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A Canadian Geographer’s Notes from Nunavut

For the last five years, I have annually had the opportunity to spend time in Iqaluit, Canada’s fastest growing community in Canada’s fastest growing territory or province. On arrival, I check out the selection of new books at Arctic Ventures and the screening of new movies about the North. This year, there was the chance to see John Walker’s Passage and to buy a copy of Darrel Varga’s book of the same name in the Canadian Cinema series.

COGS NSCC students use Geomatics to explore the history of Black Loyalists & Joggins Fossil Cliff

NSCC students make major impact in two small communities with huge historical significance Students at Nova Scotia Community College’s Centre…

Call for Papers: CAG: Critical Geographies of Migration

Please consider submitting an abstract for the CAG 2017 York University, May 29 – June 2, 2017. The last day to submit…

High Resolution Mapping Along the Coastal Zone - https://geomatics.one

Atlantic Canada: COGS: Geomatics Professionals Coming to Discuss High Resolution Coastal Mapping

High Resolution Coastal Zone Mapping This collaborative effort by GANS & the CIG will engage the geospatial community & increase awareness on the value…

Making is Connecting: the social meaning of creativity

I spent Christmas in Sydney, Cape Breton. While there, I had the time to read David Gauntlett’s book ‘Making is Connecting’.…

Feb 7-8: Two Day Workshop on High Resolution Mapping Along Coastal Zones

The coastal zone, that dynamic geographic region where the interaction of the sea and land occurs, is vital to the…

High Resolution Mapping Along the Coastal Zone: CIG & GANS Workshop 7 – 8 February 2017

The Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia (GANS) and the Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG) Nova Scotia Chapter would like to…

How Pokémon Go can encourage a love of outdoors … and family …

In a prior piece, Jonathan Murphy pointed out that fun and geospatial awareness can go together through a game. I…

TECTERRA Funds $4.9 Million for Geomatics Innovation in Canada in 2015-16

TECTERRA Inc. announced it had committed $4.9 million of funds to support the geomatics technology sector in Canada during the…

Global GIS Market to Grow Steadily at a CAGR of More Than 10% by 2020

Technavios market research analyst predicts the global GIS market to grow steadily at a CAGR of more than 10% by…

Ted MacKinnon New President of The Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia (GANS)

The Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia is a small non profit professional organization in Nova Scotia that foster the application of geomatics…

GoGeomatics Goes to East Africa: New Markets for Canadian Technologies

  Jambo from Nairobi, Kenya!   I,  Jon Murphy – GoGeomatic’s intrepid Managing Director, am in Kenya having a look…

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