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GIS made in Canada – Doug Seaborn’s VISION*

An interview with GIS entrepreneur and visionary Douglas W. Seaborn on an exciting period of GIS development in the 1980s…

Transport Canada encourages new drone users to learn rules before flying

With popular holiday gift comes great responsibility OTTAWA, Dec. 11, 2015 /CNW/ – Drones, also known as unmanned air vehicles,…

Getting to First Base with GIS

A friend of mine who volunteers with a girls’ softball team came to me with a request recently. “I have…

Dr Robert Maher on Geoliteracy: ‘Think global, act local’

This month (October) Digital Earth 2015 (DE2015) was held in Halifax. There were a number of keynote presentations, including those…

Web Mercator: the de facto standard, the controversy, and the opportunity

Four hundred and fifty years ago, the Flemish geographer and cartographer Gerardus Mercator presented the most popular map projection ever.…

Quebec Launches new FOSS4G GIS called IGO

IGO (for Open GIS Infrastructure) is a Free Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) developed by organisations in the government…

Standardizing IoT via the Open Geospatial Consortium Registry Platform

While IoT continues to grow in hype and in real importance, all of this excitement will start to wane if…

ECCE APP Challenge Experience –Team CODE

Team CODE is made up of myself (Jin Xing), Carl Hughes, and Matthew Tenney. We all come from Roger Tomlinson…

Ville de Montréal Wins Award for Innovative Snow Removal Mapping Application

Cloud-based mobile app communicates real-time snow removal information, enabling citizens to effectively plan around parking restrictions QUÉBEC, Esri Canada User…

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…

Career Seminars in Toronto & Ottawa: Find Success in the GIS Job Market

With so many geospatial students preparing for graduation in the coming weeks, it’s time to start focusing on life after…