Enhanced Points of Interest (DMTI)

The Enhanced Points of Interest files are produced by DMTI Spatial Inc. The Enhanced Points of Interest (EPOI) file is a national database of over 1 million Canadian business and recreational points of interest. Engineered using CanMap® Streetfiles, each EPOI has been accurately geocoded and precisely placed. This location enriched point of interest database allows users to see and analyze selected point of interest data in a given geographic area, enabling applications such as retail site analysis, competitive and market research, business and tourism analysis. Features Include: Coordinate location (X, Y), Standard industry classification code (SIC), Business or recreational names with address information, and Common Address Flags (CAF) allowing users to identify records with identical addresses. It is recommended to use this with the dataset with CanMap Streetfiles (DMTI).

EPOI example showing grocery store locations in Edmonton


Title Enhanced Points of Interest (DMTI)
Author DMTI
Date 2002-2013 (more current data is available through DMTI's CanMap Content Suite)
Coverage Canada wide
Language English
Format ESRI Shapefile
Projection Geographic
Datum NAD83
User Agreement DMTI End User Agreement
Documentation Enhanced Points of Interest 2010.2 User Manual
Access Members of the McGill Community can obtain copies of the data by filling out the Geospatial Data Request Form. Please indicate the date range and desired provinces and/or territories.
Citation DMTI Spatial Inc. [computer file]. Enhanced Point of Interest. Markham: DMTI Spatial Inc., year.


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