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Geospatial Data: Boundaries of Ontario

Census Boundaries

Statistics Canada, 2011

Digital boundary files for a wide range of census geographic areas – from provinces and territories down to city blocks. The latest boundary data available is 2011.

Format: ESRI Shapefiles (.shp), Geography Markup Language (.gml), MapInfo (.tab)

Access: Download from Statistics Canada

OGDE: Ontario Municipal Boundaries

Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, 2012

Vector datasets that contain different levels of municipal boundaries (single tier, lower tier, upper tier and districts) in Ontario at a scale of 1:10,000.

Format: ESRI Shapefiles (.shp)

Access: Download from Scholars GeoPortal 

Note: More data can be found in the Boundaries of Canada section