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City of Toronto Map Wins 2 Awards

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The city map of Toronto, City of Toronto Building Construction Date received two awards as part of the Canadian cartographic display - International Map Exhibit for the International Cartographic Conference (ICA) 2005 in Coruña Spain. The first award it received was given by the judging panel for the best map in the 'Urban Map Category' and the second from the attending
delegates and was based on popular vote. The cartographer is Canadian Cartographic Association (CCA) member Patricia Morphet of the Survey and Mapping Services of the City of Toronto. This map shows a snapshot of growth trends in the city of Toronto using year building information from assessment data. The information presented is of interest to those in the construction and planning fields or those interested in historical geography. This map was featured on cover of latest issue of Cartouche, Number 58, Summer 2005 and on the ESRI website.

The map of Toronto will be on display at Carto 2005, St. John’s Newfoundland, Memorial University of Newfoundland, July 26th to 30th along with all of the other cartographic entries that were chosen to be part of the Canadian Cartographic Exhibit. The Canadian Cartographic Map Exhibit will be donated to Memorial University after the conference.

Congratulations to Patricia Morphet, the City of Toronto Surveys and Mapping Services and to all of this year’s contributors to the 2005 Canadian Cartographic Exhibit. A special thanks also to GeoAccess Division, Natural Resources Canada for its continued support of the Canadian Cartographic Exhibit over the past many years.

Claire Gosson and Diane Lacasse
Co-Chairs - Canadian Cartographic Exhibit Committee for ICA 2005

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