About First Base Solutions

Changing Views To Get A Better Perspective

Created In February of 2000 as a wholly owned subsidiary of J.D. Barnes Limited, First Base Solutions’ (FBS) core purpose is delivering high resolution aerial imagery, geospatial data, and comprehensive mapping services and solutions for land information professionals in many industries. FBS caters to organizations with diverse mapping needs, technical experience, and budgets.

Based near Buttonville Airport in Markham, Ontario, FBS maintains a fleet of Cessna aircraft equipped with a high resolution camera system, ready to capture aerial imagery for you anywhere in North America on demand. FBS offers value added post production services including orthorectification, colour balancing, mosaicking, stereo models, and custom feature extraction. FBS also provides three options offering online access to a wealth of ready-to-use archived imagery and data:


Ontario’s largest spatial data marketplace for orthophoto, elevation models, parcel boundaries and much more.


A feature-packed online mapping application with tools to measure, draw, compare imagery year over year, and research property information.


Unlimited access to Ontario's largest web map service; a live on-demand connection to FBS's complete library of high-res aerial imagery and contours served directly into your CAD or GIS workstation.

Custom Professional Services: 

  • Aerial Image Acquisition
  • Image Processing
  • Topographic Mapping
  • Ground Feature Delineation
  • Large Format Printing
  • Spatial Data Manipulation
  • Web Mapping Application Development
  • Large-Scale Geospatial Solutions   


  • Making well-informed decisions
  • Saving time and money on research
  • Reducing costly site visits
  • Streamlining communication
  • Visualizing complex information
  • Managing big data efficiently

Contact Us:

140 Renfrew Drive, Suite 100

Markham, ON, L3R 6B3

Learn more at firstbasesolutions.com

Established in 2000 in Markham, ON, First Base Solutions (FBS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of J.D. Barnes Ltd. and is a provider of orthophotography, parcel mapping, digital elevation models, and other geospatial data to a variety of industries in Ontario and beyond. Professional services include aerial image acquisition, custom mapping, and geospatial software development. FBS offers three web applications to access our data collections: VuMAP, MapWarehouse, and MapCast. To learn more please visit www.firstbasesolutions.com

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