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Products and Services

Digital data

There are a number of standard digital product files containing geographical names data from the Canadian Geographical Names Data Base available for sale. Digital data files based on recent Gazetteer of Canada volumes can also be purchased.

Gazetteers and publications

The GNBC Secretariat produces a variety of publications, some for sale and others available free of charge. These include policy documents, manuals, and gazetteers. Recent volumes in the Gazetteer of Canada series are available from:

Canadian Government Publishing
Communication Canada
Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1A 0S9
Phone: 1-800-635-7943 (toll free), (613) 941-5995 (local)
Fax: 1-800-565-7757 (toll free), (819) 994-1498 (local)

Research projects

As a service to researchers, we maintain a list of recent and current research projects on Canadian geographical names, and related topics. The list is updated annually, and we welcome information about new projects.


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