Visualizing MCYS Service Regions and CYMH Service Areas in Ontario

MCYS Service Regions and Service Areas

In 2014 – 2015, the Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS) defined five Service Regions and thirty-three Children and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) Service Areas in Ontario.

We have used free and open source software (FOSS) to convert the Ontario government’s Shapefile archives of the geographic boundaries of these MCYS Service Regions and CYMH Service Areas into TopoJSON files that are convenient for visualizing these geographic bodies and their various characteristics (e.g. population, population density, rate of population growth, etc).

D3-GEO

Data-Driven Documents (D3) is a free and open source (Javascript) software library for manipulating documents based on data. D3-GEO is a powerful component of D3 that is designed specifically to visualize geographic data using web standards like HTML, CSS and SVG.

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We have used D3-GEO to transform our TopoJSON files into (a sample of) area, regional, and provincial views of the MCYS Service Regions and CYMH Service Areas in Ontario:

Area Views
Algoma Algoma CYMH Service Area
Kenora/Rainy River Kenora/Rainy River CYMH Service Area
Regional Views
Central
East CYMH Service Areas in East Region
North CYMH Service Areas in North Region
Toronto Toronto Service Area in Toronto Region
West CYMH Service Areas in West Region
Provincial Views
Service Regions MCYS Service Regions in Ontario
Service Areas
(Interactive)
CYMH Service Areas in Ontario

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License

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Readers are free to access, modify, and re-use the TopoJSON files and Javascript source code that generate these views of the MCYS Service Regions and CYMH Service Areas in Ontario.

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