June 4, 2015 - Added LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) 2013 data in LAS format. Data products include "bare earth" ground surface and of the upper most surface defined by vegetation cover, buildings, and other structures.
Goad's Fire Insurance Map 1912 (georectified) and improved heritage property data
May 21, 2015 - Added digitized Goad’s fire insurance maps that show the location, building materials and footprint of buildings; the original water line where it differs from the 1912 shoreline; some proposed developments; electoral wards; legal land descriptions; lot sizes; street and lane widths; and old street names that had been recently changed. Georectification was performed in December 2014 and imagery files are available in ECW and TIFF formats.
Improved heritage property data set with more attributes, data descriptions, and data formats.
Property tax data from 2006
March 2, 2015 – We enhanced the property tax dataset with data from 2006 to 2013. The data was extracted on January 31, 2015 and included all tax-roll revisions up to that date. We started capturing year-end data at the end of 2014 as a new annual process. Current year data is refreshed weekly but data published for previous years remains static.
2014 Vancouver municipal election results dataset
November 19, 2014 – Added the official results for the 2014 municipal election.
Changes to voting division boundaries and voting places datasets
September 15, 2014 – Changed the voting division boundaries dataset to static because Vancouver voters can now vote at any voting place in the city, eliminating the need for voting divisions. Also updated and improved voting places dataset.
Improved property tax report dataset
September 3, 2014 – Improved data and descriptions of the property tax report dataset with two new data fields.
Water (fire) hydrants
August 26, 2014 – Added dataset on locations and attributes of water (fire) hydrants in the city. Data is available in CSV, XLS, DWG, KML, and SHP formats.
June 3, 2014 – Added dataset on locations and attributes of cultural spaces. Data is available in CSV and XLS formats.
City Council meeting minutes – archival data
April 14, 2014 – Added City Council meeting minutes and reports for all of the meetings held in the 1970s. Data is available in text (TXT) format and will be refreshed as optical character recognition (OCR) errors are corrected.
Improved data for Council contact information and food asset dataset
February 21, 2014 – Improved City Council contact information dataset with nine additional data fields.
Updated and added coordinates data to community garden and fruit tree dataset.
Improved data for road construction activity and projects
November 6, 2013 – The Road Ahead data package is now refreshed daily in DWG, KML, and SHP formats. Also, new Atom feeds are updated hourly from 7:00am to 7:00pm, Monday to Friday.
3-1-1 case location details data
October 3, 2013 – Added 3-1-1 case location details data. Data is electronically extracted to CSV and XLS formats and is refreshed monthly.
Greenest City projects data
August 26, 2013 – Added a list of projects that are part of the initiatives under the Greenest City 2020 Action Plan. Data is available in CSV, XLS and KML formats and is refreshed quarterly.
Community food assets data
July 8, 2013 – Added two new community food assets datasets. One dataset provides information about community food markets and farmers markets, the other dataset provides information about food trees and community gardens. Data is available in XLS and CSV formats and is refreshed every six months.
3-1-1 case volume data and improved interaction volume data
May 2, 2013 – Added 3-1-1 case volume data. Interaction volume data is now extracted electronically and is refreshed monthly. Available in CSV and XLS formats.
April 18, 2013 – Added orthophotos for 2011, available in ECW and MrSID formats. 2006, 2008, and 2009 orthophotos are also available. All photos are in high-quality 10cm pixel resolution.
Awarded contracts for goods and services
April 16, 2013 – Released data about contracts that have been posted publicly and awarded in 2012 to the supplier community to purchase goods and/or services for the Vancouver Group (City of Vancouver, Vancouver Park Board, Vancouver Police Board, and Vancouver Library). Available in CSV and XLS formats.
2001 - 2011 Census local area profiles
March 26, 2013 – Data provided by Statistics Canada from the 2001, 2006 and 2011 Census as custom profile data orders using the City’s 22 local planning areas. Available in CSV and XLS formats.
Council expenses 2012 - Quarter 4
March 12, 2013 – Individual Council members expenses and annual travel and training expenses released for 2012 Quarter 4. Available in CSV, XLS, and XML formats.
Sixteen spatial datasets
February 21, 2013 – Sixteen spatial datasets have just been added to Open Data. They are available in DWG, KML, and SHP formats.
Rental standards - current issues
February 7, 2013 – Released data about licenced rental properties that have current (unresolved) bylaw issues. Available in CSV, XLS, XML, and JSON formats. The data is updated daily.
January 28, 2013 – Released location data of bike racks that are installed on City property. Available in CSV and XLS formats.
Weekend playfield status
January 16, 2013 – Playfield status for weekend play has just been added to Open Data. Available in CSV, XLS, XML and JSON formats.
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