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Google Maps Goes North

It looks like Google has extended its map database north of the 50th parallel.

It looks like Google has extended its map database to include locations north of the 50th parallel. Now people can get travelling information for Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon, Winnipeg and the like.
Very cool.
There are a few bugs still. For example, Happy Valley-Goose Bay in Labrador does not have street names and you cannot zoom into the maximum amount. Other than things like that, it rocks. Can’t wait until it’s out of beta.
Now if they could just allow me to scroll with my scrollwheel.

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By Kim Siever

Kim Siever is an independent journalist based in Lethbridge, Alberta. He writes daily news stories, focusing on politics and labour.

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