CanadaPlus Database

This Enterprise Class Canada Postal CodesOM database is considerably different than standard Canadian Postal Codes databases. Those familiar with this industry know that there are numerous cities and towns that are simply not found in a regular list of Canada Postal Codes. postal code database

Our CanadaPlus Edition provides a truly comprehensive list of possible cities and towns per Postal Code by acquiring supplementary sources and employing our own research. This edition has 1.2 million records (over 375,000 more city names than ordinary Canadian Postal CodeOM databases). It is extremely clean due to a verification process which we’ve honed for years. Our database is standardized to ensure consistent casing, correct spellings, and uniformity.

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Database Specs & Features

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  • Immediate Download

    Download is available immediately upon purchase and for the duration of the annual subscription.

  • Monthly Updates

    We update our database monthly and recommend that you download monthly as well.

  • Free FTP/SFTP (upon request)

    To update your database without human intervention, we can provide an FTP address for you to write a script to access. Just request it after purchase.

  • Multi-Cities per Postal Code

    If a Postal CodeOM boundary covers more than one city, each city is listed as a separate record.

  • Data Format - CSV

    Comma-Separated Values (CSV) Text File

  • Postal Code

    The Postal CodeOM is 7 characters in the following format: ANA NAN.  Please note that there is a space in the 4th position

  • Province Code

    The Province code is 2 characters (AB=Alberta, BC=British Columbia, MB=Manitoba, etc.)

  • City/ Town

    The city/town is up to 30 characters long.

  • City Sequence

    This 2 digit max field will contain a '1' for a Postal Code'sOM primary city and increment for alternate cities.

  • Time Zones

    The format is: ‐9999 (2‐digit hours and 2‐digit minutes relative to GMT (Greenwich Mean Time)). All Time Zones in the Western Hemisphere are negative relative to the GMT. (-0500=Eastern, -0600=Central, etc.) Note: both Hours and Minutes are imperitive for accuracy. For example, Newfoundland Island (not the mainland) is -0330 (minus 3 hours and 30 minutes from GMT), yet the Newfoundland mainland is -0400 hours from GMT.

  • Daylight Saving Time Flag

    Indicates whether Daylight Savings Time is observed in that Postal CodeOM area.

  • Area Code

    The 3 digit Canadian telephone area code.