Cartographic Boundary Files (CBF), 2016 Census

Coordinate system: 4269 - "NAD83"


This data series contains all the Cartographic Boundary Files (CBF) produced by Statistics Canada for the 2016 census. This includes the following datasets:

  • Aggregate Dissemination Areas
  • Census Agricultural Regions
  • Census Consolidated Subdivisions
  • Census Divisions
  • Census Metropolitan Areas & Census Agglomerations
  • Census Subdivisions
  • Census Tracts
  • Designated Places
  • Dissemination Areas
  • Dissemination Blocks
  • Economic Regions
  • Federal Electoral Districts, 2013 Representation Order
  • Forward Sortation Areas (coming soon)
  • Population Centres
  • Population Ecumene Census Divisions
  • Provinces & Territories

Hydrographic reference files are also available as a single download. This download includes a Coastal file, Inland Lakes and Rivers file (polygon), and Inland Rivers file (line).

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