Modified on March 11, 2008
The Postal Code Conversion File (PCCF) links the six-character postal codes to the standard 2006 Census geographic areas (such as dissemination areas, census tracts, and census subdivisions). By linking postal codes to the Statistics Canada geographic areas, users can obtain statistical data for the areas serviced by the postal codes. The PCCF also associates each postal code with a longitude and latitude coordinate to support mapping applications.
The Postal Codes by Federal Ridings File (PCFRF) update provides a link between the six-character postal codes and Canada's federal electoral districts (2003 Representation Order). A federal electoral district (FED) is any place or territorial area entitled to return a Member of Parliament (MP) to serve in the House of Commons and is commonly referred to as a federal riding.
Canada, province and territory, federal electoral district (FED) (2003 Representation Order), census division (CD), census subdivision (CSD), economic region (ER), census metropolitan area/census agglomeration (CMA/CA), census consolidated subdivision (CCS), census tract (CT), forward sortation area (FSA), dissemination area (DA), designated place (DPL), urban area (UA), dissemination block (DB).
October 19, 2007.
Postal Code Conversion File (PCCF), CAN$220 to 10,000.
Postal Code Conversion File (PCCF), Update, CAN$110 to 1,670.
Postal Codes by Federal Riding File (PCFRF), CAN$330 to 2,500.
Postal Codes by Federal Riding File (PCFRF), Update CAN$200 to 500.