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June Seo: Geomatics Engineering Student at NAIT & GoGeomatics Edmonton Group Leader

GoGeomatics Canada is pleased to introduce June Seo to the community. She is one of the great new group leaders…

2016 Canadian Geomatics Events & Conferences

This is our list Canadian geomatics conferences and events for 2016. Here you will find events pertaining to GIS, remote…

BCIT GIS Survey: should we offer a new type of GIS program?

The BCIT GIS department is undertaking a needs assessment to determine the feasibility of offering an Advanced Certificate in GIS…

Open Data, Open Source, Open Possibilities

Back in 2006 I (Jim) was a student at BCIT and a Vancouver resident, eager to obtain some local data…

Presagis Showcases New Modeling and Simulation Software Suite at I/ITSEC 2015

Unmanned Aerial Systems Border Surveillance demo reveals the realism, power and versatility of Presagis’ M&S Suite 15 MONTREAL, CANADA–(Marketwired –…

Local Action & Geomatics: the Gowgaia Institute on Haida Gwaii

This blog is a sequel to last month’s discussion on ‘think global, act local‘. It looks at the the Gowgaia…

District of Squamish Wins Esri Canada’s Award of Excellence in GIS

VANCOUVER, Esri Canada User Conference – November 17, 2015 – The District of Squamish is a fast-growing municipality between the…

QGIS, GDAL & Python: Exploring The Lost Buildings of Ottawa

The city of Ottawa has seen its urban landscape change throughout its history. As in many major cities, small buildings…

Getting to First Base with GIS

A friend of mine who volunteers with a girls’ softball team came to me with a request recently. “I have…

John Potter Recognized with Esri Canada’s Roger F. Tomlinson Lifetime Achievement Award

REGINA, Esri Canada User Conference – November 3, 2015 – Esri Canada today presented John Potter, a professional engineer who…

Elevation Web Services: Limitations and Prospects

Elevation Web Services: Limitations and Prospects Elevation data is necessary for a wide range of geospatial applications such as creating…

Clearwater Seafoods Wins Esri Award for Promoting Sustainability Using GIS

Clearwater Seafoods is one of the largest vertically integrated seafood companies in North America and provides premium wild, eco-certified seafood…