GIS Infrastructure for Northwestern Ontario

The goal of this project is to work with a network of public and private sector stakeholders to develop an effective Geographic Information Systems (GIS) infrastructure for Northwestern Ontario.


  • Champion projects with public and private sector stakeholders to facilitate the availability of current and quality GIS data across Northwestern Ontario.
  • Promote the use of GIS technology within municipalities, First Nations, and local boards across Northwestern Ontario.
  • Support the development of GIS applications to enhance economic development, tourism, community services, and health and safety.
  • Support the growth of existing, as well as the creation of new, businesses within Northwestern Ontario providing GIS-related products and services.
  • Promote the use of GIS technology as a tool to be used by existing and new businesses to enhance their competitiveness.
  • Within Northwestern Ontario, promote Kindergarten to Grade 12 and post-secondary academic programs incorporating GIS technology across multiple disciplines.


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