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Canada Census: Geographic Data
Census 1996
 
 
 

Census 1996: Geographic Files - Digital Boundary Files & Digital Cartographic Files

  • The files are self-expanding (file extension .EXE)
  • The data is then available in ARC/INFO® EXPORT  (extension .E00) and in MapInfo® Version 4.0 for Windows format (4 files per download, extensions .TAB, .ID, .DAT, and .IND)
  • DBF: File name ends with “a”
  • DCF: File name ends with “b”; file name for water layer ends with “c"

Census Metropolitan Areas & Census Agglomerations

Coverage

Level

Digital boundary file (DBF)

Digital cartographic file (DCF)

 

 

ArcInfo

MapInfo

ArcInfo

MapInfo

St. John's (001)

Census subdivision

gcsd001a.exe

gcsd001a.exe

gcsd001b.exe

gcsd001b.exe

Census tract

gct_001a.exe

gct_001a.exe

gct_001b.exe

gct_001b.exe

Enumeration area

gea_001a.exe

gea_001a.exe

gea_001b.exe

gea_001b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma001c.exe

gcma001c.exe

Halifax (205)

Census subdivision

gcsd205a.exe

gcsd205a.exe

gcsd205b.exe

gcsd205b.exe

Census tract

gct_205a.exe

gct_205a.exe

gct_205b.exe

gct_205b.exe

Enumeration area

gea_205a.exe

gea_205a.exe

gea_205b.exe

gea_205b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma205c.exe

gcma205c.exe

Moncton (305)

Census subdivision

gcsd305a.exe

gcsd305a.exe

gcsd305b.exe

gcsd305b.exe

Census tract

gct_305a.exe

gct_305a.exe

gct_305b.exe

gct_305b.exe

Enumeration area

gea_305a.exe

gea_305a.exe

gea_305b.exe

gea_305b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma305c.exe

gcma305c.exe

St. John (310)

Census subdivision

gcsd310a.exe

gcsd310a.exe

gcsd310b.exe

gcsd310b.exe

Census tract

gct_310a.exe

gct_310a.exe

gct_310b.exe

gct_310b.exe

Enumeration area 

gea_310a.exe

gea_310a.exe

gea_310b.exe

gea_310b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma310c.exe

gcma310c.exe

Chicoutimi- 
Jonquiere 
(408)

Census subdivision

gcsd408a.exe

gcsd408a.exe

gcsd408b.exe

gcsd408b.exe

Census tract

gct_408a.exe

gct_408a.exe

gct_408b.exe

gct_408b.exe

Enumeration area 

gea_408a.exe

gea_408a.exe

gea_408b.exe

gea_408b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma408c.exe

gcma408c.exe

Quebec (421)

Census subdivision

gcsd421a.exe

gcsd421a.exe

gcsd421b.exe

gcsd421b.exe

Census tract

gct_421a.exe

gct_421a.exe

gct_421b.exe

gct_421b.exe

Enumeration area 

gea_421a.exe

gea_421a.exe

gea_421b.exe

gea_421b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma421c.exe

gcma421c.exe

Sherbrooke (433)

Census subdivision

gcsd433a.exe

gcsd433a.exe

gcsd433b.exe

gcsd433b.exe

Census tract

gct_433a.exe

gct_433a.exe

gct_433b.exe

gct_433b.exe

Enumeration area 

gea_433a.exe

gea_433a.exe

gea_433b.exe

gea_433b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma433c.exe

gcma433c.exe

Trois-Rivieres (442)

Census subdivision

gcsd442a.exe

gcsd442a.exe

gcsd442b.exe

gcsd442b.exe

Census tract

gct_442a.exe

gct_442a.exe

gct_442b.exe

gct_442b.exe

Enumeration area 

gea_442a.exe

gea_442a.exe

gea_442b.exe

gea_442b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma442c.exe

gcma442c.exe

Saint Jean sur 
Richelieu (459)

Census subdivision

gcsd459a.exe

gcsd459a.exe

gcsd459b.exe

gcsd459b.exe

Census tract

gct_459a.exe

gct_459a.exe

gct_459b.exe

gct_459b.exe

Enumeration area

gea_459a.exe

gea_459a.exe

gea_459b.exe

gea_459b.exe

Water layer

 

 

 

 

Montreal (462)

