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Enhanced Points of Interest Toronto, city subset

The Enhanced Points of Interest (EPOI) file is a national database of over 1 million Canadian business and recreational points of interest. Engineered using CanMap Streetfiles, each EPOI has been accurately geocoded and precisely placed; two criteria that are fundamental to any successful location sensitive service.

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Creator: 
DMTI Spatial Inc.
Date of creation: 
2013 Mar 28th
Temporal extent: 
2012 Aug
Publisher: 
DMTI Spatial Inc.
Place of publication: 
Markham
Edition: 
v2012.3
Projection: 
Geographic
Datum: 
WGS84
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
Citation
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
Web
Subjects: 
ACCOMODATIONS
ADDRESSES
AERODROMES
BORDER CROSSINGS AND CUSTOMS OFFICES
BUS
CAR POOL LOTS
CAR RENTALS
CULTURAL
EDUCATION
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
FOOD
GOLF COURSES
HEALTH
INDUSTRIAL
INDUSTRY
POINTS OF INTEREST
POLICE
RECREATION
SERVICES
TOLLS
WEIGH STATIONS
Geography: 
TORONTO
Restrictions: 
FACULTY STAFF STUDENTS
Open data: 
Not Open
Downloads: 
Subject: 
POINTS OF INTEREST
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
METADATA
Format: 
PDF

GeoPinpoint

GeoPinpoint positions your data using a powerful and innovative geo-locationprocess called geocoding. GeoPinpoint attaches X and Y coordinates to your facility,customer or prospect address data for map visualization, analysis or location basedapplications. Please request software from the email address above.

Creator: 
DMTI Spatial Inc.
Date of creation: 
2012 Aug
Temporal extent: 
2012 Aug
Publisher: 
DMTI Spatial Inc.
Place of publication: 
Markham
Edition: 
v2012.3
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
Citation
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
CD-Rom
Geography: 
CANADA (INCLUSIVE)
Restrictions: 
FACULTY STAFF STUDENTS
Open data: 
Not Open

CanMap Parks

This nationwide mapping data product is ideal for navigation and recreational GPS products, travel and tourism Web applications, infrastructure analysis and planning, wildlife and environmental risk studies, and much more.Nationwide Features include: CanMap Parks comes with a Canada Directory that includes Area Code Boundaries, Time Zones, Provinces, Regional Municipalities, and DMTI Spatial Urban Areas, in addition to a coarse water layer. This allows you to understand where the parks fall within Canada. Other features include. * Over 1,254 national, marine, provincial and territorial parks across Canada * National and provincial park boundaries and points * Name, type and park designation (wilderness, recreation, historic etc.) * Name of province and abbreviation code (alpha)

Creator: 
DMTI Spatial Inc.
Date of creation: 
2012 Aug 1st
Temporal extent: 
2012
Publisher: 
DMTI Spatial Inc.
Place of publication: 
Markham, Ontario
Edition: 
v2012.3
Projection: 
Geographic
Datum: 
WGS84
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
Citation
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
Web
Subjects: 
PARKS
Geography: 
ALBERTA
BRITISH COLUMBIA
CANADA - PROVINCES
MANITOBA
NEW BRUNSWICK
NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
NOVA SCOTIA
ONTARIO
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
QUEBEC
SASKATCHEWAN
Restrictions: 
FACULTY STAFF STUDENTS
Open data: 
Not Open
Downloads: 
Subject: 
PARKS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
PARKS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
METADATA
Format: 
PDF
Subject: 
PARKS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
PARKS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
PARKS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
PARKS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
PARKS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
PARKS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
PARKS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
PARKS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
PARKS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
PARKS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
PARKS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE

Canadian Weather Stations

Provided by the Data Resource Centre, University of Guelph Library and created from data provided by Environment Canada

Creator: 
University of Guelph
Date of creation: 
2013 Jan 18th
Temporal extent: 
2012
Publisher: 
University of Guelph
Place of publication: 
Guelph
Projection: 
Geographic
Datum: 
NAD83
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
Citation
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
web
Subjects: 
CLIMATE
Geography: 
CANADA (ENTITY)
CANADA (INCLUSIVE)
Restrictions: 
Public
Open data: 
OPEN_UT

Neighbourhood and Community Boundaries

From DMTI website: "...for enhancing cartographic rendering, location determination and neighbourhood level analytics....for performing local searches and retrieving location based information. Boundaries are created by amalgamating and integrating information from municipal data sources and is continually updated using a variety of feedback mechanisms ensuring consistent, current and topologically accurate geographies."

