Free Online Access to Digital Mapping Data

It is now official. This means that digital data from Natural Resources Canada is available at no cost. An important step forward in data liberation! Now if we can only get other government agencies to move in the same direction…

Clip from press release:

Experts and other users of digital topographic data will no longer have to pay to use digital versions of government maps and data. Natural Resources Canada began providing this data free of charge on April 1, 2007, to help ensure the availability of accurate and consistent information.

Full Press Release

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