Health Regions: Boundaries and Correspondence with Census Geography
Coordinate system: 4269 - "NAD83"Abstract:
Health regions are defined by the provinces and represent administrative areas or regions of interest to health authorities. This series of datasets contains the digital boundaries depicting health regions in Canada, and, correspondence files linking health regions to the latest Census geographic codes.
Health Regions: Boundaries and Correspondence with Census Geography reflects the health region boundaries provided in this product are based Census geographic units. Since census geography does not recognize provincial health region boundaries, a health region-to-census geography correspondence file provides the linkage between health regions and their component census geographic units. These correspondence files use the smallest relevant census geographic unit (dissemination area (da) and dissemination block (db), in most cases).
Correspondence files are available as supplemental data from the additional documentation section.
In addition to the geographic files, this product also includes Census data (basic profile) for health regions.
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