INDOOR MAPS OF 18 CANADIAN SHOPPING MALLS NOW ON APPLE MAPS
In news that can only be described as a perfect amalgamation of digital and physical, MacRumors says that Apple Maps has been updated with indoor maps of at least 18 shopping malls in several Canadian cities and suburbs, including Toronto, Mississauga, Hamilton, Montréal, Calgary, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Vancouver, and Dieppe, New Brunswick. Nearly all of the shopping malls are Cadillac Fairview properties, with the sole exception being Square One in Mississauga. Apple has yet to add indoor maps for the Eaton Centre in Toronto and the Paciͤc Centre in Vancouver, two of the biggest Cadillac Fairview malls. Two other notable exclusions are Yorkdale in Toronto and the Centre Eaton de Montréal.
Apple launched indoor maps at selected airports and shopping malls in 2017, with a list of locations available on its iOS Feature Availability page. To view an indoor map, open the Apple Maps app on the Apple device a running iOS
11 or later, search for a supported location, zoom in, and tap on “Look Inside” if necessary. Indoor maps at shopping malls make it easier to ͤnd the exact location of stores, restaurants, and restrooms on each floor, in addition to guest services, parking, escalators, stairs, etc. Swipe up on the place card to browse by category, such as clothes, shoes, accessories, beauty, food, and drinks. The malls included are GaleriesD’Anjou in Montréal, Carrefour Laval in Laval, Promenades St-Bruno in Saint-Bruno, Fairview Pointe Claire in Pointe-Claire, Rideau Centre in Ottawa, Markville in Markham, Shops at Don Mills in Toronto, Fairview Mall in Toronto, Sherway Gardens in Toronto, Square One in Mississauga, Lime Ridge in Hamilton, Fairview Park in Kitchener, Masonville Place in London, Polo Park in Winnipeg, Chinook Centre in Calgary, Market Mall in Calgary, Richmond Centre in