Census subdivision

gcsd462a.exe

gcsd462a.exe

gcsd462b.exe

gcsd462b.exe

Census tract

gct_462a.exe

gct_462a.exe

gct_462b.exe

gct_462b.exe

Enumeration area

gea_462a.exe

gea_462a.exe

gea_462b.exe

gea_462b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma462c.exe

gcma462c.exe

Ottawa-Hull (505)

Census subdivision

gcsd505a.exe

gcsd505a.exe

gcsd505b.exe

gcsd505b.exe

Census tract

gct_505a.exe

gct_505a.exe

gct_505b.exe

gct_505b.exe

Enumeration area

gea_505a.exe

gea_505a.exe

gea_505b.exe

gea_505b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma505c.exe

gcma505c.exe

Kingston (521)

Census subdivision

gcsd521a.exe

gcsd521a.exe

gcsd521b.exe

gcsd521b.exe

Census tract

gct_521a.exe

gct_521a.exe

gct_521b.exe

gct_521b.exe

Enumeration area

gea_521a.exe

gea_521a.exe

gea_521b.exe

gea_521b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma521c.exe

gcma521c.exe

Belleville (522)

Census subdivision

gcsd522a.exe

gcsd522a.exe

gcsd522b.exe

gcsd522b.exe

Census tract

gct_522a.exe

gct_522a.exe

gct_522b.exe

gct_522b.exe

Enumeration area

gea_522a.exe

gea_522a.exe

gea_522b.exe

gea_522b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma522c.exe

gcma522c.exe

Peterborough (529)

Census subdivision

gcsd529a.exe

gcsd529a.exe

gcsd529b.exe

gcsd529b.exe

Census tract

gct_529a.exe

gct_529a.exe

gct_529b.exe

gct_529b.exe

Enumeration area

gea_529a.exe

gea_529a.exe

gea_529b.exe

gea_529b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma529c.exe

gcma529c.exe

Oshawa (532)

Census subdivision

gcsd532a.exe

gcsd532a.exe

gcsd532b.exe

gcsd532b.exe

Census tract

gct_532a.exe

gct_532a.exe

gct_532b.exe

gct_532b.exe

Enumeration area 

gea_532a.exe

gea_532a.exe

gea_532b.exe

gea_532b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma532c.exe

gcma532c.exe

Toronto (535)

Census subdivision

gcsd535a.exe

gcsd535a.exe

gcsd535b.exe

gcsd535b.exe

Census tract

gct_535a.exe

gct_535a.exe

gct_535b.exe

gct_535b.exe

Enumeration area

gea_535a.exe

gea_535a.exe

gea_535b.exe

gea_535b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma535c.exe

gcma535c.exe

Hamilton (537)

Census subdivision

gcsd537a.exe

gcsd537a.exe

gcsd537b.exe

gcsd537b.exe

Census tract

gct_537a.exe

gct_537a.exe

gct_537b.exe

gct_537b.exe

Enumeration area

gea_537a.exe

gea_537a.exe

gea_537b.exe

gea_537b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma537c.exe

gcma537c.exe

St. Catharines 
Niagara (539)

Census subdivision

gcsd539a.exe

gcsd539a.exe

gcsd539b.exe

gcsd539b.exe

Census tract

gct_539a.exe

gct_539a.exe

gct_539b.exe

gct_539b.exe

Enumeration area

gea_539a.exe

gea_539a.exe

gea_539b.exe

gea_539b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma539c.exe

gcma539c.exe

Kitchener (541)

Census subdivision

gcsd541a.exe

gcsd541a.exe

gcsd541b.exe

gcsd541b.exe

Census tract

gct_541a.exe

gct_541a.exe

gct_541b.exe

gct_541b.exe

Enumeration area

gea_541a.exe

gea_541a.exe

gea_541b.exe

gea_541b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma541c.exe

gcma541c.exe

Brantford (543)

Census subdivision

gcsd543a.exe

gcsd543a.exe

gcsd543b.exe

gcsd543b.exe

Census tract

gct_543a.exe

gct_543a.exe

gct_543b.exe

gct_543b.exe

Enumeration area

gea_543a.exe

gea_543a.exe

gea_543b.exe

gea_543b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma543c.exe

gcma543c.exe

Guelph (550)

Census subdivision

gcsd550a.exe

gcsd550a.exe

gcsd550b.exe

gcsd550b.exe

Census tract

gct_550a.exe

gct_550a.exe

gct_550b.exe

gct_550b.exe

Enumeration area

gea_550a.exe

gea_550a.exe

gea_550b.exe

gea_550b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma550c.exe

gcma550c.exe

London (555)

