gis program

URISA Heads to Toronto for GIS-Pro 2016

The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA), in partnership with its Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia Chapters, is pleased…

BCIT GIS student project Tetrad

Become a BCIT GIS Student Project / Practicum Sponsor

The BCIT GIS department has been graduating students for 25+ years.  Our students come from BC, but as well, across…

GoGeomatics Canada

Join us for Coast to Coast “Back to School” 2016 GoGeomatics Canada Socials

GoGeomatics Canada is kicking off the new school year this September, and welcoming everyone to our Canada-Wide Back to School…

Geospatial Niagara: Day of Geography, ihub, Geoparks, TreeOcode, & St. John’s Declaration

It’s hard to believe that it’s been over a year since my post introducing Geospatial Niagara to GoGeomatics Canada readers.…

Georeferencing Scanned Maps Using QGIS

One of the passions of modern day information technologists is to convert the past to digital form and to put…

GIS made in Canada – Doug Seaborn’s VISION*

An interview with GIS entrepreneur and visionary Douglas W. Seaborn on an exciting period of GIS development in the 1980s…

Geography or Geomatics?

What is the Difference Between Geomatics and Geography?

There seems to be great confusion between these two great disciplines, especially noting that some geographers and schools claim that…

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…

Open Source GIS for Everyone: A QGIS-based program at Langara College Vancouver

This article is the first in a monthly GoGeomatics Canada series on topics related to Open Source GIS for Everyone,…

BCIT Program Has the GIS Talent You Need

The BCIT GIS department has been graduating students for 25+ years.  Our students come from BC, but as well, across…

Another Great Night at the Vancouver GoGeomatics Social

Vancouver had it’s largest GoGeomatics Social ever last night, with 60 geomatics professionals and new grads coming together at the…