Cityviz release notes

Version 1.1.3.0

Release date: February 17th, 2021

New Features

  • Include commercial listings.
  • Move Real Estate back to main navigation.

Version 1.1.2.1

Release date: February 15th, 2021

Updates and Improvements

  • Update software libraries.

Version 1.1.2.0

Release date: February 15th, 2021

New Features

  • Map controls on Explore page: New map controls have been added to the map on Explore page.
    • Reset view – resets the map to the initial position after any zooming and panning.
    • Full screen – open map in full screen mode.
    • Annotation tools – possibility to annotate the map by drawing shapes and lines for areas of interest.
    • Measuring tool – a measure tool has been added to the map so users can measure the distance or area of the points of interest.
    • Business information popup window – clicking a marker for any business in the overlay opens a popup window with additional information about that business.
    • Clustering markers when there are a lot of them overlapping on a small area.

Updates and Improvements

  • New datasets on Explore page: A number of new industry datasets have been added to the Explore page. They include:
    • Air transportation (airports and heliports)
    • Accommodation (hotels, inns, B&Bs and similar)
    • Arts & Entertainment (activity zones, amusement parks, art galleries, biking & cycling, cruises & boat tours, farms & orchards, fishing, gardens, hiking, historical & heritage sites, horseback riding, museums, parks, power & jet boating, science & nature, shops & malls, sightseeing tours, surfing & water sports, theaters, visitor services, wildlife viewving & bird watching, wine tours, ziplining & bungee jumping)
    • Performing arts & spectator sports (music, dance, theatre, farmers markets)
    • Golf courses
    • Ski resorts
    • Manufacturing facilities
    • Indigenous business listings
    • Child care centers
    • Elementary and secondary schools
    • Libraries
    • Residential care centers
    • Assisted living
    • Walk-in clinics
    • Pharmacies
    • Urgent and primary care
    • Medical and diagnostic laboratories
    • Mental health and substance use support centers
    • Provincial protective services (fire halls, RCMP, community policing)
  • Application window title: Application window title has been updated to “Economic Development Data Platform”.
  • Security updates: Server components have been upgraded with the most recent security updates.

Data Updates

  • Statistics Canada Labour Force Survey: Unemployment rate updated with data for January 2021.
  • Population Estimates: Population estimates updated to include 2019 data.

Version 1.1.1.0

Release date: January 17th, 2021

Updates and Improvements

  • Improved visibility of main navigation for smaller screens.
  • Moved Real Estate tab inside Community Profile tab.
  • Use CSS grid layout for Economic Indicators dashboard so the flow between standard and custom indicators is uninterrupted.
  • Security updates.
  • Upgrade automation.

Data Updates

  • Updated YLW data to include November and December 2020 data.

Bug fixes

  • Activate standard Average Rent EI to show change in Kelowna CMA numbers.

Version 1.1.0.1

Release date: January 13th, 2021

Bug fixes

  • Economic Indicators report file in Word format is corrupted and cannot be opened

Version 1.1.0.0

Release date: January 12th, 2021

New Features

  • Persist login session: The login is persisted by using cookie, which expires 24 hours after logging in.
  • Add session storage database: Session storage database has been added to the stack to facilitate persisting user logged-in sessions.
  • Allow customization of Overview page content: It is now possible to customize the content of introductory sections of Overview page using client-provided content.
  • Show a message to refresh the page when session is disconnected: When session is disconnected (for example after waking up the computer from sleep), the screen used to be grayed out. Now, a message is shown to the user to refresh the page to start a new session.

Updates and Improvements

  • Use parallel processing to generate reports: PDF/Word report generation has been offloaded to parallel processing to improve system performance.
  • Standardize chart axes labels: Chart axes labels have been standardized to include percentage (%) or currency ($) symbol as applicable.
  • Standardize hover labels: Labels that that appear when hovering over chart elements have been standardized to display consistent information throughout the application.
  • Legend covers x-axis labels on real estate charts: Chart margins have been increased to avoid overlapping of chart legend and x-axis labels.
  • Remove parentheses in Median Dwelling Count quick fact: Parentheses have been removed from the description in Median Dwelling Count quick fact on the Overview page, to make it consistent with other quick fact boxes.
  • Bar charts font size discrepancies: Discrepancies in bar charts annotations have been minimized. Annotations have been removed from the charts with high number of charts.
  • X-axis labels on real estate charts seem odd and random: X-axis labels on real estate charts have been standardized to make them consistent.
  • Remove underscore in custom Economic Indicators names: Underscores have been removed from the custom Economic Indicators names in the EI description.
  • Make Community Profile tab wording configurable: A configuration item has been added to specify alternate wording for Community Profile tab.

Data Updates

  • Statistics Canada Labour Force Survey: Unemployment rate updated with data for December 2020.
  • Real Estate Sales: Real Estate Sales have been updated with data for December 2020.
  • Airport Passengers: YLW stats updated to include data for October 2020 (most recent available).

Bug Fixes

  • Commute chart: Data updated to include data for WFN, Central Okanagan Electoral Area East and West regions.
  • Immigration -> Place of Birth hover: Immigration Place of Birth chart didn’t use to show data on hover. This has been fixed with the standardization of hover templates.

Version 1.0.0.0

Release date: November 17th, 2020

Initial release.