Data Providers

Contacts for GNBC data providers (federal, provincial,
and territorial) as of June 2011.

Provincial/Territorial Data Providers

Alberta

Alberta's Geographical Names Program
http://culture.alberta.ca/heritage/resource management/
archaeologyhistory/geo graphical/default.aspx

Alberta Culture and Community Spirit
8820-112th Street
Edmonton  AB  T6G 2P8
Fax: 403-427-5598

British Columbia

BC Geographical Names
http://archive.ilmb.gov.bc.ca/bcnames/

GeoBC, Ministry of Natural Resource Operations
PO Box 9375 Stn Prov Govt
Victoria BC V8W 9M5
E-mail:  geographical.names@gov.bc.ca

Manitoba

Manitoba Geographical Names Program
http://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation/lands_branch/geo_names/

Manitoba Geographical Names Program
Manitoba Conservation
Box 25, 200 Saulteaux Crescent
Winnipeg  MB  R3J 3W3
Phone: 204-945-1798
Fax: 204-945-4232
E-mail: Des.Kappel@gov.mb.ca

New Brunswick

NB Geographical Names Program
http://www.gnb.ca/0131/toponymyIndex-e.asp

Department of Wellness, Culture and Sport
Place 2000
P. O. Box 6000
Fredericton  NB  E3B 5H1
Fax: 506-453-2416
E-mail: Gilles.Bourque@gnb.ca

Newfoundland and Labrador

NL Geographical Names Program
http://www.env.gov.nl.ca/env/maps/geo graphical.html

Department of Environment and Conservation
Howley Building, Higgins Line
P.O. Box 8700
St. John’s  NL  A1B 4J6
Fax: (709) 729-0690
E-mail: RHawkins@gov.nl.ca

Northwest Territories

NWT Geographic Names - Cultural Places Program
http://www.pwnhc.ca/programs/geo_names.asp

Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre
NWT Cultural Places Program
Government of the N.W.T.
Yellowknife  NT  X1A 2L9
Fax: (867) 873-0205
E-mail: Cultural_places@gov.nt.ca

Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Geographical Names
http://www.nsplacenames.ca/

Geographic Information Services
Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations
Information Management Services
9th Floor South Maritime Centre
1505 Barrington Street
P.O. Box 2521
Halifax  NS  B3J 3N5
Fax: (902) 424-0650

Nunavut

Nunavut Geographical Names Program

Department of Culture, Language, Elder’s & Youth
Government of Nunavut
Tumivut Building, Second Floor
P.O. Box 310
Igloolik  NU  X0A 0L0
Phone: (867) 934-2047
Fax: (867) 934-2002
E-mail: PArnatsiaq1@gov.nu.ca

Ontario

Land Information Ontario
http://www.mnr.gov.on.ca/en/Business/LIO/

Ministry of Natural Resources
300 Water Street, 2nd Floor, North Tower
P.O. Box 7000
Peterborough  ON  K9J 8M5
Fax: 705-755-2149
E-mail: geographicnames@ontario.ca

Prince Edward Island

PEI PlaceFinder
http://www.gov.pe.ca/placefinder/

Provincial Treasury
95 Rochford Street
P.O. Box 2000
Charlottetown  PE  C1A 7N8
Fax: (902) 368-6584

Quebec

Banque de noms de lieux du Québec
http://www.toponymie.gouv.qc.ca/

Commission de toponymie du Québec
750, boul. Charest Est, Ground Floor,
Québec  (Québec)  G1K 9M1
Phone: 418-643-2817
Fax: 418-644-9466
E-mail: topo@toponymie.gouv.qc.ca

Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Geographical Names Program
http://www.tpcs.gov.sk.ca/geographicnames

Saskatchewan Ministry of Tourism, Parks, Culture and Sport
Heritage Resources Branch
9th Floor, 1919 Saskatchewan Drive
Regina  SK  S4P 4H2
Phone: (306) 787-2817
Fax: (306) 787-3335

Yukon

Yukon Geographical Names Program
http://www.tc.gov.yk.ca/geo_placenames.html

Department of Tourism and Culture
Government of Yukon
P.O. Box 2703
Whitehorse  YT  Y1A 2C6
Fax: (867) 393-6456

Federal Data Providers

Canadian Hydrographic Service

Undersea Features

Canadian Hydrographic Service
Department of Fisheries and Oceans
615 Booth Street, 3rd Floor
Ottawa  ON  K1A 0E6
Fax: 613-996-9053

Geographical Names Board of Canada

Pan-Canadian names (P1 status)
Geographical Names of Canada

http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/geography/place-names/data/11025

GNBC Secretariat
Centre for Topographic Information
Natural Resources Canada
615 Booth Street, Room 634
Ottawa  ON  K1A 0E9
Phone: 613-992-3892
Fax: 613-943-8282
E-mail: geonames@NRCan.gc.ca

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada

Indian Reserves
First Nation Profiles

http://pse5-esd5.ainc-inac.gc.ca/fnp/

Lands Branch
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada
Les Terrasses de la Chaudière
10 Wellington St., Rm 17A
Gatineau  QC  K1A 0H4
Fax: 819-953-1885

National Defence

DND Sites
Infrastructure and Environment Issues Management (DIEIM)

National Defence Headquarters
9 Center Block North
101 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa  ON  K1A 0K2
Fax: 613-995-1031

Parks Canada

National Historic Sites of Canada
National Parks of Canada
National Marine Conservation Areas of Canada

http://www.pc.gc.ca/

National Historic Sites Directorate
Parks Canada
25 Eddy, 5th Floor
Jules-Léger Building
Gatineau  QC  K1A 0M5
Fax: 819-953-4909