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Geospatial Career: Finding a GIS Job

Sometimes it seems like jobs are getting harder to find in the geospatial sector. That’s because it is hard, especially…

Opinion: Canada Doesn’t Have Too Many GIS Programs

Are there too many GIS post-diploma programs and University GIS certifications in Canada? In the late 1980s, the prevailing notion…

Boeing Backs Canadian Satellite Design Challenge

The Canadian Satellite Design Challenge Management Society (CSDCMS) is pleased to announce that it has received a $50,000 funding contribution…

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…

A Breakdown of the NRCan 2014 Geomatics Country Report of Canada for the United Nations

Last year GoGeomatics brought our readers up to date on the 2012 country report from NRCan to the United Nations.…

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…

Harnessing the Power of Geospatial Information to Bolster Canada’s Health, Wealth and Security

  GAC 2015 Supports the GIS Education Community Everything begins and ends with geospatial information. Now more than ever, GIS…

Buzzing about the GoGeomatics Back to School Socials

The GoGeomatics Back to School Socials are taking place September 24th, 26th, and 27th. “These networking events are a fantastic…

The Canadian Space Agency positions Canada at the forefront of Earth Observation technology

Awards nine Contribution Agreements for R&D support valued at $857,000 to Canadian space industry August 26, 2014 – Longueuil, Quebec…

Communications & Power Industries Canada Receives Contract for Earth Observation Mission

GEORGETOWN, Ontario – Communications & Power Industries Canada Inc. (CPI Canada) has been awarded a $3.3 million contract from the…

Industry Minister Moore announces support for new space technologies that will provide crucial information about the Earth

Montreal, Quebec – Canadian Space Agency Industry Minister James Moore announced support for the development of new Earth Observation (EO)…

All the Geomatics Acronyms You Wanted to Know but were Too Afraid to Ask

Here in Canada, there are many geomatics acronyms that get tossed around. During the recent “Team Canada” event that the…