Creator: 
DMTI Spatial Inc.
Date of creation: 
2012
Temporal extent: 
2012
Publisher: 
DMTI Spatial Inc.
Place of publication: 
Markham, Ontario
Edition: 
v2012.3
Projection: 
Geographic
Datum: 
WGS84
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
Citation
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
web
Subjects: 
BOUNDARIES
MUNICIPALITIES
Geography: 
CANADA (INCLUSIVE)
Restrictions: 
FACULTY STAFF STUDENTS
Open data: 
Not Open
Downloads: 
Subject: 
NEIGHBOURHOODS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
COMMUNITY BOUNDARIES
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
METADATA
Format: 
PDF

Ontario School Boards Boundary File

These files were provided by the GIS Unit, Enterprise Business Intelligence Operations, Data Collection and Decision Support Solutions Branch, Community Services I&IT Cluster, Toronto, Ontario.

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Creator: 
Government of Ontario
Date of creation: 
2009
Data edited date: 
2010 Dec 31st
Temporal extent: 
2009 to 2010
Publisher: 
Government of Ontario
Place of publication: 
Toronto
Projection: 
Geographic
Datum: 
NAD83
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
Citation
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
web
Subjects: 
EDUCATION
Geography: 
ONTARIO
Restrictions: 
FACULTY STAFF STUDENTS
Open data: 
Not Open
Downloads: 
Subject: 
EDUCATION
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
EDUCATION
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
EDUCATION
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
EDUCATION
Format: 
SHAPEFILE

2000-2010 China Province Population Census Data with GIS Maps

Notes from product: II. Notes on China 2000 and 2010 Population Census Data In order to guide you to use the data correctly, provide you some explanations as follows: (l) Census time: 0:00AM of November 1, 2000 and 2010 as the reference time for the census. (2) The 2000 and 2010 population census covered all persons who hold the nationality of, and have permanent residing place in the People's Republic of China. During the census, each person was enumerated in his/her permanent residing place. The following persons should be enumerated in their permanent residing place: a) Those who reside in the townships, towns and street communities and have their permanent household registration there. b) Those who have resided in the townships, towns and street communities for more than 6 months but the places of their permanent household registration are elsewhere. c) Those who have resided in the townships, towns and street communities for less than 6 months but have been away from the place of their permanent household registration for more than 6 months. d) Those who live in the townships, towns and street communities during the population census while the places of their household registration have not yet settled. e) Those who used to live in the townships, towns and street communities but are working or studying abroad during the census and have no Permanent household registration for the time being. (3) Two types of questionnaires (long form and short form) were used for the 2000 and 2010 population census. The short form contains items that reflect the basic situation of the population, while the long form include all short form items plus other items such as migration, education, economic activities, marriage and family, fertility , housing , etc. . According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China, the households for the Long Form survey were selected by a random sampling program. The data included in this product are from 100% Short Form survey.(4) Results in this publication are based on the processing of data directly from enumeration without any adjustment. It is therefore worthwhile to notice the following: a. Data in the publication do not include population not enumerated in the Census. b. Data in the publication do not include the servicemen of the People's Liberation Army. c. The post-enumeration sample survey indicates an undercount of 1.81% in 2000 Census and 0.12% in 2010 Census. III. Notes on the China Province GIS Maps for the 2000 and 2010 Population Census Data (1) The China Province GIS map were developed for the 2000 and 2010 population Census data, which covered all 31 municipalities, provinces and autonomous regions of China, except for Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao. (2) The population data came from the 5th and 6th China Population Census surveyed in 2000 and 2010. The GIS data is based on the national digital map (1:1 million) developed by the National Geographic Information Center of China (NGCC), including rives, roads, residential area and administrative boundaries.(3) The China province GIS maps are developed for matching 2000 and 2010 China population Census data, which should only be used as references for research or education instead of used as official maps. The distributor is not responsible for the accuracy of the those maps if the maps are used for business or other purposes.

