Geospatial Data Access
Search and Download Geospatial Data Resources available through the Geospatial Map & Data Centre
DMTI Spatial Inc – SMART Program Data Products (access via the GMDC Inventory and Scholars GeoPortal)
Satellite StreetView – DMTI Spatial Inc (access via the GMDC Inventory)
Land Information Ontario (LIO) Inventory – Data Access
Census Data and Mapping Resources
Data Sources for Geography – Public Access
Open Data in Canada – Provinicial & Municipal Data Portals – Canada’s provincial and municipal Open Data sites that have been created to release freely available open data in Canada.
Canadian GIS & Geomatics – Free Data – Includes links to National, Provincial, and Municipal Open Geospatial Data portals, Fee based Geospatial Data, and online web mapping applications.
City of Toronto Zoning Consultation Map
City of Toronto Building Construction Date Map
City of Toronto Zoning By-Law Maps (1156-2010) – PDF Format
Toronto Community Health Profiles
Toronto Neighbourhood Profiles – Demographics
Satellite Imagery – Remote Sensing Data – Public Access
GeoGratis is a portal provided by the Earth Sciences Sector (ESS) of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) which provides geospatial data such as satellite images, scanned topographic maps (National Topopgraphic System), the Atlas of Canada, Land Inventory and more.
ArcGIS Desktop Student Edition
Students and Faculty in the Department of Geography may Request ONE copy of ArcGIS Desktop – Student Edition software for academic use (teaching, research, educational purposes). Commercial use of the software is prohibited.
ESRI Virtual Campus Course Access
Step 1: Select course(s) from the following list: ESRI Virtual Campus Courses
Step 2: Complete request form to access course codes: Request ESRI Virtual Campus Courses
Recommended Courses for Geography:
Learning ArcGIS Desktop (for ArcGIS 10)
Understanding Map Projections and Coordinate Systems
Learning ArcGIS Spatial Analyst
Building Models for GIS Analysis Using ArcGIS
Performing Spatial Interpolation Using ArcGIS