About Tyler Collins

Tyler has worked in Geomatics in Canada and the United Kingdom, with GPS navigation, telecom and planning firms. He currently lives and works in St. Catharines, Ontario.

Posts by Tyler Collins

Posted on August 10, 2017
The Breaking News Last year, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists announced that a year prior, one of their members (Süddeutsche Zeitung) had been sent the contents of a massive leak from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca. This leak revealed that for years the firm had been helping people and companies all around the world avoid taxes by channeling wealth through overseas shell companies, most notably in the British Virgin Islands and Bahamas. The clients came from over 100 countries, including Canada. CBC and the Toronto Star are the two Canadian members of the ICIJ and both produced some stories in the...
This time of year there is no shortage of magazines and web sites devoting space to articles on hockey. There are currently several season previews available that provide predictions on who will win the Stanley Cup, what teams have improved the most and what players are soon to be stars. However, few articles, if any, will include a geomatics slant. Everyone knows that hockey is an omnipresent part of Canada, ingrained in our culture, history, communities and media; but perhaps the geographical aspects of our national sport are overlooked. We have come to identify cities like Toronto and Montreal as the capitals of the sport, but surely...