Census subdivision

gcsd555a.exe

gcsd555a.exe

gcsd555b.exe

gcsd555b.exe

Census tract

gct_555a.exe

gct_555a.exe

gct_555b.exe

gct_555b.exe

Enumeration area

gea_555a.exe

gea_555a.exe

gea_555b.exe

gea_555b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma555c.exe

gcma555c.exe

Windsor (559)

Census subdivision

gcsd559a.exe

gcsd559a.exe

gcsd559b.exe

gcsd559b.exe

Census tract

gct_559a.exe

gct_559a.exe

gct_559b.exe

gct_559b.exe

Enumeration area

gea_559a.exe

gea_559a.exe

gea_559b.exe

gea_559b.exe

Water layer

 

 

 

 

Sarnia (562)

Census subdivision

gcsd562a.exe

gcsd562a.exe

gcsd562b.exe

gcsd562b.exe

Census tract

gct_562a.exe

gct_562a.exe

gct_562b.exe

gct_562b.exe

Enumeration area

gea_562a.exe

gea_562a.exe

gea_562b.exe

gea_562b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma562c.exe

gcma562c.exe

Barrie (568)

Census subdivision

gcsd568a.exe

gcsd568a.exe

gcsd568b.exe

gcsd568b.exe

Census tract

gct_568a.exe

gct_568a.exe

gct_568b.exe

gct_568b.exe

Enumeration area

gea_568a.exe

gea_568a.exe

gea_568b.exe

gea_568b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma568c.exe

gcma568c.exe

North Bay (575)

Census subdivision

gcsd575a.exe

gcsd575a.exe

gcsd575b.exe

gcsd575b.exe

Census tract

gct_575a.exe

gct_575a.exe

gct_575b.exe

gct_575b.exe

Enumeration area

gea_575a.exe

gea_575a.exe

gea_575b.exe

gea_575b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma575c.exe

gcma575c.exe

Sudbury (580)

Census subdivision

gcsd580a.exe

gcsd580a.exe

gcsd580b.exe

gcsd580b.exe

Census tract

gct_580a.exe

gct_580a.exe

gct_580b.exe

gct_580b.exe

Enumeration area 

gea_580a.exe

gea_580a.exe

gea_580b.exe

gea_580b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma580c.exe

gcma580c.exe

Sault Ste. 
Marie (590)

Census subdivision

gcsd590a.exe

gcsd590a.exe

gcsd590b.exe

gcsd590b.exe

Census tract

gct_590a.exe

gct_590a.exe

gct_590b.exe

gct_590b.exe

Enumeration area 

gea_590a.exe

gea_590a.exe

gea_590b.exe

gea_590b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma590c.exe

gcma590c.exe

Thunder Bay (595)

Census subdivision

gcsd595a.exe

gcsd595a.exe

gcsd595b.exe

gcsd595b.exe

Census tract

gct_595a.exe

gct_595a.exe

gct_595b.exe

gct_595b.exe

Enumeration area 

gea_595a.exe

gea_595a.exe

gea_595b.exe

gea_595b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma595c.exe

gcma595c.exe

Winnipeg (602)

Census subdivision

gcsd602a.exe

gcsd602a.exe

gcsd602b.exe

gcsd602b.exe

Census tract

gct_602a.exe

gct_602a.exe

gct_602b.exe

gct_602b.exe

Enumeration area 

gea_602a.exe

gea_602a.exe

gea_602b.exe

gea_602b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma602c.exe

gcma602c.exe

Regina (705)

Census subdivision

gcsd705a.exe

gcsd705a.exe

gcsd705b.exe

gcsd705b.exe

Census tract

gct_705a.exe

gct_705a.exe

gct_705b.exe

gct_705b.exe

Enumeration area 

gea_705a.exe

gea_705a.exe

gea_705b.exe

gea_705b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma705c.exe

gcma705c.exe

Saskatoon (725)

Census subdivision

gcsd725a.exe

gcsd725a.exe

gcsd725b.exe

gcsd725b.exe

Census tract

gct_725a.exe

gct_725a.exe

gct_725b.exe

gct_725b.exe

Enumeration area 

gea_725a.exe

gea_725a.exe

gea_725b.exe

gea_725b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma725c.exe

gcma725c.exe

Lethbridge (810)

