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Open Government

Learn what open data is, how to get the most out of it, and explore the principles that are guiding the Government of Canada’s open data initiatives. All maps, geospatial data and publications are available at no fee and are subject to a license with no restrictions. The search engine allows you to do your search using keywords. You can also filter on the resulting list.

Open data

Search Government of Canada data, learn how to work with datasets, see what people have done with our data.

  • All maps from The Atlas of Canada since 1906
  • Framework data (national scale)

Open maps

Explore the Government of Canada’s geospatial data, services, and applications and create customized maps.

  • Topographic maps for all of Canada
  • Elevation models (elevation and surface)


User Agreement: Use of the Atlas data is subject to the Open Government Licence - Canada.

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