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What is the Canadian Cartographic Association?

The Canadian Cartographic Association (CCA) was founded in 1975 with the aim to promote interest in maps and cartographic materials, deepen…

A summary of the 2017 Conference of the Canadian Cartographic Association: “150 Years of Cartography: Past, Present and Future”

The 42nd Annual Conference of the Canadian Cartographic Association was held, May 31st thru June 2nd, at Carleton University. Inspired…

Cartography & Art: Historic and Ancient Maps

As much a science as an art; cartography makes one wonder how the artist or mathematician-cum-geographer captured the most finite…

Association of Canada Lands Surveyors Develops New Canadian Hydrographer Certification

Canadian Hydrographer Certification Scheme Association of Canada Lands Surveyors The Association of Canada Lands Surveyors (ACLS) has developed a certification…

Ottawa April 29th: Geospatial Career & Job Hunting Seminar

Saturday: April 29th – 9:15 AM Ottawa Library, Main Branch  Basement Conference Room 120 Metcalfe, Ottawa, Ontario We will be…

CANMAP, and SHIFTing gears at COGS

At the end of last month, John Wian hosted the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the CANMAP Research Institute in…

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…

CCA Ottawa Conference: “150 Years of Cartography: Past, Present and Future”

The 42nd Annual Conference of the Canadian Cartographic Association “150 Years of Cartography: Past, Present and Future” Location: Carleton University,…

Free Webinar March 15th: NRCan, OGC, & USGS Arctic Spatial Data Pilot Demonstration

The Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation invites you to attend the Arctic Spatial Data Pilot Demonstration Webinar. Managed and…

Toronto & Calgary: Federal Floodplain Mapping Workshop March 28th & 30th

The Federal Floodplain Mapping Guidelines workshop, hosted by Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) on behalf of the Government of Canada,…

Top Ten Climate Change Maps and GIS Applications

Awareness for climate change has been steadily increasing ever since the Green Revolution in the 1960s. There is a plethora…

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,…

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