f0bfd41eea55ffa83aaf31a9f If there is no ...
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Need spatial data for very specific administrative boundaries in Ontario

I was wondering if anyone might know where I can download the rectangular administrative boundaries shown in the image below. I have highlighted one of them in red. On the image, you can see that ...
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Canadian province boundaries in latitude and longitude

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 ...
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Where can I find a shapefile of all the Montreal Neighborhoods?

I am trying to map out Montreal and was wondering if there is already an existing polygon shapefile of all the neighborhoods. Here is a link to a perfect example of what I am looking for. ...
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Canvec Symbology in Arcgis 10?

Is anyone working on porting the Canvec Symbology toolkit to ArcGIS 10? How would you go about it if you were? The canvec symbology toolkit is comprised of a canvec.style file (which is an ms-access ...
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Looking for the best data source for a geocoding database for Canada

I'm planning to build a Geocoding database for Canada. The goal is that - the database should be able to provide latitude and longitude for any given street level address in Canada. A similar ...
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Where can DEM data for all of British Columbia be found?

Is there a website or server from which a DEM covering all of BC can be downloaded - preferably at 1:50K scale? GeoBase has tiles for 1:50K and 1:250K, but they do not provide it as a mosaic. It's ...
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Map Grid Index / Reference for Canadian Topo Map

Does anyone know where I can find some kml at different resolutions to show the grid reference for the Canadian topographic maps (CanTopo and toporama). Much like is displayed on the map here: ...
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Conversion from Shapefile to TopoJSON format results in incorrect map when rendered using d3js

I am trying to build a map of Canada showing FSA boundaries using d3js. I got shape data from Statistics Canada ...
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Free high-resolution Orthophotography for Quebec

Is anyone aware of free high-resolution orthophotography for Quebec? Something 1m resolution or greater would be ideal. I'm looking for imagery to use in a standard GIS as files (so not as WMS or ...
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Determine if GPS coordinate in Canada

I have GPS tracking solution and most my customers in US. My reverse-geocoding solution pretty basic: Table with US ZIP database Procedure in SQL Server where I search for city/state closest to ...
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Aligning layers with questionable metadata in SW Ontario

After making my best efforts to read/try everything I can on this forum and elsewhere, I unfortunately have to contribute to the wide literature of "my layers aren't aligning" questions. I am working ...
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Clipping without cutting features

I want to create a multimodal network dataset for the city of Montreal. I have roads and transit lines features for Quebec province (where Montreal is). Because I need the features limited to Montreal ...
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Selecting polygons within others that share a boundary

Thanks in advance for any help. I have a feature class in ArcGIS 10.2 with 455 polygons,they are municipal boundaries. We use it to determine permissions for users in another application and it's ...
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Has anyone used CanMap Routelogistics to create a network dataset?

I am using CanMap Route Logistics to create a multimodal network dataset for Montreal, Quebec. I don't understand the use of relative elevation nodes (ren) and turn restrictions table (trn) as ...
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Land Cover vector data for Saskatchewan / Manitoba Canada

Looking for Land Cover (aka Land Use) vector data for Saskatchewan / Manitoba Canada. Using Saskatchewan's site I can see the data but not download it as seen here: Another source is Data Basin but ...
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Is there a way to download and import labels for the CanVec Named Features (Code 1580010) layer (Natural Resources Canada)?

I used the CanVec symbology toolkit (described here) to symbolize all the downloaded data but now I am wanting to downland and import labels or a procedure that I should follow for creating all ...