Canadian Geospatial Briefing June 20th: 1. TCarta Opens Canadian Affiliate Office; 2. Canada and Denmark create world’s newest land border; 3. The Local News Map; 4. Comprehensive map of Canada’s cities for accessibility; 5. Vulnerability to rising temperatures by neighborhood.
1. TCarta Opens Canadian Affiliate Office to Provide Hydrospatial Mapping Services Across Canada
2. Canada and Denmark create the world’s newest land border on tiny Han’s Island
On June 13, 2022, Canada and Denmark finally decided to split Hans Island and define the rest of the disputed maritime border.
This newest land border is about 3/4 mile (1.2 km) long and mirrors a gorge that runs across the island from north to south. Read more here
3. The Local News Map
The Local News Map is a crowd-sourced resource that keeps an eye on what is happening to local newspapers, broadcast outlets, and online/digital news sources in places across Canada.
Source: Local News Map.
It displays information on the launch/closing of local news organizations along with service increases/reductions going back to 2008. Map data are downloaded and analyzed in reports that are published every two months.
4. Deep data dive creates a comprehensive map of Canada’s cities for accessibility
5. Vulnerability to rising temperatures may depend on your neighborhood
Is Canada ready to cope with 21st-century heat? Temperatures that were mostly unthinkable, have become a reality in the temperate city of Vancouver.