Hello, I am a GIS technologist for a municipality in Ontario, Canada (Peterborough ON). How I can provide updated aerial imagery for Open Street Map to use? The current one is several years outdated and poor quality. I would also be willing to provide updated data (addresses, building footprints etc), how can I go about doing that?>

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Imagery sources can be added to https://github.com/osmlab/editor-layer-index assuming compatible terms of use.

Wrt new available data the best route would be to discuss this with the Canadian / Ontario community https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-ca

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Besides Simon Poole's good recommendations, if you are a GIS shop using ESRI software, you might consider submitting your aerial imagery to ESRI for inclusion in the "ESRI World Imagery" layer, which is actually a pretty big mash up of imagery of many different sources. They have the community maps program for that.

The "ESRI World Imagery" layer is currently available in iD and JOSM for OpenStreetMap users to base edits on, just like Bing has been for years.

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