Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Canada Google Maps Mashup Roundup (Jan.30/08)

Century 21 launches Google Maps Mashup in Canada:

Century 21 Canada's new website is a complete Google Maps mashup. It makes Google Maps the primary browsing experience as you search for listings or agents at a provincial, regional or city/town level. The single page application allows you to easily filter location, price and other specs without page reloads and combination of the on map info-windows and sidebar present a LOT of information about the agent or a listing. This is a great new national real estate mashup that should definitely be used if you're house hunting anywhere in Canada! (Check other Canadian real estate mashups by clicking the "Canada" label below!)

Wineries of Ontario Mashup:

Anton Umnikov's new wine mashup is helping to get the word out about the world's best kept wine region secret: Ontario, Canada! The Niagara region of Ontario is not known only for one of the wonders of the world, but it's also home to many world class wineries. Actor Dan Aykroyd is among many who have recently invested millions in the region. Take a look at this helpful mashup to help you plan a wine tour for your next visit to Toronto, Ottawa or Niagara Falls! (More worldwide wine mashups found here!)

Canada City Count: 3!
Since Google Transit is now an integrated part of Google Maps, this means that when you search for Driving Directions in any of these cities on Google Maps you will also be presented with transit directions as an option!
Related: New Montreal Metro Map (Simple maps of Metro stations)

Putting Canada on the map (Globe and Mail - Dec/07) - Father of digitized mapping recounts how a stroke of luck led him to develop the world's first geographic information system
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