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Facing further challenges in Toronto’s urban growth

In my last article I examined the use of GIS technology to track land use change in three downtown Toronto districts, an area representing one of the urban growth centres designated by the Places to…

GIS Technology tracks Toronto’s urban growth

In our last article on land use in the Greenbelt, we discussed the Places to Grow Act, an Ontario policy…

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…

Eastern Canada

Grand Banks to the Gulf of Mexico: My Canadian Geomatics Career

I often contemplate what it would have been like working at the same job for an entire career. Mind you,…

Canadian Municipalities Unlock Their Data with Esri’s ArcGIS Open Data

TORONTO—April 25, 2016—Esri Canada today announced that more than 20 Canadian municipalities have adopted ArcGIS Open Data.  Esri’s cloud-based geographic…

Part 2: Preparing for the Esri Desktop Associate Exam

Last month in Part 1 of my series I shared my reasoning on why I wanted to try for the…

Esri Canada Named Gold Standard Winner among Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Esri Canada, the country’s leading enterprise geographic information system (GIS) solutions provider, has been named a Gold Standard winner among…

GIS made in Canada – Doug Seaborn’s VISION*

An interview with GIS entrepreneur and visionary Douglas W. Seaborn on an exciting period of GIS development in the 1980s…

Esri Technical Certification: Why am I going to take it?

A couple weeks ago, I decided that I wanted to take one of the Esri Technical Certification Exams to improve…

ArcGIS 10.X Tips and Tricks

ArcGIS is used everywhere so chances are if you are in GIS you have used it before.  But even so,…

A GIS Postgraduate’s Journal – December 17, 2012

December 17, 2012 To say that the past semester of school flew by is an understatement. I am still slightly…

“Bands” Around Edges Of Polygons – ArcGIS Online Tip

The essence of this article is: preparing a thick border around polygons for display on ArcGIS Online (but also in…