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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…

Starting a GIS Career in a Slow Economy

You’ve finished all your courses, walked across the stage wearing a grad gown, cap and hood with your school’s chosen…

Neil Thompson: Geospatial Intelligence & Canadian Military (Part 2)

This is the second part of the interview GoGeomatics Canada has done with Neil Thompson, the Managing partner of the…

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…

Furthering Canada’s Geomatics Strategy: New Visions – New Direction – New Future

The recent publication of the ‘Canadian Geomatics Community Strategy “White Paper” and Scenarios’ has added another perspective toward furthering the development…

Updated 2013 Canadian Geomatics Conferences & Events: GIS, Remote Sensing, Surveying

We decided to update our list of events and conferences that might be of interest to the geomatics community for…

Emily MacDonald – Co-Founder of Integral Geomatics

GoGeomatics got the chance to talk to Emily MacDonald, and share her story with you, our readers. She is the…

Marie C. Robidoux – Association of Canada Land Surveyors’ First Female President

We are very fortunate and pleased to announce Marie C. Robidoux, CLS, LLM and share her insights with you, our…

ACCURATE SPATIAL DATA: GIS AND TRAVEL ACCOUNTS

Data acquisition is without a doubt one of the most important processes in the implementation of any GIS. As GIS…

Geomatics Leadership In Canada: Assessing The State and Challenges

When GoGeomatics Canada asked me to write on the topic of  “leadership in the geomatics community in Canada” I pondered…

University of New Brunswick Surveying: James Secord

Here, we will be speaking with Dr. James M. Secord. He is the Director of Undergraduate Studies in Geomatics in…

Bob Ryerson: State of our Art – Canadian Geomatics Editorial

For the first editorial for the new Canadian web magazine for geomatics I have been asked to comment on where…