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Open Data

This is the public platform for exploring and downloading open data, discovering and building apps, and engaging to solve important local issues in York Region. You can analyze and combine Open datasets using maps, as well as develop new web and mobile applications. Let's make our great community even better, together!

Access the York Region open data catalog through the categories below:


Open data has many options for educators to help you in creating course or project content and provides a great resources for those just looking for information. If you are in need of local, reliable information explore the open data catalog.


Want to learn more about York Region? Interested in knowing what sort of data York Region has for you? Open data provides you with maps and applications to discover things you may not have known.


York Region provides many services for consultants working for or within the region. Whether you are looking to download data or get in contact with the open data team directly the open data catalog has what you need.

Fact Finder

As a fact finder, Open data provides you with access to large catalogue of free data and analytics applications. Map viewers are available to see where things are and analytics have been created to tell stories with information. Data is always available to download.

Local Leader

Are you leading a local group? Are you looking for information or data to better understand your community? Open data provides local leaders with a large amount of data freely available to download along with a diverse arrangement of analytics products to see what stories the data can tell.


Interested in local information? Want to know what is in York Region? Open data provides many resources to get you the information or raw data you may need. Demographics and address data are just a few examples of the datasets freely and readily available!

Non-Government Organizations

Open data serves local non-government organizations by providing a platform to download and visualize data products. Interested in creating an insightful application as part of a grant submission? Look no further and explore the open data catalog.

Open Data Licence

Open Data Licence

You are encouraged to Use and re-use the Information that is available under this licence, freely and flexibly, with only a few conditions.

Using Information Under This Licence

  • Your Use of Information indicates Your acceptance of the terms and conditions below
  • York Region grants You a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive licence to Use the Information subject to the conditions below
  • This licence does not affect any copyright exceptions or limitations available under the Copyright Act (Canada)

You are Free To

  • Copy, publish, distribute and transmit the Information
  • Adapt the Information
  • Use the Information commercially, for example, by combining it with other Information, or by including it in Your own product or application
  • Provide credit to York Region when using Information under this licence but are not required to. If You choose to provide credit please acknowledge the source of the Information by including the following credit statement in a suitable location:

"Contains public sector Information made available under The Regional Municipality of York's Open Data Licence".

You Must, Where You do any of the Above

  • Upon the request of York Region, remove any York Region credit statement should York Region, in its sole discretion, decide that such credit is not in the public interest
  • Ensure that You do not Use the Information in a way that suggests any official status or that York Region endorses You or Your Use of the Information
  • Ensure that You do not misrepresent the Information or its source
  • Ensure that Your Use of the Information complies with all applicable laws and is not harmful to others

These are important conditions of this license and if You fail to comply with them the rights granted to You under this license will end automatically.


This licence does not cover the Use of:

  • Personal Information
  • Information or records that are not accessible pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Ontario)
  • Third-party rights that York Region is not authorized to licence, if any
  • Public sector organization logos, trademarks, slogans or crests

No Warranty

  • The Information is licensed 'as is' and York Region excludes all representations, warranties, obligations and liabilities, whether express or implied, in relation to the Information
  • York Region does not guarantee that the Information will be available in any particular format nor that the Information will continue to be available
  • York Region is not liable for any errors or omissions in the Information and will not, under any circumstances, be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or other loss, injury or damage caused by its Use, even if specifically advised of the possibility of such loss, injury or damage

Governing Law

This licence is governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario.


In this licence, the terms below have the following meanings:

"Information" means information protected by copyright that is made available under the terms of this license through The Regional Municipality of York website.

"Personal Information" has the meaning set out in the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Ontario).

"Use" means doing any act that is restricted by copyright, whether in the original medium or in any other medium and includes without limitation distributing, copying, adapting, modifying as may be technically necessary to use it in a different mode or format.

"York Region" means The Regional Municipality of York.

"You" or "Your" means the natural or legal person, or body of persons corporate or incorporate, as applicable, acquiring rights under this licence.

About This Licence

York Region wishes to use this licence as a tool to enable the Use and re-use of information under a common open licence. This licence is based upon the the UK Government's Open Government Licence for Public Sector Information and has been adapted with the permission of the UK National Archives.

This is version 1.0 of York Region's Open Data Licence. York Region may, from time to time, issue new versions of its Open Data Licence. However, You may continue to Use Information licenced under this version should You wish to do so. Notices of new versions of York Region's Open Data Licence will be posted at York Region's website.

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