Government of Canada

Discover geospatial data and information on a wide range of topics provided by different Government of Canada departments and agencies.

Browse geospatial information by department and agency:

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)

AAFC supports the Canadian agriculture and agri-food sector through initiatives that promote innovation and competitiveness.

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

CIFA is responsible for safeguarding food, animals and plants, which enhances the health and well-being of Canada’s people, environment and economy.

Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor)

CanNor works with Northerners and Indigenous peoples, communities, businesses, organizations, other federal departments and other orders of government to help build diversified and dynamic economies that foster long-term sustainability and economic prosperity across the territories – Nunavut, Northwest Territories and Yukon.

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)

CNSC regulates the use of nuclear energy and materials to protect health, safety, security and the environment; to implement Canada’s international commitments on the peaceful use of nuclear energy; and to disseminate objective scientific, technical and regulatory information to the public.

Canadian Space Agency (CSA)

CSA advances the knowledge of space through science and ensures that space science and technology provide social and economic benefits for Canadians.

Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC)

CIRNAC (formerly Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada [INAC]) continues to renew the nation-to-nation, Inuit-Crown, government-to-government relationship between Canada and First Nations, Inuit and Métis; modernize Government of Canada structures to enable Indigenous peoples to build capacity and support their vision of self-determination; and lead the Government of Canada’s work in the North.

Department of Justice Canada (JUS)

JUS has the mandate to support the dual roles of the Minister of Justice and the Attorney General of Canada.

Department of National Defence (DND)

DND supports the Canadian Armed Forces who serve on the sea, on land, and in the air with the Navy, Army, Air Force and Special Forces to defend Canadians’ interests at home and abroad.

Elections Canada (EC)

EC is the independent, non-partisan agency responsible for conducting federal elections and referendums.

Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)

Explore key geospatial data and information needed to accomplish Canadian governmental and organizational functions.

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)

ECCC informs Canadians about protecting and conserving our natural heritage, and ensuring a clean, safe and sustainable environment for present and future generations.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO)

DFO is the federal lead for safeguarding our waters and managing Canada’s fisheries, oceans and freshwater resources.

Health Canada (HC)

HC is responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health. It ensures that high‑quality health services are accessible, and works to reduce health risks.

Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)

ISC works collaboratively with partners to improve access to high‑quality services for First Nations, Inuit and Métis.

Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (IAAC)

IAAC delivers high-quality impact assessments that contribute to informed decision making on major projects in support of sustainable development.

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)

ISED works with Canadians in all areas of the economy and in all parts of the country to improve conditions for investment, enhance Canada’s innovation performance, increase Canada’s share of global trade and build a fair, efficient and competitive marketplace.

National Research Council Canada (NRC)

NRC is Canada’s largest federal research and development organization.

Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN)

NRCan seeks to enhance the responsible development and use of Canada’s natural resources and the competitiveness of Canada’s natural resources products.

Parks Canada (PC)

On behalf of the people of Canada, PC protects and presents nationally significant examples of Canada’s natural and cultural heritage, and fosters public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment in ways that ensure the ecological and commemorative integrity of these places for present and future generations.

Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC)

PHAC empowers Canadians to improve their health. In partnership with others, its activities focus on preventing disease and injuries, promoting good physical and mental health, and providing information to support informed decision making. PHAC values scientific excellence and provides national leadership in response to public health threats.

Public Safety Canada (PS)

PS keeps Canadians safe from a range of risks such as natural disasters, crime and terrorism.

Statistics Canada (StatCan)

StatCan is the national statistical office. The agency ensures Canadians have the key information on Canada’s economy, society and environment that they require to function effectively as citizens and decision makers.

Transport Canada (TC)

TC is responsible for transportation policies, programs, and promoting safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible transportation.

Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)

VAC supports the well-being of Veterans and their families, and promotes recognition and remembrance of the achievements and sacrifices of those who served Canada in times of war, military conflict and peace.