Economic Development

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…

Geography Education: Changing Scale and Viewpoint

In England, as a teenager, we used to conduct ‘table top’ car rallies, using the 1 inch to 1 mile…

Geography Education: The Map is Not the App

David Lepage, in his blog for Axiom News, expresses concern for “the map is not the territory” in a community…

The Changing Face of Geography: Learning Opportunitites

This article is a companion piece to the September 23rd article “The Changing Face of Geomatics: Learning Opportunities,” which focused…

Expansion of the Inuvik Satellite Station Gets Some Much Needed Fibre Optic Cable

YELLOWKNIFE (July 30, 2014) – The installation of a high-speed fibre optic link connecting communities in the Mackenzie Valley and…

MP Galipeau Inaugurates New State of-the-Art Satellite Station

GATINEAU, QUEBEC — 06/11/14 — Natural Resources Canada Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Orleans, on behalf of the Honourable…

Ontario: NEONet is receiving $500,000 for a GIS Mapping Project Involving 20 Communities

Bulletin: Supporting Economic Development in Timmins Region Ontario Creating Jobs, Strengthening Northern Economy Ministry of Northern Development and Mines Ontario…

The Caravan Thunders Onward

“The caravan thunders onward On my way at last, on my way at last I can’t stop thinking big” –…

How Valuable is Geospatial Information in Canada?

There is a strong consensus that geospatial information (GI) has become ubiquitous, but what real value is the use of…

Should we be called geomatics or something else?

In order to determine whether geomatics is the most appropriate term for this field it may be useful to review…

Canada’s Arctic: Spatial Info/Geotech Opportunity

Canada’s north has always been a challenge to those living there and to geoscience professionals alike. The sheer size of…