CartoGraf is an interactive web-based mapping application to enhance learning in geography and history classes in schools and colleges. It is free and Open Source and we'd like to thank the following partners:


LEARN is an educational foundation supported in part by funding from the Quebec-Canada Entente for Minority Language Education that:
  • offers e-learning services and support to all English school boards, private schools, community organizations and the private sector in rural and urban settings;
  • supports and promotes pedagogical collaboration and innovation using information technology, and works to model best practices; and
  • publishes quality learning materials to support educators who are implementing competency-based practices in the classroom.

Service du RECIT national, domaine de l’univers social

The acronym RÉCIT stands for "a network of resource people for the development of student competencies through the integration of technologies." The name "RÉCIT" reflects our dual orientations which encompass regional and provincial services in Quebec, Canada.
Le “RECIT de l’univers social” is a national service dedicated to the fields of geography and history. With their partners, they have been creating and developing CartoGraf.

Parcs Canada

Parks Canada is a federal organisation that works to ensure Canada’s historic and natural heritage is protected, through a network of 42 national parks, 167 national historic sites and four national marine conservation areas. Canadians and people around the world are invited to engage in personal moments of inspiring discovery at our treasured natural and historic places.


Revolution Linux is an open source services provider. Areas of expertise include:
  • Central management and office automation of desktops/laptops and servers
  • Infrastructure Services
  • Web-Services


AvanTech.net is a Free/Open Source service company, specialized in Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware.

Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware

Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware is a full-featured, web-based, multilingual (40+ languages), tightly integrated, all-in-one Wiki+CMS+Groupware, Free and Open Source Software (GNU/LGPL), using PHP, MySQL, Zend Framework, jQuery and Smarty. Tiki can be used to create all kinds of Web applications, sites, portals, knowledge base, intranets, and extranets. It is actively developed by a very large international community.

Tiki is the Open Source Web Application with the most built-in features. Highly configurable and modular, all features are optional and administered via a web-based interface.

Tiki integrates and interacts with a multitude of software and services. For the CartoGraf project, the following projects particularly stand out:

OpenStreetMap & OpenLayers

OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a collaborative project to create a free editable map of the world.

OpenLayers is an open source (provided under a modified BSD license) JavaScript library for displaying map data in web browsers.

Google Maps & Google Street View

Google Maps is a web mapping service application and technology provided by Google.

Google Street View is a technology featured in Google Maps and Google Earth that provides panoramic views from positions along many streets in the world