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Statistics Canada maintains a spatially referenced geographic database in support of the Censuses of Population and Agriculture, the Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) and other Statistics Canada programs. Statistics Canada also develops geographical concepts, delineates geographic areas, publishes maps and other reference materials, produces files on CD-ROM (DVD), posts online products through the Statistics Canada website (www.statcan.gc.ca) and offers a variety of services.
The 2006 Census geography product line includes new and modified geography concepts, enhancements and improvements to existing products, the introduction of new products, and a greater presence on the Statistics Canada website. For 2006, Digital Boundary Files are once again available. Reference maps and other geographic products are available in a variety of media. Tools are provided for users to find and view their geographic area of interest on the Statistics Canada website.
This edition of the Geography Catalogue includes all of the information found in the Statistics Canada online catalogue, but has the following additional information. It provides highlights of what's new about geographic products for the 2006 Census, as well as illustrations of several products. It includes a glossary of geographic terms, the geographic hierarchy diagram and a table showing the number of geographic units by province and territory for the 2006 Census. Also included are examples of the Statistics Canada's licence agreements for free and for fee products.
The catalogue is organised according to the following categories of products and services:
Prices quoted in this catalogue exclude sales tax. There are no shipping charges for delivery in Canada. For shipments to the United States, shipping charges are CAN$6 per issue or item ordered. For shipments to other countries, shipping charges are CAN$10 per issue or item ordered. Contact us by calling the National inquiries line at 1-800-263-1136. You can also contact us by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or through the Contact us web page on the Statistics Canada website (www.statcan.gc.ca).