BC Food Banks

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Published by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development - Regional Operations - South Coast
Licensed under Access Only

DEPRECATED: Approximate location of Food Banks in British Columbia. This dataset has been replaced by WHSE_IMAGERY_AND_BASE_MAPS.GSR_FOOD_BANKS_SV

Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

Latitude: 48.0° to 60.0°
Longitude: -139.5° to -113.5°

Additional Information


The purpose of this dataset is to show the approximate location of food banks in BC. This is not an complete and exhaustive listing of all food banks in BC. This dataset was created by geocoding addresses of BC Food Bank members available on the Canadian Association of Food Banks website.

Contact Information

NameSusan Mordy (pointOfContact)
OrganizationMinistry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Sub-OrganizationRegional Operations - South Coast

Access & Security

Who can view this dataset? Public
Who can download this dataset?Public

Metadata Information

Record Published 2014-12-11
Record Last Modified 2020-07-09
Resource Status obsolete
Replacement Recordhttps://catalogue.data.gov.bc.ca/dataset/ca0433b2-8e20-468b-9093-3bbdc1721e08

Object Description



Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
BC_FOOD_BANK_ID BCFDBNKD NUMBER 10 BC FOOD BANK ID: is the primary key containing a unique value populated from a sequence triggered on insert.
FOOD_BANK_NAME FDBNKNM VARCHAR2 100 FOOD BANK NAME: The name of the food bank e.g. St. Joseph's Food Bank.
FOOD_BANK_ADDRESS FDBNKDDRSS VARCHAR2 75 ADDRESS: the street address of the food bank, including street number and name e.g. 2425 Cypress St.
COMMUNITY_NAME CMMNTNM VARCHAR2 50 CITY: City name. e.g. Abbotsford
FEATURE_CODE FTRCD VARCHAR2 10 FEATURE CODE contains a value based on the Canadian Council of Surveys and Mapping's (CCSM) system for classification of geographic features. E.g., AR82000110
GEOMETRY GEOMETRY SDO_GEOMETRY 1 GEOMETRY is the column used to reference the spatial coordinates defining the feature.
OBJECTID OBJECTID NUMBER 38 OBJECTID is a required attribute of feature classes and object classes in a geodatabase.
SE_ANNO_CAD_DATA BLOB 4000 SE_ANNO_CAD_DATA is a binary column used by spatial tools to store annotation, curve features and CAD data when using the SDO_GEOMETRY storage data type.