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City of Toronto (and greater area) - 1961 Census of Canada census tract boundary files and attribute data

 

 

 

 

1961 census tract boundary files and attribute data tables for the City of Toronto. Note that the City of Toronto boundaries did not extend as far as they do in this dataset. The boundaries do, however, correspond to the current boundaries of the City of Toronto in 2012.

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Creator: 
Marcel Fortin, Map and Data Library, University of Toronto
Date of creation: 
2012 Sep
Temporal extent: 
1961
Publisher: 
Map and Data Library, University of Toronto (vector); Statistics Canada (raster)
Projection: 
UTM Zone 17
Datum: 
NAD83
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
None
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
web
Subjects: 
CENSUS
CENSUS TRACT (CT)
Geography: 
TORONTO
Restrictions: 
Public
Open data: 
OPEN_UT
Downloads: 
Subject: 
CENSUS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
CENSUS
Format: 
MICROSOFT EXCEL
Subject: 
CENSUS
Format: 
COMMA SEPARATED TEXT FILE
Subject: 
METADATA
Format: 
MICROSOFT WORD
Subject: 
CENSUS TRACT (CT)
Format: 
MAPINFO
Subject: 
CENSUS
Format: 
TIF
Subject: 
CENSUS
Format: 
TEXT
Subject: 
CENSUS TRACT (CT)
Format: 
GEOGRAPHY MARKUP LANGUAGE (GML)

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

Vector Map Level 0 (VMap0)

The VMap Level 0 database provides worldwide coverage of vector-based geospatial data which can be viewed at 1:1,000,000 scale. It consists of geographic, attribute, and textual data. The complete database is organized into 10 thematic layers. The top level thematic layers are: Boundaries, elevation, hydrography, industry, physiography, population, transportation, utilities and vegetation. In addition, there are various layers underneath each top level category.

Creator: 
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
Date of creation: 
2000
Temporal extent: 
2000
Publisher: 
Land Information Worldwide Mapping, LLC
Edition: 
Version 5
Scale: 
1:1,000,000
Datum: 
WGS84
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
None
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
web
Subjects: 
ABORIGINAL
AGRICULTURE
AIRPORTS
BATHYMETRY
CITIES
COAST
CONTOURS
ENVIRONMENT
GLACIERS
HYDROGRAPHY
INDUSTRY
PIPELINES
PLACENAMES
POLITICAL
POPULATION
RAILROADS
RIVERS
ROADS
TRAILS
TRANSPORTATION
UTILITIES
Geography: 
WORLD (INCLUSIVE)
Restrictions: 
Public
Open data: 
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

CENSUS OF CANADA POPULATION AND HOUSING CHARACTERISTICS BY CENSUS TRACTS - TORONTO

Statistics Canada, 2012-05-18, 1951 - Ninth Census of Canada - Population and Housing Characteristics by Census Tracts - Toronto, http://hdl.handle.net/10864/10135 Map & Data Library [Distributor] V3 [Version]

Table 1: Population Characteristics
Table 2: Dwelling, Household and Family Characteristics
Table 3: Characteristics of the Labour Force Population

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Creator: 
Berenica Vejvoda, University of Toronto Map and Data Library
Publisher: 
Statistics Canada
Place of publication: 
Ottawa
Edition: 
9th Census
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
None
Medium: 
web
Subjects: 
POPULATION
CENSUS
Geography: 
CANADA (INCLUSIVE)
Restrictions: 
Public
Open data: 
OPEN_UT

Klondike Gold Rush Historical GIS

Historical GIS layers showing forest cover, gold and coal fields, RCMP stations and transportation routes in Klondike-era Yukon Territory and Alaska. Data digitized by Jordan Hale, Map and Data Library.

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Creator: 
Map and Data Library, University of Toronto
Date of creation: 
2009
Temporal extent: 
1897 to 1917
Publisher: 
Map and Data Library, University of Toronto
Projection: 
Lambert Conformal Conic
Datum: 
NAD83
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
Citation
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
web
Subjects: 
COAL
COAST
ENVIRONMENT
FORESTRY
HGIS
LAND COVER
MINERAL RESOURCES
MINERALS
MINING
POLICE
PROVINCES - CANADA
TRANSPORTATION
Geography: 
ALASKA
BRITISH COLUMBIA
BRITISH COLUMBIA INTERIOR
YUKON
Restrictions: 
Public
Open data: 
OPEN_UT
Downloads: 
Subject: 
METADATA
Format: 
MICROSOFT WORD
Subject: 
FORESTRY
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
MINING
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
FORESTRY
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
COAL
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
POLICE
Format: 
SHAPEFILE
Subject: 
TRANSPORTATION
Format: 
SHAPEFILE

Seamless Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) 30 Arc Second (~1km)

The SRTM tiles are DEM data divided in to one degree blocks for the surface of the earth. The data is divided into two resolutions, one at 3 arc seconds (90m) and one at 30 arc seconds (900m). 80% of the earths surface is covered for all of the area between 60 degrees N and 53 degrees S. SRTM data is in WGS84 datum and the elevation units are in metres. Digital Elevation Data for creating contours and other spatial analysis. World DEM data.

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Creator: 
NASA / USGS
Date of creation: 
2005
Temporal extent: 
2000
Publisher: 
Land Information Worldwide Mapping, LLC
Edition: 
2000
Scale: 
30 arc second (approx. 1km)/ 1:500,000
Datum: 
WGS84
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
None
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
web
Subjects: 
DIGITAL ELEVATION MODEL
Geography: 
WORLD (ENTITY)
Restrictions: 
Public
Open data: 
OPEN

OGSEarth - Geology Data

from website: OGSEarth provides geoscience data, collected by the Mines and Minerals division, which can be viewed using user-friendly geographic information programs such as Google Earth rock types; abandoned mines, assessment files, bedrock geology; drill holes; elevation; geotechnical boreholes; gravity and aeromagnetic data; mineral deposits; precambrian bedrock magnetic susceptibility geodatabase, quarternary geology; surficial aquifers; ambient groundwater geochemistry; bedrock topography and overburden thickness; karst; paleozoic geology; physiography; surficial geology; aggregate resources; geological maps and digital data; geophysical; far north predictive mapping; geology terrain (NOEGTS); Rhyolite Occurences Northeastern Ontario; and mining claims.

Creator: 
Ontario Geological Survey
Date of creation: 
1990
Publisher: 
Ontario Geological Survey
Place of publication: 
Sudbury, Ontario
Scale: 
various
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
None
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
web
Subjects: 
GEOLOGY
MINING
Geography: 
ONTARIO
SOUTHERN ONTARIO
Restrictions: 
Public
Open data: 
OPEN

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
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
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
Downloads: 
Subject: 
CENSUS
Format: 
EXCEL SPREADSHEET
Subject: 
CENSUS
Format: 
SHAPEFILE