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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.
Publisher: 
DMTI Spatial Inc.
Place of publication: 
Markham, Ontario
Edition: 
v2011.3
Projection: 
Geographic
Datum: 
NAD83
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
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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
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Census of Canada Geography Files

Files available on the Scholars Portal Geospatial Portal http://geo1.scholarsportal.info/ Correspondence Files between 2006 and 2011 are also listed

Creator: 
Statistics Canada
Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Edition: 
2011
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
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Citation
Medium: 
Web
Subjects: 
CENSUS BLOCKS
CENSUS TRACT (CT)
CENSUS SUBDIVISION (CSD)
CENSUS METROPOLITAN AREA (CMA)
CENSUS DIVISION (CD)
CENSUS
CENSUS
CENSUS AGRICULTURAL AREA
CENSUS CONSOLIDATED SUBDIVISION (CCS)
Geography: 
CANADA (INCLUSIVE)
CANADA (ENTITY)
Restrictions: 
Public
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Subject: 
CENSUS
Format: 
EXCEL SPREADSHEET
Subject: 
CENSUS
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Historical Toronto Land Patents

Historical Toronto Land Patent owners from 1847. Based upon the map York Township (Toronto Park Lots) (Map #A73) and land patent sale records RG 1-100 Patent plans

 

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Creator: 
Marcel Fortin, University of Toronto Map and Data Library
Publisher: 
Marcel Fortin, University of Toronto Map and Data Library
Projection: 
Geographic
Datum: 
WGS84
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
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Citation
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
web
Subjects: 
LAND OWNERSHIP
Geography: 
TORONTO
Restrictions: 
Public
Open data: 
OPEN_UT
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Subject: 
LAND OWNERSHIP
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
LAND OWNERSHIP
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Historical Toronto Streets / Roads

Historical Toronto Streets in: 1818, 1834, 1842, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1884. Based upon Mapping early Toronto: a preliminary historical atlas, 1793-1871 by Alan M. Craig. Original data can be found on CD[312] and the Local Intranet in the MDL - U:\Geodata\Canada\ON\Toronto\TorontoCity\Roads_historical

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Creator: 
Marcel Fortin, University of Toronto Map and Data Library
Date of creation: 
2011
Temporal extent: 
1818 to 1884
Publisher: 
Marcel Fortin, University of Toronto Map and Data Library
Projection: 
Geographic
Datum: 
NAD83
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
Citation
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
web
Subjects: 
ROADS
Geography: 
TORONTO
Restrictions: 
Public
Open data: 
OPEN_UT
Downloads: 
Subject: 
ROADS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
ROADS
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Subject: 
ROADS
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ROADS
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ROADS
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ROADS
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ROADS
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ROADS
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ROADS
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ROADS
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ROADS
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KML
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ROADS
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KML
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ROADS
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KML
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ROADS
Format: 
KML
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ROADS
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SHAPEFILE

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: 
2011
Temporal extent: 
2011
Publisher: 
DMTI Spatial Inc.
Place of publication: 
Markham, Ontario
Edition: 
v2011.3
Projection: 
Geographic
Datum: 
NAD 83
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
Citation
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
Web
Subjects: 
PARKS
Geography: 
CANADA (ENTITY)
Restrictions: 
FACULTY STAFF STUDENTS
Open data: 
Not Open
Downloads: 
Subject: 
PARKS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
PARKS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
METADATA
Format: 
PDF
Subject: 
PARKS
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PARKS
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PARKS
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PARKS
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PARKS
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PARKS
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PARKS
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PARKS
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PARKS
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PARKS
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PARKS
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PARKS
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PARKS
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Subject: 
METADATA
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PDF
Subject: 
PARKS
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PARKS
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PARKS
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PARKS
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PARKS
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PARKS
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PARKS
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PARKS
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PARKS
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PARKS
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PARKS
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Significant Ecological Area Digital Data

A Significant Ecological Area is a polygon feature that identifies an area of interest to the Ministry that is ecologically significant, and warrants special consideration, excluding ANSI's, wetlands, parks, reserves or ESA's.Different Significant Ecological Area types collected by the Natural Resources Values Information System (NRVIS) include...- Designated Old Growth Forest- No-Cut Area- Significant Valley- Significant Woodland- Wetland, Unevaluated

