These 2009/2010 digital orthoimages received from Land Information Ontario provide full-colour aerial coverage of Toronto(PDF) (10 cm); York(PDF) (15 cm); Caledon(PDF) (20 cm); South Durham(PDF) (20 cm); Brampton(PDF) (10 cm); Mississauga(PDF) (15 cm), and Oakville(PDF) (10 cm).

Spatial reference and data type

These georeferenced images are available in Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) 17 coordinates; horizontal datum is North American Datum (NAD) 83. File format is TIFF, with average file size of 290,000 KB.

Data access

To request this data, please fill out the Ask-Us form and include which layers (shapefiles) you are interested in obtaining. The dataset will be shared with you via OneDrive upon completion of the data release agreement form. You may also make an in-person appointment using the same form.

Use restrictions/licensing/copyright

These data are provided for personal use for academic, research, and/or teaching purposes. A data release agreement must be agreed to before these licensed data can be released. Land Information Ontario must be acknowledged on any derivative product, whether printed or electronic, including for example, a printed map, a raster or vector graphic, a web-based application, etc. Patrons are advised to fully respect the provisions of Canada's Copyright Act as well as terms and conditions imposed by the data provider.


Greater Toronto Area: orthoimagery 2009/ 2010 [computer file]. First Base Solutions 2011.

Sample view of the data

Toronto harbour front: 2009 orthoimagery

2009 imagery shows harbourfront, Toronto

Data courtesy of Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources