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LiDAR Workshop held at UNB

On the morning of the 25th of January, I headed down to the Forestry complex at the University of New…

Younger Geospatial Professional of the Year Award for 2019

LiDAR News and SPAR 3D are excited to announce that they will be hosting the inaugural Younger Geospatial Professional of…

Canada’s Best and Brightest: Teams Announced for 2019 National Geomatics Competition in Calgary

It’s that time of year once again: time for the National Geomatics Competition! The National Geomatics Competition (NGC) is Canada’s…

How to Write an Effective Geospatial & GIS Cover Letter

When applying for a geospatial position, your cover letter provides the perfect opportunity to really make sense of your skills…

Conference2Classroom – Grassroots initiative connecting scientists and students across Canada

Conference2Classroom is a new initiative by Rachel Kuzmich of Queen’s University to connect educators and students across Canada. Rachel was…

Leaflet: Tell Your Story with Open Source Web Maps

Web maps are becoming a standard tool that GIS developers use to tell their story to a worldwide audience. The…

Interview: Associate Professor Kevin Turner from Brock University’s Department of Geography and Tourism Studies Talks

This installment of our ongoing series on GIS and education in Canada features Associate Professor Kevin Turner from Brock University’s Department of…

First Sponsors Announced for 2019 National Geomatics Competition in Calgary

The National Geomatics Competition will be taking place in February 2019 at the University of Calgary, in cooperation with the…

The New Innovative Master of Geomatics for Environmental Management (MGEM) Program at UBC

This installment of our ongoing series on GIS and education in Canada features GoGeomatics talking to Dr. Trevor Jones, the…

Geospatial College & University Scholarships, Grants and Awards Available 2019

Awards Available To Canadian Students in Geomatics: GIS, Surveying, Geography, Engineering, Remote Sensing, etc… Editors note: If your institution gives…

Jason Freeburn discusses geospatial education at Lakehead University

This installment of our ongoing series on GIS and education in Canada features GoGeomatics talking to Jason Freeburn. Jason is…

Vancouver BCIT GIS Program seeking sponsors for student practicums/projects

The BCIT GIS program is seeking sponsors, particularly companies and government agencies, to undertake a project or practicum with BCIT…