British Columbia

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…

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for August 20th: Black Widow Spiders; Sidewalk Labs; BC Wildfires; Back to School Socials

Map of Black Widow Expansion into Canada Scientists are finding evidence of poisonous Black Widow Spiders appearing farther north than…

Karl Kliparchuk talks top GIS Education at BCIT in Vancouver, BC, Canada

GoGeomatics kicks off our series of interview with geospatial program across the country on the West Coast of Canada.  We…

Fire GIS Uses Maps, Data, & Social Media–A Hot Tool for BC Residents, Travellers

Every summer in British Columbia, along with long days, sunshine, heat, and little rain comes an all-too-familiar reality: hundreds of…

M.A. or M.Sc. Opportunity – Environmental Assessment and Resource Mgt

M.A. or M.Sc. Graduate Research Opportunity Department of Geography and Planning University of Saskatchewan   Opportunity: The Department of Geography…

Canadian Hydrographic & National Surveyors Conferences: 2018 Victoria, BC: March 26-29

2018 Canadian Hydrographic & National Surveyors Conferences  March 26-29, 2018, Victoria B.C. Sponsor and Exhibitor Registration is now opened.  You…

URISA BC: Vancouver Call for Presentations on GIS Trends in Community Engagement

Call for Presentations Following the success of our December event, the URISA BC Executive Team is busy planning our next…

GIS in Action: How Does BC Pinot Noir Express Terroir?

Editors note: In this previously published article, Karl Kliparchuk, BCIT GIS Program Head & Instructor uses GIS to explore the…

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,…

Esri Canada Community Maps Program: Why more communities need to take advantage of this

The Community Maps Program (CMP) was introduced by Esri Canada in 2009 allowing organizations to share and host geographic data. …

Canadian flag

Ten Interesting Facts about the Geography of Canada

This year Canada will celebrate its 150th birthday on July 1st. Most of you, like me, will be out celebrating…

UBC Unveils New Masters of Geomatics for Environmental Management

The UBC Faculty of Forestry is excited to announce that the official approval of the Master of Geomatics for Environmental Management…

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