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  • The postal code reference date for this Postal Code Conversion File (PCCF) is October 2010.
  • With this release, some geocoding linkages within the PCCF were improved. A total of 9,325 records were updated and 41,131 were deleted from the postal code database used to generate the PCCF.
  • A file is available that indicates all of the postal codes corrected in the October 2010 PCCF.
  • New record level metadata are included indicating the source, quality and type of linkage made between the postal code and the geographic area.
  • A conceptual review of the postal code to geographic area linkage was completed. The resulting working paper, entitled How Postal Codes Map to Geographic Areas (Catalogue no. 92F0138MIE2007001), is available on the Statistics Canada website.