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URISA BC – Engage: Make It So With GIS in Community Engagement

What: Engage: Make It So With GIS in Community Engagement Where: Vancouver, BC When: Thursday, 15 June 2017 from 8:00…

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…

URISA BC: Vancouver Call for Presentations on GIS Trends in Community Engagement

Call for Presentations Following the success of our December event, the URISA BC Executive Team is busy planning our next…

Canadian Government Supports Advanced Geomatics Research

Leading Edge Geomatics will be able to develop new and advanced airborne mapping technology thanks to a repayable government contribution…

Canadian Municipalities Unlock Their Data with Esri’s ArcGIS Open Data

TORONTO—April 25, 2016—Esri Canada today announced that more than 20 Canadian municipalities have adopted ArcGIS Open Data.  Esri’s cloud-based geographic…

A Shared Vision

Every year, a small team of Esri staff come to COGS to recruit new talent. As part of the interview…

MDA to operate Canada’s ground station infrastructure and expand its international business

Richmond, BC – MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., a global communications and information company, today announced that it has signed…

West Parry Sound Geography Network Wins Esri Canada’s Award of Excellence in GIS

Use of mapping technology facilitates efficient data sharing and increased collaboration among rural municipalities Thunder Bay, ON, Esri Canada User…

Remote sensing sheds light on Earth’s surface at UVic

The University of Victoria is partnering with the province to develop new ways of using airborne sensors to gather information…

tecconnect Making Lethbridge a Hub for Geospatial Technology

How can we foster a strong geospatial sector in our cities and communities across Canada? Economic Development Lethbridge’s (EDL) answer…

Geography Education: First Thoughts from Haida Gwaii

One of the joys of leaving your residence on one coast (Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia) and moving to a new…

Expansion at Inuvik Satellite Station Facility from Swedish Space Corporation

The Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) is increasing its capacity at the Inuvik Satellite Station Facility in Inuvik, Canada, with the…