Boundary files

There are two types of boundary files: cartographic and digital. Cartographic boundary files portray the geographic areas using only the major land mass of Canada and its coastal islands. Digital boundary files portray the full extent of the geographic areas, including the coastal water area.

An image is presented showing that there are two types of boundary files:  cartographic and digital. Cartographic boundary files portray the geographic  areas using only the major land mass of Canada and its coastal islands.  Digital boundary files portray the full extent of the geographic areas,  including the coastal water area.
Example of a cartographic boundary file and a digital boundary file (provinces and territories)

Please select a year below:

Census year Intercensal year
2011 2015
2006 ARCHIVED 2014
2001 ARCHIVED 2013
empty cell 2012
empty cell 2010
empty cell 2009
empty cell 2008
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