Open Knowledge

Land Ownership 10% open


What data is expected?

Cadaster showing land ownership data on a map and include all metadata on the land. Cadaster data submmitted in this category must include the following charateristics:

  • Land boarders
  • Land owners name
  • Land size
  • national level
  • updated yearly

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? No (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? No
  •   Is the data machine readable? No (n/a)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? No
  •   Publicly available? No(as Canada Lands Survey System - Digital Cadastral Data published by GeoGratis - Natural Resources Canada)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? No (No URL given)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


Canada as a federation has divisions of powers and distributed responsibility over lands across provinces and territories. Lands is a provincial responsibility however there are federal land responsibilities. Cadastre data are provided for some provinces and territories via GeoGratis. The text below provides additional information and is from the following URL

"Canada Lands Digital Cadastral Data provides the cadastral parcel framework for specified Canada Lands. This cadastral line and parcel structured vector data is designed and suited for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) application.

By using this data, it is important to understand and accept that the data is not to be used for defining boundaries. Administrative decisions should be based on legal documents and legal survey plans.

The datasets are updated when new survey plans are recorded in the Canada Lands Survey Records (CLSR). Frequent visits to this site are recommended.

The links below will guide you to the FTP locations where you can freely download our cadastral datasets. Please contact the regional representative for questions pertaining to the data.

Canada Map Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon"

Reviewer comments

We were not able to identify land parcel information to comply to the index requirements (national coverage, land borders, land size).



  • Codrina Maria Ilie


  • Codrina Maria Ilie