Learn How To Map in OpenStreetMap

A great step by step intro tutorial video to help beginners learn how to get started mapping with OpenStreetMap, created by the U.S. State Department’s Humanitarian Information Unit (mapgive.state.gov).

 

This second  tutorial video covers topics such as navigating the map, searching for locations, and exporting a map image.

 Free openstreetmap user guides

Return back to the main OpenStreetMap page

British Columbia Court Services Locator Map

British Columbia Court Services Locator

British Columbia Court Services Locator

DataBC and the British Columbia Ministry of Justice have joined forces to provide an online mapping application to help the people of British Columbia be able to spatially locate where the various court facilities in British Columbia are located.

The interactive mapping tool based on the Google Maps platform uses data from uses data from DataBC and Ministry of Justice (Court Services Branch) to provide people with a new way of accessing location information for courts in British Columbia.Thier interactive mapping tool offers various search abilities and provides the locations of British Columbia courts in the map window that when clicked, prodding basic information and links to the respective web pages for that facility with more adequate information.

Although this online map may be relatively pretty basic it still does a good job of providing people with the ability to interactive spatially, appreciate the vast geography of British Columbia and find information about things to see & do that they may have not discovered before.

Click here for more information about the The DataBC program or check out this online map or any of the other online maps that are being generated by the DataBC program.

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Canadian Open Data and Free Geospatial Data

Over the past few years CanadianGIS.com has been highlighting and promoting various cities and provinces in Canada that have done a great job providing data and applications to the public.

We created this page a few years ago to collaborate links of all the open geospatial data info (sites that offer data downloads at no cost and without restrictions), fee based geospatial data, online web mapping applications and other great sources of geospatial information (including National, Provincial and Regional levels).

This comprehensive list of open geospatial data, fee based geospatial data, web mapping applications and cartographic products is a valuable asset to many people (… we get hundreds of emails and requests regarding “Where can I find data for …?”) so we continue to update it with new information and sources of Canadian data sets.