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Esri ECCE App Challenge Lets Students Develop New Skills

Back in March, GoGeomatics Canada introduced the Esri Canada Centres of Excellence App Challenge while the competition was still underway.…

What’s New with Geospatial Niagara

So much has happened with Geospatial Niagara since my last post, seven months ago. In this post, I’ll go over…

University of Waterloo Students Win the Esri Canada GIS Centres of Excellence App Challenge

PredictION helps citizens understand the impact of proposed transit changes to their daily commute TORONTO – Esri Canada congratulates Jonathan…

Intergraph and Esri Collaborate to Support Public Safety and Security

Intergraph®, a global leader in public safety solutions, and Esri®, a global leader in GIS technology, are collaborating to enhance…

Canada to Host International Open Data Conference, Announces Minister Clement

Third worldwide conference a key initiative in Canada’s international promotion of open data February 18, 2015 – Ottawa – Treasury…

Opinion: Canada Doesn’t Have Too Many GIS Programs

Are there too many GIS post-diploma programs and University GIS certifications in Canada? In the late 1980s, the prevailing notion…

City of Surrey Adopts Open Data Program

The City of Surrey launched its open data program as part of its commitment to an open, transparent and accessible…

10 Canadian Border Disputes that Shaped our Country

Canada is one of the wealthiest countries in the world, the second largest country based on land mass, and a…

OpenTreeMap Launches in Edmonton

Azavea, a geospatial analysis (GIS) software development company, announces the launch of OpenTreeMap, its collaborative platform for crowdsourced tree inventory,…

Join us at Ottawa U April 19th for our Debate & Discussion: Proposed National Geomatics Strategy

GoGeomatics Canada and the Canadian Remote Sensing Society (CRSS) have joined forces to  host an afternoon of debate and discussion…

Charting New Pathways for Fairness & Equity: Internationally Educated Professionals

By Bruce Millar & Maria Tretiakova Reprinted from the Ontario Professional Surveyor, Volume 56, No. 2, Spring 2013 The End…

Ed Kennedy Discuses GIAC’s Past and Future

The Canadian geomatics community has been discussing and debating the importance of having a thriving and useful geomatics industry association. …