The B.C. Government collects and produces a vast amount of data and provides many ways for it to be discovered, accessed and reused.  Foremost is the B.C. Data Catalogue - the central registry for ministries’ data, web applications and web services.  The major themes of Statistics, Geographic Data and Open Data are also notable.  All of this data is used in government decision making and can provide insights into the B.C. population, natural resource stewardship, the economy and other aspects.

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Centre for Data-Driven Innovation

The Centre for Data-Driven Innovation is being created to provide a safe and trusted place to make new discoveries with Crown data.

Integrated Land & Resource Registry

The Integrated Land & Resource Registry provides a single source of reliable information on B.C. Crown land legal interests and land status.

Highlight on Technology

B.C. is home to some of the top tech companies in the world. Read about the growth of high technology and find statistics related to this sector.

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B.C. Data Catalogue

The B.C. Data Catalogue is the place to find B.C. Government data, applications and web services.

Statistics

Whether you are looking for B.C. population projections, historical Census data or the latest labour force statistics, find a wealth of information at your fingertips.

Geographic Data

B.C.’s investment in Spatial Data Infrastructure provides government ministries and agencies, businesses and citizens with direct access to authoritative, geographic data through a wide variety of web applications and services.

Open Data

In July 2011, the B.C. Government introduced its Open Information and Open Data Policy, becoming the first province in Canada to publish its data under an open license.

Data Management in B.C.

Learn about how the B.C. Government manages data and ensures it is authoritative, trustworthy and reliable.

iMapBC Application

iMapBC Application

View and analyze hundreds of map data layers compiled from across the B.C. Government and other public sector agencies.

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