GoGeomatics Canada

GoGeomatics Canada’s Online Magazine is your source for the latest news in the Canadian geomatics sector. We publish articles about technology, projects, events, Canadian companies, and interviews with industry leaders. To submit an article to the GoGeomatics Magazine, please email your pitch to info@gogeomatics.ca.

Articles by GoGeomatics Canada

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for September 4th: Betty Fleming; Indigenous Atlas; PCI Geomatics; Kongsber vs. federal government;

The Unsung Heroes of Canadian Geography Over 45 years ago, cartographer Betty Fleming discovered a small island off the Labrador…

OpenNorth: The Open Smart Cities Guide for Canada

Canada, like so many other countries around the world, is embracing the idea of smart cities.  This spring Industry Canada…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for August 27th: UK Geospatial Strategy; Story Mapping; Siri’s location recognition technology; Satellite Aeolus; Alan Volbrecht

UK Government Calls for Launch of Geospatial Strategy: The data revolution The UK has launched the Geospatial Commission to encourage…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for August 20th: Black Widow Spiders; Sidewalk Labs; BC Wildfires; Back to School Socials

Map of Black Widow Expansion into Canada Scientists are finding evidence of poisonous Black Widow Spiders appearing farther north than…

Your International Geospatial Briefing for August 14th: World Geospatial Industry Council; CME Group; MapD; smart address plate management systems

World geospatial industry council launches Geospatial industry leaders from across the world have joined forces to form the World Geospatial…

5th Annual 2018 GoGeomatics Back to School Social: Dates, Venues & First Sponsors Announced

Join the Canadian geospatial community as we welcome new and returning students to our sector! This year we are proud…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for August 7th: 2018 Report for Canadian Geospatial Capacity; Michael Rack and MDA; Current and Nokia; Alert Geomatics

CCMEO has published a Report outlining Canada’s efforts to develop geospatial capacity at the UN Today, in the margins of…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for July 30th: Russian satellite; Deimos Imagery; Will Cadell talks software; Abu Dhabi; Singapore; Continental Mapping

$150 million Russian satellite to launch by 2025 Russia’s Research and Production Association of Machine-Building has won a contract with…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for July 23rd: Thai cave rescue; TECTERRA LEAP program; data and cannabis; Marine Emergency Response; Behr technologies

Thai Cave rescue aided by Calgary geomatics company Intermap Technologies provided crucial data that helped rescuers reach the 12 children…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for July 3rd: EU space program; Continental Mapping Consultants; trajectoryXyzt; CIGAR; Pakistan’s SAR satellite; Airbus/Planet partnership

The European Commission to spend $18.6B on space program The Galileo and European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) satellite navigation…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for June 25th: Canadian GIS Program Closing; Arctic Coast Guard; Canadian Gov’t and Big Data; Radarsat Satellites; flood imagery; Investing in Canada Plan

Why is Red River College closing its GIS program? “Low Industry and labour market demand and difficulty attracting students” as…

Your Global Geospatial Briefing for June 18th: Kepler.gl; CSIRO Centre for Earth Observation; Smart cities in Nepal; UPS; Blockchain

Will a new Geospatial Analysis tool from Uber challenge traditional GIS software? Kepler.gl is Uber’s new “data-agnostic, high-performance web-based application…