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A leading Canadian geomatics program: Interview with Lee Morden of SAIT

We are excited to be speaking with Lee Morden, a geomatics instructor at SAIT in Calgary, Alberta. He is committed to…

My COGS GIS Education

What About COGS The Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) is one of the best colleges in Canada for learning GIS. …

Scholarships Available for Geomatics College and University Students

The Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG) administers a number of Scholarship and Award programs that are oriented towards promoting the…

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Ten Online GIS Programs in Canada

After completing an undergraduate degree in 2015, (Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Toronto) I needed to determine…

Erosion of Geography in Canadian High Schools

Mount Allison University campus This weekend, I drove up to Mount Allison University situated in Sackville, New Brunswick, to participate…

LiDAR in Canada: Conversation with Dr. Chris Hopkinson Research Chair Remote Sensing University of Lethbridge

The author Bob Maher (BM) and Chris Hopkinson (CH) both worked as scientists at the Appied Geomatics Reearch Group (AGRG)…

Canadian GIS Ambassador Program: Interview with Brent Hall, Director of Education & Research at Esri Canada

Interview with Brent Hall, Director of Education and Research at Esri Canada and, along with his staff, the initiator of…

UAV Technology in the Canadian Forestry Sector

The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) industry is soaring! Civilian drones are being applied in various global industries ranging from agriculture…

Esri Technical Certification: Why am I going to take it?

A couple weeks ago, I decided that I wanted to take one of the Esri Technical Certification Exams to improve…

Strategies for Young GIS & Geomatics Professionals: Getting Ahead At Work

You have landed your job in geomatics and you want to move ahead. Maybe you are interested in leading a…

Governments of Canada and Manitoba invest in building state-of-the-art Churchill Marine Observatory

Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages and Minister responsible for Manitoba, and Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger visited…

PredictION: Routing & Modeling App for Proposed Transit Projects

PredictION is an app that provides transit authorities with a unique approach to engage and inform the public. By making…