Each year, we hold an annual contest to recognize outstanding maps and apps in Canada created using Esri technology. Find out which maps and apps distinguished themselves for selection in our 2016 print calendar and featured app of the month.
This year, we received over 90 submissions for consideration in our annual contest that celebrates outstanding maps and apps created by our customers and partners across Canada. Our judges selected 12 maps that are featured each month in our 2016 print calendar, as well as 12 apps that will be showcased as our app of the month on our blog and on our Web site home page throughout the year.
For a sneak peek at this year’s selections, check out the list below. Explore each map or app a little further by selecting the corresponding link.
2016 Print Calendar Winners
January: Lifestyles of Montréal: By PRIZM5 Segments Organization: Environics Analytics
- February: Baseline Connectivity Mapping for the Settled Landscapes of Southern Ontario Organization: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forests (MNRF)
- March: No Flat City Organization: Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
- April: Paleotopography of the Sub-Cretaceous Unconformity, Peace River - Slave Lake Region, Alberta Organization: Alberta Geological Survey & Alberta Energy Regulator
- May: Comprehensive Treaty Map of Canada Organization: Matawa First Nations Management
- June: Grand Pré Trails Society - Rail-to-Trail Planning Map Organization: Lost Art Cartography
- July: Réserve faunique Mastigouche – Moose Hunting Sector Organization: Sépaq
- August: Health Index Map for Utility Wood Poles in Pickering and Ajax, ON Organization: Veridian Connections Inc.
- September: Development Area Regulations with Zoning in Place & Local Area Plans Under Development Within the Greater Whitehorse Area Organization: Government of Yukon
- October: Kitimat-Stikine Regional District – Regional Resource Inventory Organization: Pacific Alliance Technologies (formerly WorkTech Inc.)
- November: Local Significance of Childhood Obesity Risk Factors - City of Calgary Residential Neighbourhoods Organization: Alberta Health Services
- December: Map 3: Surrey Immigrant Services in 2015 and Total Immigrants by Census Tract in 2011 Organization: Social Planning and Research Council (SPARC) BC
2016 App of the Month Winners
- January: Invest in Hamilton Organization: City of Hamilton
- February: Antris Organization: Antris
- March: Alberta Interactive Minerals Map Organization: Alberta Geological Survey / Alberta Energy Regulator
- April: Regulatory Overhaul Interactive Map Organization: Ville de Sherbrooke
- May: Nova Scotia Parks and Protected Areas System Plan Organization: Nova Scotia Environment
- June: Brampton Open Data Organization: City of Brampton
- July: Old Ottawa: A Capital Uncovered Organization: Entertain Maps
- August: Victoriaville’s Info-Travaux (Info-Works) Organization: Ville de Victoriaville
- September: Percent Saturated Surface Soil Moisture from SMOS Satellite Data (2015) Organization: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
- October: City of Calgary Tree Recovery and Restoration Schedule 2015 Organization: City of Calgary
- November: 100 Years of In Flanders Fields Organization: City of Guelph
- December: County of Simcoe - Interactive Mapping Application Organization: County of Simcoe
Winners in both the map and app categories were entered into a random draw to receive a beautiful original hand cut map by Studio KMO. Congratulations to the County of Simcoe and Alberta Geological Survey & Alberta Energy Regulator on being selected.
A hand drawn, hand cut map of Vancouver, BC created by artist Karen M. Leary of Studio KM.
Our thanks to all those who entered this year’s contests. We look forward to seeing more of your submissions next year.
This post was edited on April 12, 2016.