Exploring Maps Online Part 3: Major Sources of Digital Maps of Canadian Cities
Several of the sites listed here, are the same as those listed in Parts 1 and 2 of Exploring Maps Online.
The Atlas of Canada provides "authoritative, current and accessible geographic information products at a national level."
Ontario Archives – The Changing Shape of Ontario: A Guide to Boundaries, Names and Regional Governments
This exhibit includes maps of southern and central Ontario c1951. They are accessible by county name or through an interactive map.
University of Toronto Digital Maps Collection
Most of the collection is Toronto maps, but there are historical maps of cities across Canada and the U.S. as well.
University of Waterloo Subject Guide: Online Mapping
Maps of cities all over Southern Ontario are organized by location and theme and include links to many interactive maps.
List of interactive maps of Ontario including many of specific Ontario cities
These collections include digital maps and geospatial data sets relating to Toronto and other Canadian cities. It is not possible to view these collections on a TPL computer, but they are large collections.
This site contains a large collection of aerial photographs of Toronto. The digitized maps in this collection are presented in SID format which is not compatible with Macs. PC users will have to download the MrSID plug-in in order to view the maps in detail. Software is loaded onto public computers at Research Hall (255 Spadina Road).
Maps and Data at Ryerson
Note: accessible only to Ryerson University students
Note: requires access through subscribing institution (e.g., Ryerson, York, University of Toronto)
Note: accessible only to York University students
revised: July 2012/HSS/rm-kw