Creator: 
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Date of creation: 
2000
Temporal extent: 
2000
Place of publication: 
Toronto
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
Citation
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
CD-ROM [095]
Subjects: 
ECOLOGY
FORESTRY
METADATA
PARKS
WETLANDS
Geography: 
ONTARIO
Restrictions: 
FACULTY STAFF STUDENTS
Open data: 
Not Open

Floodplain Hazard Land Mapping

This digital data release, produced as part of the Lake Nipigon Region Geoscience Initiative (LNRGI), contains location information, rock descriptions, detailed petrographic descriptions, photomicrographs and qualitative modal analyses for 250 thin sections collected within the 2003 LNRGI bedrock mapping project area (OFR6136 and MRD132). Location information is given in the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) projection and grid system, Zone 16, North American Datum 1983, and is listed in Table 7. Samples are mainly from Nipigon diabase sills, Archean basement rocks, and the English Bay Complex.[248] Zone 16 & 17N[249] Zone 16 & 18[250] Zone 17S

Creator: 
Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
Projection: 
UTM
Datum: 
NAD83
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
Citation
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
CD ROM [400,401,402,403]
Subjects: 
DATA SOURCES
FLOODING
MAPS
Geography: 
ONTARIO
Restrictions: 
FACULTY STAFF STUDENTS
Open data: 
Not Open

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.York data are from August 2010.

Creator: 
Teranet
Date of creation: 
2010
Temporal extent: 
2010
Publisher: 
Teranet
Place of publication: 
Toronto
Edition: 
2010
Projection: 
UTM
Datum: 
NAD83
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
Citation
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
DVD (399) and m:\data\FTPOCUL\teranet\
Subjects: 
LAND USE
PARCELS
PROPERTY BOUNDARIES
Geography: 
ONTARIO
Restrictions: 
FACULTY STAFF STUDENTS
Open data: 
Not Open

Toronto Orthophotos 2009

Orthorectified Colour Air Photos of Toronto

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Creator: 
Works and Emergency Services, City of Toronto
Date of creation: 
2009 Jan 1st
Publisher: 
City of Toronto
Place of publication: 
Toronto
Scale: 
10cm resolution
Projection: 
MTM Zone 10 (modified)
Datum: 
NAD27
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
Citation
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
web
Subjects: 
AIR PHOTOS
AIR PHOTOS - COLOUR
AIR PHOTOS - COLOUR - ORTHORECTIFIED
Geography: 
TORONTO
Restrictions: 
FACULTY STAFF STUDENTS
Open data: 
Not Open

Enhanced Points of Interest

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.

Creator: 
DMTI Spatial
Publisher: 
DMTI Spatial
Place of publication: 
Markham
Edition: 
v2010.3
Projection: 
Geographic
Datum: 
NAD83
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: 
ALBERTA
BRITISH COLUMBIA
CANADA (INCLUSIVE)
CANADA - PROVINCES
MANITOBA
NEW BRUNSWICK
NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
NORTHWEST TERRITORIES
NOVA SCOTIA
NUNAVUT
ONTARIO
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
QUEBEC
YUKON
Restrictions: 
FACULTY STAFF STUDENTS
Open data: 
Not Open
Downloads: 
Subject: 
POINTS OF INTEREST
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
POINTS OF INTEREST
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
POINTS OF INTEREST
Format: 
PDF
Subject: 
POINTS OF INTEREST
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
POINTS OF INTEREST
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SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
POINTS OF INTEREST
Format: 
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Subject: 
POINTS OF INTEREST
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Subject: 
POINTS OF INTEREST
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Subject: 
POINTS OF INTEREST
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Subject: 
POINTS OF INTEREST
Format: 
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Subject: 
POINTS OF INTEREST
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
POINTS OF INTEREST
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
POINTS OF INTEREST
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
POINTS OF INTEREST
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
POINTS OF INTEREST
Format: 
EXCEL SPREADSHEET