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Annapolis Community Mapping April 13 at COGS

1866: a twenty three year old blacksmith from rural Annapolis County who  could neither read nor write. 1888: a five…

My COGS GIS Education, Part II

In my first article, I introduced the how and why I chose to attend COGS from the fall of 2014…

Scholarships Available for Geomatics College and University Students

The Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG) administers a number of Scholarship and Award programs that are oriented towards promoting the…

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Ten Online GIS Programs in Canada

After completing an undergraduate degree in 2015, (Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Toronto) I needed to determine…

Altus Geomatics’ Contributions to Fallsview Construction Helped to Create World-Class Canadian Casino

When construction began on Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort in 2001, the spectacular natural surroundings belied a particularly difficult problem for…

Indoor Mapping Platform Jibestream Named as Fast Growing IoT Company

Toronto: Jibestream announced it has been named among the 30 Fastest Growing IoT Companies for 2016. Improving efficiency, productivity and…

Government of Yukon Wins 2016 Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award

SAN DIEGO, Esri User Conference—June 29, 2016—Esri Canada congratulates the Government of Yukon for receiving the 2016 Esri Special Achievement…

Conversations with Michael Goodchild on Questions of Geography

Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with Michael Goodchild and talk about his book and Geography.  Michael was…

GIS Certification: Options and Discussion

There are many GIS and geomatics certification options available to Canadians.  They have been discussed in detail in previous articles. …

GIS Certification: The Canadian Institute of Geomatics Certification Program

One of the GIS Certifications available to Canadians specifically is the Certified Geomatics Specialist certification available from the Canadian Institute…

GIS Certification: AOLS Certificate of Registration

  Among the various types of GIS and Geomatics certifications available to Canadians, The Association of Ontario Land Surveyors (AOLS)…

GIS Certification: ASPRS Certification

  One type of certification available for GIS and Geomatics professionals is the ASPRS Certification program available from the American…