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Creator: 
All China Marketing Research Co., Ltd.
Publisher: 
All China Marketing Research Co., Ltd.
Place of publication: 
Ann Harbor, MI
Projection: 
Equal-Area Conic with two standard parallels
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
Citation
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
web and DVD[437]
Subjects: 
ADMINISTRATIVE BOUNDARIES
CENSUS
CHINA
HIGHWAYS
POPULATION
RAILROADS
RIVERS
ROADS
Geography: 
CHINA
Restrictions: 
FACULTY STAFF STUDENTS
Open data: 
Not Open
Downloads: 
Subject: 
CENSUS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
METADATA
Format: 
HTML
Subject: 
METADATA
Format: 
HTML
Subject: 
ADMINISTRATIVE BOUNDARIES
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
HIGHWAYS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
ROADS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
ROADS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
RAILROADS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
RIVERS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
RIVERS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE

Census of Canada Aggregate Data - Profile Files 2011

Profile Files are some of the attribute data that can be linked to the GIS boundary files. Dissemination Blocks

Creator: 
Statistics Canada
Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Place of publication: 
Ottawa
Edition: 
2011
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
Citation
Medium: 
Web
Subjects: 
CENSUS
DISSEMINATION BLOCKS
Geography: 
CANADA (INCLUSIVE)
TORONTO
TORONTO
CANADA (INCLUSIVE)
Restrictions: 
FACULTY STAFF STUDENTS
Downloads: 
Subject: 
DISSEMINATION BLOCKS
Format: 
TAB SEPARATED TEXT FILES
Subject: 
DISSEMINATION AREA (DA)
Format: 
TAB SEPARATED TEXT FILES
Subject: 
CENSUS TRACT (CT)
Format: 
TAB SEPARATED TEXT FILES

Teranet - Ontario Parcel Data

To request access, if you are a current U of T student, staff, or faculty, please email mdl@library.utoronto.ca

Contains:
1) Basic property report correlating the ownership PIN to the assessment roll number.2)Digital property ownership parcel polygons, attributed with the 9-digit PIN, comprising the area of the regions in shapefile format.

Creator: 
Teranet
Date of creation: 
2012
Temporal extent: 
2012
Publisher: 
Teranet
Place of publication: 
Toronto
Edition: 
2012
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
Citation
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
DVD [424] and m:\data\FTPOCUL\teranet\
Subjects: 
LAND USE
PARCELS
PROPERTY BOUNDARIES
Geography: 
ONTARIO
Restrictions: 
FACULTY STAFF STUDENTS
Open data: 
Not Open

China Historical Roads and Rail

These extensive road network and rail files were deposited into the University of Toronto Map and Data Library collection by Professor Matthew Turner, formerly of the Economics Department, University of Toronto. The data were created for and reported in the following publication:


https://www.brown.edu/Departments/Economics/Faculty/Matthew_Turner/papers/unpublished/BaumSnow_etal_REStat2016.pdf


See here for a full list of Turner's publications.
Requirement of use is proper citation.

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Creator: 
Nathanial Baum-Snow, Matthew Turner, Loren Brandt, J. Vernon Henderson, and Qinghua Zhang
Date of creation: 
2012
Temporal extent: 
1962 to 2010
Place of publication: 
Toronto
Projection: 
Geographic
Datum: 
Beijing 1954
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
Citation
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
request
Subjects: 
HIGHWAYS
HISTORICAL
RAIL TRANSIT
ROADS
Geography: 
CHINA
Restrictions: 
Public
Open data: 
OPEN_UT
Downloads: 
Subject: 
HIGHWAYS
Format: 
NO FORMAT ADDED