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Community Information Database

E-Bulletin

Volume 3 Number 2

August 2011

NEW WEBSITE DELIVERS INNOVATIVE FUNCTIONALITY AND APPEARANCE TO THE COMMUNITY INFORMATION DATABASE The Community Information Database (CID) Team is pleased to announce the following new features available at: www.cid-bdc.ca •

The CID has a new website with a new look and new client focused features: o “Start Mapping” link for users that want to go directly into creating a map. o “Generate Community Profile” searchable link to community profiles for every community in Canada. o “Mapping Wizard” Step by step wizard that introduces users to all of the mappable data on the CID. o Completely revamped mapping Help files available under the “Help/Support” link on the website.

The Community Information Database is a free Internet-based tool providing consistent and reliable social, economic and demographic data for all communities and regions across Canada. The CID was developed by the Rural and Co-operatives Secretariat in collaboration with provincial, territorial and community partners. It is part of the Government of Canada’s ongoing support to rural and remote communities. We would welcome your comments on the CID. We would be particularly interested in hearing how the CID is useful to you. Please send an email to: cid-bdc@agr.gc.ca


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