Locations 50% open


What data is expected?

A database of postcodes/zipcodes and the corresponding spatial locations in terms of a latitude and a longitude (or similar coordinates in an openly published coordinate system). The data has to be available for the entire country. See our methodology section for more information.

  • Zipcodes
  • Addresses
  • Coordinates (latitude, longitude)
  • Data available for entire country

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced No
In an open and machine-readable format AsciiDoc
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date Yes
Publicly available No
Available free of charge No
findable 3
findable_steps Canada Post Website
Collected by government Yes
usability 1
collector_name Canada Post
Controlled access Yes
characteristics Zipcodes, Addresses, Coordinates (latitude, longitude), Data available for entire country
location https://www.canadapost.ca/web/en/products/details.page? - Postal Code Address Data
The full specification for the file format can be found at: https://www.canadapost.ca/cpo/mc/assets/pdf/business/postalcodetechspecs_en.pdf. Canada Post is a crown corporation and request to make this file open to the public has been made on numerous occasions.

Thank you Tracey P. Lauriault for contributing to the Global Open Data Index.

Meta data

Data location   https://www.canadapost.ca/web/en/products/details.page? - Postal Code Address Data
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   AsciiDoc
Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
Submitters   Danny Lämmerhirt
Last modified   Tue Apr 04 2017 14:08:41 GMT+0000 (UTC)