Cartographic Boundary Files (CBF), 2001 Census

Coordinate system: 4269 - "NAD83"


This data series contains all the Cartographic Boundary Files (CBF) produced by Statistics Canada for the 2001 census. This includes the following datasets:

  • Agricultural Ecumene (Census Divisions)
  • Census Agricultural Regions
  • Census Consolidated Subdivisions
  • Census Divisions
  • Census Metropolitan Areas & Census Agglomerations
  • Census Subdivisions
  • Census Tracts
  • Designated Places
  • Designated Places Parts
  • Dissemination Areas
  • Economic Regions
  • Federal Electoral Districts, 1996 Represntation Order
  • Federal Electoral Districts, 2003 Represntation Order
  • Forward Sortation Areas
  • Population Ecumene (Census Divisions)
  • Provinces & Territories
  • Urban Areas

The original data files are from the Data Liberation Initiative (DLI), a Statistics Canada program that provides data to academic institutions in Canada. The original files have been converted from the Arcinfo Interchange E00 file format (.e00) or the MapInfo TAB file format (.tab) into a shapefile format (.shp), as part of a data migration project to enhance the spatial use of the data. The original data files, and other supporting files and documentation, are available as additional downloads from Scholars GeoPortal.

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