March 2023

Historical Vernon City Directories Mapped

This initiative aims to provide scholars, researchers, and the public with a visual directory, index, and account of Kitchener's residential, business and industrial development. This Historical GIS project takes decades of digitized Vernon city directories (years 1901+), cleanses, collates and geo-locates over a million searchable individual entries using a map platform.

Stats Can 2021 Data files now available

Statistics Canada thematic data files have been downloaded and prepared for library users as gdb and shapefiles. Additional data will be downloaded as it becomes available. To date we have:

  • Age & Sex
  • Citizenship
  • Commute
  • Employment
  • Ethnicity
  • Household Compoisition & Marital Status
  • Income
  • Indigenous
  • Languages
  • Minorities
  • Mobility
  • Religion