Census subdivision

gcsd810a.exe

gcsd810a.exe

gcsd810b.exe

gcsd810b.exe

Census tract

gct_810a.exe

gct_810a.exe

gct_810b.exe

gct_810b.exe

Enumeration area 

gea_810a.exe

gea_810a.exe

gea_810b.exe

gea_810b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma810c.exe

gcma810c.exe

Calgary (825)

Census subdivision

gcsd825a.exe

gcsd825a.exe

gcsd825b.exe

gcsd825b.exe

Census tract

gct_825a.exe

gct_825a.exe

gct_825b.exe

gct_825b.exe

Enumeration area 

gea_825a.exe

gea_825a.exe

gea_825b.exe

gea_825b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma825c.exe

gcma825c.exe

Red Deer (830)

Census subdivision

gcsd830a.exe

gcsd830a.exe

gcsd830b.exe

gcsd830b.exe

Census tract

gct_830a.exe

gct_830a.exe

gct_830b.exe

gct_830b.exe

Enumeration area 

gea_830a.exe

gea_830a.exe

gea_830b.exe

gea_830b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma830c.exe

gcma830c.exe

Edmonton (835)

Census subdivision

gcsd835a.exe

gcsd835a.exe

gcsd835b.exe

gcsd835b.exe

Census tract

gct_835a.exe

gct_835a.exe

gct_835b.exe

gct_835b.exe

Enumeration area 

gea_835a.exe

gea_835a.exe

gea_835b.exe

gea_835b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma835c.exe

gcma835c.exe

Kelowna (915)

Census subdivision

gcsd915a.exe

gcsd915a.exe

gcsd915b.exe

gcsd915b.exe

Census tract

gct_915a.exe

gct_915a.exe

gct_915b.exe

gct_915b.exe

Enumeration area 

gea_915a.exe

gea_915a.exe

gea_915b.exe

gea_915b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma915c.exe

gcma915c.exe

Kamloops (925)

Census subdivision

gcsd925a.exe

gcsd925a.exe

gcsd925b.exe

gcsd925b.exe

Census tract

gct_925a.exe

gct_925a.exe

gct_925b.exe

gct_925b.exe

Enumeration area 

gea_925a.exe

gea_925a.exe

gea_925b.exe

gea_925b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma925c.exe

gcma925c.exe

Abbotsford (932)

Census subdivision

gcsd932a.exe

gcsd932a.exe

gcsd932b.exe

gcsd932b.exe

Census tract

gct_932a.exe

gct_932a.exe

gct_932b.exe

gct_932b.exe

Enumeration area 

gea_932a.exe

gea_932a.exe

gea_932b.exe

gea_932b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma932c.exe

gcma932c.exe

Vancouver (933)

Census subdivision

gcsd933a.exe

gcsd933a.exe

gcsd933b.exe

gcsd933b.exe

Census tract

gct_933a.exe

gct_933a.exe

gct_933b.exe

gct_933b.exe

Enumeration area 

gea_933a.exe

gea_933a.exe

gea_933b.exe

gea_933b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma933c.exe

gcma933c.exe

Victoria (935)

Census subdivision

gcsd935a.exe

gcsd935a.exe

gcsd935b.exe

gcsd935b.exe

Census tract

gct_935a.exe

gct_935a.exe

gct_935b.exe

gct_935b.exe

Enumeration area 

gea_935a.exe

gea_935a.exe

gea_935b.exe

gea_935b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma935c.exe

gcma935c.exe

Nanaimo (938)

Census subdivision

gcsd938a.exe

gcsd938a.exe

gcsd938b.exe

gcsd938b.exe

Census tract

gct_938a.exe

gct_938a.exe

gct_938b.exe

gct_938b.exe

Enumeration area 

gea_938a.exe

gea_938a.exe

gea_938b.exe

gea_938b.exe

Water layer

 

 

 

 

Prince George (970)

Census subdivision

gcsd970a.exe

gcsd970a.exe

gcsd970b.exe

gcsd970b.exe

Census tract

gct_970a.exe

gct_970a.exe

gct_970b.exe

gct_970b.exe

Enumeration area 

gea_970a.exe

gea_970a.exe

gea_970b.exe

gea_970b.exe

Water layer

 

 

gcma970c.exe

gcma970c.exe