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As part of Halifax Regional Municipality’s commitment to improving citizen engagement and enhancing transparency and accountability to its residents, the municipality is pleased to provide public access to its data.   Open Data is a permanent service provided to citizens and businesses to access data free of charge in machine readable format.

Open Data – The idea that certain data should be freely available to everyone to use and republish as they wish, without restrictions from copyright, patents or other mechanism of control. (Wikipedia)


Open Data Catalogue

Know what you’re looking for already? Launch the Open Data Catalogue now.

The Halifax Open Data Catalogue is powered by Esri’s ArcGIS Open Data platform. It has enhanced API functionality for geospatial datasets that allows you to filter by map extents and attributes prior to downloading so that you get only the data you need.

For more information on the ESRI Open Data platform and for developer requirements, please visit ArcGIS Open Data.


Updates and new datasets

The municipality will continually update the Open Data Catalogue and add new datasets. Most of the data is updated on a weekly basis.

The datasets do not contain any personal information.

Open Data Catalogue

Search for available datasets to download.


Check our FAQ to find out additional information.

Contact Us

Have a question, feedback, or want to suggest a dataset? Let us know.

LiDAR Files

Download 1m, 2m and 5m DEM and 1m DSM LiDAR files.

Transit Scheduling Data

Access Halifax Transit Static and Real-Time Scheduling Data.