Google Street View Adds 9 More Canadian Cities

There was a lot of excitement in Canada when the Google Street View car was spotted throughout the country. In early October, Google Street View finally hit the shores of Canada and went live. However, it was only limited to a select few Canadian cities. Now, it looks like other parts of Canada are ready to join the party!

Google Street View Adds 9 More Cities–Let the Stalking Begin

Here are the latest cities that have gone “live” with Google Street View:

  • Victoria
  • Nanaimo
  • Edmonton
  • Saskatoon
  • Winnipeg
  • Sudbury
  • London
  • Sherbrooke
  • St. John’s

This list adds to the following cities already on Street View: Vancouver, Whistler, Squamish, Banff, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Hamilton, Kitchener, Waterloo, Montreal, Quebec City and Halifax.

Notable Facts:

  • More than 50,000km of Canadian imagery are now launched in Street View in Google Maps
  • Street View has proven so popular that, on the day of its initial launch for Canada (7 October 2009), global traffic to Street View on Google Maps doubled
  • Street View imagery has also launched today for Singapore, more cities in France and Japan, and special sites including Stonehenge, Pompei, the Palace of Versailles, and SeaWorld San Diego and Orlando

Also, in preparation for the 2010 Olympics:

Google also announced last week that it’s in the process of capturing images of Olympic venues in Vancouver and Whistler, B.C., which will make up Canada’s first Street View special collection.

What city are you in that is still waiting for Google Street View to go “live” in?

[Canadian Press]