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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…

The Integrated Cadastral Information (ICI) Society and ParcelMap BC

This is the first of two articles on the release of ParcelMap BC Data, which we see as a significant…

A List of Geospatial Open Data Resources in Canada

Recently, I read an article about the Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI) that seeks to explain why the CGDI, among many…

Call to Action: Network of Concerned Geographers

Our growing network – the Network of Concerned Geographers – is pressuring the American Association of Geographers to study and…

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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…

QGIS & WorldClim: Using Zonal Statistics to Map Temperature Patterns

There has never been a time in the history of GIS when so much free, high quality data has been…

Canadian Surveyors “Remark” on History with Elk Pass Boundary Restoration Survey

The Alberta-British Columbia Boundary Commission has just completed a monument restoration survey to restore a number of deteriorated provincial boundary…

The Importance of Students & Young Professionals in Canada’s Geomatics Community

With the help of our sponsors GoGeomatics Canada is bringing students and young geospatial professionals together at 11 events from…

URISA Heads to Toronto for GIS-Pro 2016

The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA), in partnership with its Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia Chapters, is pleased…

Canadian GIS Ambassador Program: Interview with Brent Hall, Director of Education & Research at Esri Canada

Interview with Brent Hall, Director of Education and Research at Esri Canada and, along with his staff, the initiator of…