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What is the Canadian Cartographic Association?

The Canadian Cartographic Association (CCA) was founded in 1975 with the aim to promote interest in maps and cartographic materials, deepen…

A summary of the 2017 Conference of the Canadian Cartographic Association: “150 Years of Cartography: Past, Present and Future”

The 42nd Annual Conference of the Canadian Cartographic Association was held, May 31st thru June 2nd, at Carleton University. Inspired…

Google Earth Engine – What is a Data Cube and Why Canadians Should Care

What is a data cube and how is it used for big data analytics?  How does a data cube work…

GIS Open Source versioning tool for a multi-user Distributed Environment (part 1)

Editors note: This article has been jointly written by Nicolas Gignac, Dami Sonoiki (eHealth Africa) and Samuel Aiyeoribe (eHealth Africa). These authors…

CCA Ottawa Conference: “150 Years of Cartography: Past, Present and Future”

The 42nd Annual Conference of the Canadian Cartographic Association “150 Years of Cartography: Past, Present and Future” Location: Carleton University,…

Call for Papers: CAG: Critical Geographies of Migration

Please consider submitting an abstract for the CAG 2017 York University, May 29 – June 2, 2017. The last day to submit…

The 5 most interesting things that happened in geomatics in 2016

Let’s take a step back and have a look at what happened this year. To be honest, it was pretty…

What are the Top Programming Languages in the GIS World?

Image source: www.tiobe.com Every now and again we hear about the importance of programming for Geographic Information Systems(GIS) professionals, that…

UAVs in Canada – Key Exposures to Loss and Ways to Protect Yourself

This article was written by Mark Sampson for the Association of Ontario Land Surveyors. Mark’s contact details are at the…

RouteMagic: A Unique Way of Mapping Your Bike Route

Always at the forefront, the CycleMap application is revolutionising how people plan their bike rides with its RouteMagic, a new…

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…