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GeoBase is your portal for no fee access to quality geospatial data!

What is GeoBase?

GeoBase is a federal, provincial and territorial government initiative that is overseen by the Canadian Council on Geomatics (CCOG). It is undertaken to ensure the provision of, and access to, a common, up-to-date and maintained base of quality geospatial data for all of Canada. Through the GeoBase portal, users with an interest in the field of geomatics have access to quality geospatial information at no cost and with unrestricted use. More on GeoBase initiative

Who are the partners?

Most of Geobase data are produced under partnership between federal, provincial and territorial agencies. GeoBase partners are involved in different levels of the data production process such as project funding, sharing of source data or by working on data collection and data processing. More on GeoBase partnerships

User Registration

User registration is mandatory for downloading GeoBase data. With registration you will get a username and password that will allow access at no cost to the best available data sets.
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Use and Restrictions

Use of the GeoBase data is subject to the Open Government Licence – Canada.

Web Mapping Service (WMS)

The GeoBase WMS also permits direct access to GeoBase data through WMS functionalities following Open GeoSpatial Consortium (OGC) standards. Read more on GeoBase WMS.

Latest News

GeoBase portal transitioning to GeoGratis

GeoBase closing - December 31th, 2014Read More....

NHN: Update Available

Publication of 252 NHN datasets, namely: 119 NHN-CL2 WU and 133 NHN-CL3 WU. Read More....

NRN New-Brunswick: Update Available

The 7th edition of the New-Brunswick Road Network (NRN) dataset is now available. Read More....

NRN Québec: Update Available

The 7th edition of the Québec National Road Network (NRN) dataset is now available. Read More....

NRN Ontario: Update Available

The 10th edition of Ontario National Road Network (NRN) dataset is now available. Read More....

NRN Saskatchewan: Update Available

The 7th edition of the Saskatchewan National Road Network (NRN) dataset is now available. Read More....

NRN of Nova Scotia: Update Available

The 11th edition of Nova Scotia National Road Network (NRN) dataset is now available. Read More....

NRN of British Columbia: Update Available

The 11th edition of British Columbia National Road Network (NRN) dataset is now available. Read More....

NRN Nunavut: Update Available

The 7th edition of the Nunavut National Road Network (NRN) dataset is now available. Read More....

NRN of Yukon: Update Available

The 12th edition of the Yukon Territory National Road Network (NRN) dataset is now available. Read More....

NRN Northwest Territories: Update available

The 9th edition of the Northwest Territories National Road Network (NRN) dataset is now available. Read More....

NRN Alberta: Update Available

The 11th edition of Alberta National Road Network (NRN) dataset is now available. Read More....

NRN of Prince Edward Island: Update Available

The 13th edition of the Prince Edward Island National Road Network (NRN) dataset is now available. Read More....

Important Notice: GeoBase Products Moving to GeoGratis

The GeoBase website will no longer be available by the end of December 2014 – however, you will still be able to download all GeoBase products, without fee, from the GeoGratis website. Read More....

National Railways Network is available

The Centre for Topographic Information, part of the Earth Sciences Sector of Natural Resources Canada, is pleased to announce the release of the National Railway Network (NRWN) which is now available. Read More....

Important steps are reached in the production of NHN data

Canada’s initial coverage in National Hydro Network data is now completed. Therefore, NHN data compliant with completeness levels 1 to 4 is now available for the whole country. Read More....

The latest information about data updates and standard developments are mentioned in the news section. Consult this section frequently to keep up with GeoBase related news. More GeoBase news