Platinum Postal Suite (renamed as CanMap Postal Code Suite in 2014)

Platinum Postal Suite contains up-to-date postal code data for across Canada for use in a Geographic Information Systems software. 

CanMap® Multiple Enhanced Postal Code: a precision-based point file representing over 1 million postal codes across Canada. The Multiple Enhanced Postal Code product allows for a one-to-many relationship. For example, one postal code may represent more than one postal code location.

CanMap® LDU Boundaries: a polygon file representing the geographic location of the 6 digits postal code. The boundary file is generated from point addresses with six-digit postal codes attribute assignments. The LDU Boundaries allow for a many-to-many relationship. For example, one postal code may be represented by more than one LDU boundary and one LDU boundary may be associated with multiple postal codes.

CanMap® Forward Sortation Area (FSA) Boundaries: data that represents the first three characters of a postal code indicating a specific geographic area and is aligned to nest with CanMap® LDU Boundaries and CanMap® Multiple Enhanced Postal Code product.

Multiple Enhanced Postal Codes with Road File - Montreal


  • Platinum Postal Suite: Multiple Enhanced Postal Codes (DMTI)
  • Platinum Postal Suite: Forward Sortation Areas
  • Platinum Postal Suite: Local Delivery Units
Author DMTI
Dates 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 (renamed as CanMap Postal Code Suite), 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. Previous years are available on request, including the CanMap Unique Enhanced Postal Code.
Coverage Canada wide
Language English
Format ESRI Shape {.shp} and MapInfo {.tab}
Projection and Datum Geographic, North American Datum 1983
User Agreement DMTI End User Agreement
Documentation Postal Platinum Suite Version 2010.3 User Manual contains a detailed description of the data.
Access Members of the McGill Community can obtain copies of the data by filling out the Geospatial Data Request Form. Please indicate the desired provinces or territories, and if you want the entire set of data or specific products: Forward Sortation Area, Multiple Enhanced Postal Codes or Local Delivery Units.

Platinum Postal Suite: CanMap Multiple Enhanced Postal Code. [computer file] Markham: DMTI Spatial Inc., 2010.

Platinum Postal Suite: CanMap LDU Boundaries. [computer file] Markham: DMTI Spatial Inc., 2010.

Platinum Postal Suite: CanMap Forward Sortation Area Boundaries. [computer file] Markham: DMTI Spatial Inc., 2010.


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