Metadata Central

Approved users (listed below) may now access file and field level summaries for BC Cancer Agency, Human Early Learning Partnership EDI, BC Ministry of Health and BC Vital Statistics Agency via Metadata Central, our new online system.

  • Researchers or project team members at any stage of the data application (DAR) process (feasibility, initial, proposed, applied or approved)
  • Anyone affiliated with a research or public institution, including health authorities, (e.g BC Centre for Disease Control) and Public Service Agencies (e.g. BC Coroners Service)
  • Data Stewards and/or designated affiliates
  • Students enrolled in one of our Education and Training Unit courses

PLEASE NOTE: Access to Metadata Central is NOT AVAILABLE to users outside of Canada.

Access to Metadata Central is through the my.popdata website and you will need a my.popdata account to log in.

To request access to Metadata Central, please contact the Data Access Unit at


Page last revised: May 29, 2018