Canadian Association of Geographers

Canadian Institute of Geomatics Expands Executive Team with New VP Dr Brent Hall

Ottawa, August 16, 2016 – The Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG), the largest and most influential geospatial knowledge network in…

Remembering Roger Tomlinson & Early History of GIS in Canada

It’s two years now since Roger Tomlinson passed away.  Roger’s and my career path have crossed several times over the…

2016 Canadian Geomatics Events & Conferences

This is our list Canadian geomatics conferences and events for 2016. Here you will find events pertaining to GIS, remote…

Advice

Perspective is everything: The St. John’s Declaration & Geographic Education

I am a retired geographic educator. I am a geographer. I understand GIS. Or should I say I LOVE Geomatics?…

Speaker Series: GIS Disaster Response at January Toronto Social

It’s a brand new year of GoGeomatics socials across Canada, and we’ve got a great speaker lined up for Toronto…

Canadian Geomatics Twitter Channels: Friends with Benefits

This piece is generated by my experiences with my own account @RebelGeo and as Tweeter for Canadian Geographic Education @CanGeoEdu.…

All the Geomatics Acronyms You Wanted to Know but were Too Afraid to Ask

Here in Canada, there are many geomatics acronyms that get tossed around. During the recent “Team Canada” event that the…

CAG/CCA/ESAC Conference and Geographic Education Town Hall Recap

Having Congress 2014 of the Humanities and Social Sciences in your backyard doesn’t happen very often, and it’s a pretty…

Geospatial Niagara – Geographic Education Town Hall Meeting

So, what do you do when approximately 8,000 practitioners of the Humanities and Social Sciences domain converge at the university…

2014 Canadian Geomatics Events & Conferences

This is our list of Canadian geomatics conferences and events for 2014.  Here you will find events pertaining to GIS,…

The Caravan Thunders Onward

“The caravan thunders onward On my way at last, on my way at last I can’t stop thinking big” –…

Fixing Geography Education in Canada: The First Step

Earlier this year, a CBC report brought to light a disturbing trend among Canada’s student population. Fundamental geographic knowledge (as…