Canada

Disaster Management Made Difficult by the Pandemic – Drones to the Rescue!

Natural disasters, to say the least, have jeopardized the livelihood of millions, and the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh are not…

GoodScore.City: Comparing the Environmental Health of Canada’s Downtown Cores

The Canadian Urban Environmental Health Research Consortium (CANUE) is a group dedicated to understanding urban living and its impacts on…

Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) Opens $9 million Geographic Innovation Centre and Residence

On July 6th, Iain Rankin, Nova Scotia’s premier, was in the Annapolis Valley to unveil the provinces 9 million dollar…

Geospatial Metadata: The Ties That Bind- Tobias Spears, Head of the Ocean Data & Information Section at Fisheries & Oceans Canada – GeoIgnite Talk on YouTube

The Government of Canada and organizations such as the UN recognize the critical role of standards in geographic information and…

Fully funded MSc project for pre-European settlement forest inventory: Dept of Geography, Planning and Environment Concordia University, Montreal

Concordia is looking for a highly motivated and research driven student with background in forestry, ecology, environmental geography or a…

GeoIgnite 2021 On YouTube: Canada’s Provincial & Territorial Geospatial Leadership Panel

A successful and informative Day Three of the GeoIgnite 2021 conference closed out with an inaugural panel of provincial and…

Clement Charre Receives GeoIgnite 2021 Volunteer Award

Ladies and gentlemen, the GeoIgnite 2021 Volunteer of the Year — Clement Charre! The first time I met Clement Charre…

GeoIgnite Keynote 2021: Luc Brulé, Vice-President of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA)

Day Two of GeoIgnite 2021 started off very strong with this fascinating keynote from Luc Brulé, the Vice President of…

Tanya Tejassvi

Tanya Tejassvi: GeoIgnite 2021 Diversity Leadership Award

GeoIgnite presents its annual Diversity Leadership Award to individuals and organizations advancing the evolution of diversity and inclusion in the…

YouTube: “Why is an AI company designing Canada’s hydro database?”

Vancouver-based cognitive AI company Minerva Intelligence is working on the first major update to the Canadian National Hydro Network (NHN) since…

Calgary’s Morgan Ostrander Named Outstanding 2021 GoGeomatics Group Leader for Canada

I’m excited to announce that Morgan Ostrander, GoGeomatics community leader for Calgary, is the 2021 national leadership award winner. Morgan’s…

Ontario Based SkyWatch raises $17.2M for its Earth Observation data platform

SkyWatch Space Applications Inc. (“SkyWatch“), a Waterloo-based space technology startup, announced today the completion of a $17.2M USD Series B round of financing…

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